Council can perform a variety of searches on a nominated property for purposes like conveyancing.
If you are looking to buy or sell property on the Sunshine Coast, it's a good idea to research property information to inform your decision. There are several ways to request searches:
- lodge and pay online through MyCouncil (you will need to register to use this service)
- visit one of our offices and submit the relevant search application form and pay the applicable fee.
Note: Search applications will not be accepted without payment. Upfront payment is not required for file retrieval requests.
To comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, the use of credit cards is only available online through MyCouncil, or in person.
Certificates and searches for property information
Council can perform a range of searches on a property. These include rates and valuation, business licencing and health, flooding, building plumbing and development records.
Stormwater as constructed search
You can obtain a copy of as constructed information for council-owned infrastructure by completing an as constructed search request.
Building records search
You can obtain a copy of building records and certificate of classification by completing a building, plumbing and development search application form. For building plans, complete a file retrieval form.
You can obtain building, plumbing or development files by completing a building, plumbing and development file retrieval form. For building plans, complete a file retrieval form.
Planning and development search
You can obtain planning and development certificates by completing a building, plumbing and development search application form.
Plumbing records search
You can obtain plumbing records, drainage or hydraulic plans with a property boundary and inspection certificates by completing a building, plumbing and development search application form.
Rates and valuation search
Council can perform a range of searches including rates and valuation, property ownership and previous rates notices.
Flood mapping and information
Flood mapping and information for our community and industry professionals to make informed decisions for emergency preparedness and land use planning purposes.