Planning Permit - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to use or develop land, or change the use or development of land, which is subject to a planning scheme. A planning permit grants approval for a particular use or development, including changing the use, appearance, or size of land or structures (subdivision, signage, buildings and structures, and building work) to proceed on a specific parcel of land.

A planning permit may be amended if required upon application subject to the usual process for obtaining a planning permit and payment of the prescribed fee.

The process may be complex and you should seek expert advice or consult with your council for further advice and/or assistance.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit your application must contain the fee and sufficient information to show that the proposed planning changes will comply with current legislation and planning schemes.

Your application should be made on the approved form clearly stating and / or accompanied by the following details:

  • name and address of applicant
  • address of land, title particulars, plan showing land or any combination of these
  • the existing use of the land and the proposed use and development
  • the estimated cost of the development
  • any additional information required by the planning scheme such as copies of any registered restrictive covenant and other identifying information.

The approval process involves consideration of your proposed use or development against zoning and planning controls that apply in your municipal area (both Local and State government).

There is mandatory notice and time requirements before approval for a planning permit may be given and it may be granted subject to conditions. The process may be complex and you should seek expert advice or consult with the council for further advice and assistance.

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

Prerequisites

Duration

Up to two years. An extension of three months may be granted.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Apply Application All $502.00

Use only. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Variation All $1240.70

Amend a permit to change use, conditions, or what permit allows. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Variation All $102.00

Amend an application for a permit or an application for an amendment to a permit. Fees for 2017-18.

Vary Variation All $306.70

Amendment of plans. Fees for 2017-18.

Vary Variation All $306.70

Extension of time. Fees for 2017-18.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Planning Information Application Process - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Planning Information - Essential Application Requirements - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Pre-Application Meetings Information and Checklist - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Planning Information Checklists (Opens in new window)
Apply All How to Complete the Application for Planning Permit From - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Summary of Planning and Subdivision Fees - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All Using Victoria's Planning System - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Planning on a Page - Planning Victoria's Liveable Communities Together - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Planning and Environment Act 1987 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Planning and Environment Regulations 2015 VIC

Administering agency

Surf Coast Shire Council

Contact details

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

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
Email: info@surfcoast.vic.gov.au
Website: Surf Coast Shire Council (Opens in new window)