Dedicate state land as a road - Queensland


You will need to apply if you intend to dedicate unallocated state land as a road. This may be necessary if access to your land does not exist or is not practical.

You are strongly encouraged to arrange a pre-lodgement meeting with the agency before you apply to ensure you have the information you need to apply correctly.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • be unable to access your land
  • be at least 18 years of age.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $314.71

Fees for 2023-24

Application process


To submit your application, you'll need:

  • written consent from the:
    • local government responsible for managing the road once it’s open
    • trustee, if the application is over a reserve and you are not the trustee
    • leaseholder, if the application is over leased land and you are not the leaseholder
    • licence holder, if the application is over an occupational licence and you don’t hold the licence.
  • a drawing that includes:
    • general location, including your land
    • area of road to be opened
    • lot on plan information
    • a north point
    • scale
    • dimensions.
  • payment of the application fee.

If submitting a PDF application, you'll also need to include the dedicate state land as road application form and the contact and land details application form.

If submitting an online application, you or a legal practitioner on your behalf, must electronically sign the application.

Administering agency

Department of Resources

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.