Request to Review Infringement - Victoria

Description

If you have been given an infringement notice by your local council, such as a parking fine, you may apply to the council for a review of the decision.

The council is then required to review the decision and suspend enforcement of the infringement penalty until the review is complete.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Your application must:

  • Be in writing;
  • State the grounds on which the decision should be reviewed; and
  • Provide your current address.

Applications may be made on any of the following grounds:

  • The decision was unlawful;
  • There has been a mistake of identity;
  • Special circumstances apply to you; or
  • Your conduct should be excused due to exceptional circumstances.

Examples of special circumstances may include having a mental or intellectual disability, a serious drug addiction, or homelessness.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Request an Infringement Review (Opens in new window)

Approval time

21 days.

Appeal fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Type Business Structure Description
Application All

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

Administering agency

City of Melbourne

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

City of Melbourne

Operating address: 90 - 120 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1603
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 9658 9658
Email: enquiries@melbourne.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Melbourne (Opens in new window)