All planning applications require the following information:
1. Planning permit application
A complete planning permit application including the property address, detailed and clear proposal, owner's details, cost of the development and signed declarations.
2. Certificate of Title
A current copy of the Certificate of Title (less than three months old) including the registered search statement, plan of subdivision and any restrictions that apply to the land e.g. covenants or Section 173 agreements. You can purchase a copy of your current Certificate of Title from www.landata.vic.gov.au.
One copy of the site, elevations and floor plans. Plans must be to scale (1:100 or 1:200).
A site plan is a bird's-eye view which shows your existing and proposed development, and the set-back to boundaries and neighbouring properties/developments.
It must show all structures on the site and any other features, such as vegetation, car parks, driveways, and crossovers. The plans should distinguish clearly between the existing structures and features and those that are being proposed.
A short, written summary should be provided detailing the site coverage, floor area, number of parking spaces, the area proposed for landscaping and any other relevant details.
Example of existing and proposed site plans(PDF, 134KB)
A floor plan is a bird's-eye view of the existing and proposed structures in your development. It should show the layout of the building, the location and dimension of walls, windows and doors, and the use of each room and area within the building.
Example of a floorplan(PDF, 125KB)
Elevation plans are side-on views of your proposed development. Elevations of all four sides (north, south, east, west) should accompany your application.
The plans should show:
- details of construction materials and colours (eg. Basalt Colourbond)
- the height and length of walls, including to the apex of the building from natural ground level
- the slab or footing details
- the dimensions of windows and their height above natural ground level
Example of elevation plans(PDF, 274KB)
4. Complimentary application health check
After you have compiled your application, Council will check your application is ready for submission.
This usually takes between 1-7 days. This check is to ensure that the application documents meet the minimum requirements needed before the application is lodged and allocated to a planning officer.
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5. Payment of fees
Council’s Planner will assess the application to calculate the fee. Once the fee amount is determined, then an invoice is raised and provided to the applicant.
The application is considered lodged once payment is received.
Planning permit fees