Lodge your planning permit application

So, you've spoken to our planners, and had a pre-application meeting? All of your documents are prepared?

You're ready to go.  

Step 1. Re-check your application thoroughly

This is an opportunity to do a final check of your application before you submit it.

Use our planning permit checklist(PDF, 220KB) to check the document requirements prior to lodgement.

If you are unsure about any aspect of your application, please contact us.

Application requirements

We cannot register your application until all required documents have been received. If there are any missing files or information, we'll be in touch to let you know.


Check our Fees and Charges(PDF, 229KB) to see all costs involved in your permit application

Application fees must be paid at lodgement. Your application cannot be registered until payment has been made.

Step 2. Lodge your application

Fill out and submit the Planning permit application form(PDF, 537KB). Deliver the application in person, by post or by electronic lodgement, see the form for details.

If you are eligible, you can lodge your application via VicSmart.

Next steps

As shown in the Planning Permit Process(PDF, 501KB), we will:

  • assess your application
  • ask for any additional information
  • undertake public notification, if required
  • refer your application to authorities or other Council departments
  • review the application and any objections
  • assess it against the planning scheme
  • make a recommendation, which may or may not have to go to Council