Planning Certificate - City of Whittlesea - Victoria


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


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.


Valid at time of issue.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $22.20

Application not made electronically. Fees for 2020-21.

Apply Application All $7.28

Application made electronically. Fees for 2020-21.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Planning Certificate - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All What is a Planning Certificate? (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Planning and Environment Act 1987 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Planning and Environment Regulations 2015 Victoria

Application process

You can also apply for a planning certificate online. You need to supply your contact details, or your login identification (if you are a registered user), information about the property or properties in question, and your credit card details for the purchase of certificates.

Some councils may require you to apply for this Certificate through the Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD). These Certificates can be obtained online using LANDATA Titles, Property Certificates and Crown Land Status Reports.

You may also wish to supply an electronic copy of plans relevant to your enquiry.

Approval time

Please allow at lease forty-five days.

Administering agency

City of Whittlesea

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Local Laws Officer

City of Whittlesea

Operating address: 25 Ferres Boulevard
South Morang, Victoria 3752
Mailing address: Locked Bag 1
Bundoora MDC
Victoria 3083
Phone: 03 9217 2170
Fax: 03 9409 9880