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.

When you request a building records search, we search council's building records.

Our records include:

  • building approvals
    • from 1961 onwards for properties in the former Maroochy shire
    • from July 1985 onwards for the former Caloundra shire.
  • final inspections
    • from 1992 onwards for properties in the former Maroochy shire
    • from July 1985 onwards for properties in the former Caloundra shire.
  • statutory notices.

Note: some records may not be available.

To get a copy of building plans that council may hold, you need to complete a file retrieval form.

For plumbing information, you need to select the applicable plumbing records search options on the building, plumbing and development search application.

Other building searches

  • certificate of occupancy (where available).

Other types of searches

Council can perform a variety of property searches. Refer to certificates and searches for property information for more details.

How to request a search

Council offers several ways to retrieve building records:

For help with MyCouncil:

You can contact council's development services for more information.

Sunshine Coast Council acknowledges the Sunshine Coast Country, home of the Kabi Kabi peoples and the Jinibara peoples, the Traditional Custodians, whose lands and waters we all now share.
We commit to working in partnership with the Traditional Custodians and the broader First Nations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) community to support self-determination through economic and community development.
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