Planning Application Forms

When a planning permit is required, you will need to prepare and submit an application form as well as the documents listed in the checklist. If you have received advice from the Planning Department, please refer to the list of documents that has been suggested for your application, instead of the standard checklists. 

 

Planning Permit Application

PLANNING APPLICATION FORM(PDF, 334KB)

This form must be completed and included as part of any new planning application. This form can be used for both regular or VicSmart planning applications.

Amendment to Planning Permit Application

AMENDMENT APPLICATION FORM(PDF, 327KB)

This form must be completed and included as part of an application to amend an existing planning permit. An planning permit amendment must be applied for when the following is being proposed:

  •  Major changes to endorsed plans
  •  Existing permit conditions altered and/or removed
  •  Change to what the permit allows

Application for Secondary Consent

SECONDARY CONSENT APPLICATION FORM(PDF, 335KB)

This form should be completed and submitted with an application to amend endorsed plans via secondary consent. Changes made under secondary consent must be considered minor in nature and must not require referral to another authority or make a material change to what the planning permit allows.

Extension of Time Application

EXTENSION OF TIME APPLICATION FORM(PDF, 305KB)

An extension to the expiry date on a planning permit may be possible, when the application to do so is made within the relevant time-frames set out on the expiry condition of the planning permit. If you are unsure if an application for an extension of time can be made, please contact the Planning Department.

Planning Information Request

PLANNING INFORMATION REQUEST FORM(PDF, 567KB)

An application for planning information will allow the applicant to seek formal written advice on if a planning application is, or is not, required for a proposal. You may also request a copy of a planning permit and the endorsed plans using this form.

          

Application Fees

Planning Fee Schedule

PLANNING FEES PDF(PDF, 380KB)

Each year, the State Government sets out the statutory fees which are to be applied identically across the state. Statutory fees are regulated under the Planning and Environment (Fees) Regulations (2016) and the Subdivision (Fees) Regulations (2016) and are GST free, except where specified. Further information is available at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.