Development applications and licenses will always require the payment of fees prior to an application being lodged and assessed by council. To determine the fees that are payable, please refer to the current Register of Fees and Charges. If you have lodged an application or intend to lodge an application, payment can be made using the following payment options.

Please note that these payment options are not applicable for the payment of Infrastructure Charges. Please refer to Infrastructure Charges and Contributions available on Ipswich Planning for more information.

Credit Card Payment by Phone

Phone (07) 3810 6888 to make payment. Payment can be made using MasterCard or Visa. Please quote your Development Application Number/Licence Number or if the application is not yet lodged, please quote the property address.Alternatively, a Credit Card Authorisation Payment Form can be used to make payment. To obtain this form please phone (07) 3810 6888 or email

Paying in Person

Cash or card is accepted on the Ground Floor, 1 Nicholas Street, Ipswich - Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 4.30 pm (excluding public holidays).

Mailing your Payment

Please mail payment to:

Ipswich City Council
PO Box 191
Ipswich QLD 4305

Cheques to be payable to IPSWICH CITY COUNCIL


Please note that BPAY is only available on Backflow Prevention Device (BPD) Licences.

Please call your participating financial institution to make a payment from your nominated account or pay via your online banking provider. Please quote biller code 404681 and the Reference Number, quoted on your Notice.