Changing or developing heritage places
Most changes proposed to heritage places are regarded as development and require approval before work is undertaken. Find out about the different approvals required for different types of work.
Understand the different types of development applications and exemptions required for places on the Queensland Heritage Register.
A Heritage Exemption Certificate gives approval for low-impact development, conservation work and simple projects that do not affect the heritage values of a place.
Find out how to apply for an Exemption Certificate.
Applications by the Queensland (State) Government that will affect a place on the Queensland Heritage Register are assessed by the Queensland Heritage Council. Read more about how to apply.
General Exemption Certificates provide upfront approval for ongoing maintenance and minor work necessary to keep heritage places on the Queensland Heritage Register and war memorials in optimal condition.