Planning Certificate - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this certificate if you need to find out how an area of land has been zoned or if there are any special conditions applicable to it under your local council's planning scheme.

You may require this planning certificate if you are partaking in the sale of land in which you must provide certain details or when proposing development of land.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To obtain this certificate you must make a written application on the approved form to the Council clearly stating the following details:

  • name and address of applicant
  • address of land, title particulars, plan showing land or any combination of these
  • the use, development or other matter for which permit is required
  • the existing use of the land
  • the estimated cost of the development
  • who owns the land
  • the prescribed fee.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Valid at time of issue.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$20.40If application is not made electronically. Fees for 2016-17.
Application$7.00

If application is made electronically. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Planning Certificate - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Approval time

Please allow at lease forty-five days.

Administering agency

Surf Coast Shire Council

Act(s) name

Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Planning and Environment Regulations 2015 (Victoria)

Contact details

Building Services Department
Surf Coast Shire Council


Operating address:
1 Merrijig Drive
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Mailing address:
PO BOX 350
Torquay, Victoria 3228

Phone:

03 5261 0600

Fax:

03 5261 0525
info@surfcoast.vic.gov.au

Website:

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