Opening and closing of roads - Queensland


This support service is provided to facilitate the more effective use of lands on which developments are proposed.

Businesses can submit applications to have roads opened, closed or relocated to facilitate more efficient use of available land.

Advice is provided to clients on the process and compilation of an application in order to meet the requirements of the Land Act 1994.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

For a permanent road closure you must be the owner or lessee of land adjoining the road in question. Other applicants may be considered, subject to conditions.


Applicable costs: application fee, survey costs, purchase price of closed road area as determined, title/lease amendment costs. For further details on fees please contact the Department.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Service Delivery

State Land Operation

Contact details

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

Corporate Headquarters

State Land Operation

Service Delivery

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Website: Department of Natural Resources and Mines contact list (Opens in new window)