Planning Permit Applications | Melbourne, Victoria

Lodging a Planning Permit Application in Victoria

In Victoria, a planning permit application will be required for residential development by the local Council if:

  • On a lot less than 300m2
  • Where an Overlay applies
  • Development proposes two or more dwellings

These include for example:

  • Overlays protecting the heritage character of an area
  • Bushfire management
  • Special Building Overlay (overland flooding)
  • Vegetation protection

The planning permit application will be assessed against the relevant municipal planning scheme, which includes the relevant policies and decision guidelines.

For residential development and residential subdivision the Rescode design guidelines are included within the planning scheme.

The planning scheme will also prescribe which applications are exempt from public notification and third party appeal rights.


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