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.

Approval Time

21 days.

Appeal Fees

Appeal Fees Details for this service in table format.

Type Business Structure Description
Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative

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

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.

Operating address: 1 Merrijig Drive
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Mailing address: PO BOX 350
Torquay, Victoria 3228
Email: info@surfcoast.vic.gov.au
Website: Surf Coast Shire Council (Opens in new window)