LAND & ENGINEERING SURVEYORS
The state of Queensland has many declared road reserve areas that do not actually contain any roads or tracks and do not provide access to lots.
These road reserve areas may be intended for, future road, transport corridor, some other unknown purpose for council or government body, or provide a legal access to otherwise landlocked properties. When an adjoining landowner wishes to purchase that land from the State Government, and amalgamate with an adjoining parcel of land, a road closure plan can be prepared to execute this transaction. There is an application process to follow, and associated costs.
Costs involved with road closure depending on how the land is to be allocated could include: