Planning Application Lists

You can access a range of information on certain planning applications, including advertising material, status of an application and decisions made.

Note: the information contained in online registers is provided for the purpose of the planning process as set out in the Planning and Environment Act 1987. The information must not be used for any other purpose. By entering this website you acknowledge and agree that you will only use the document for the purpose specified above and that any dissemination or distribution of this information is strictly prohibited.

Current Planning Permit Applications

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View and track the status of applications currently being assessed by Council.

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Advertised Planning Permit Applications

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View plans, other documents or make an objection for Planning Applications currently on public notice.

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Planning Application Decisions

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Search the Planning Register for decisions from 2013 onwards.

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These reports display the current status of the application. Anyone can use this information to see what is being proposed at a particular property, the final decision made on the application or whether subject to review by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). Applicants and property owners can use this register to track the status of their application.

Terms used in planning the Planning Application Lists

Status of current planning applications

Applications will progress through the various stages below during the course of assessment. Not all applications will require every stage and the order in which stages are performed may vary.

Council has received the application.

Allocation in Progress
Planning administration are preparing the planning file.

The application has been allocated to a Planner and is ready for initial assessment.

Initial Assessment Complete
Council has completed an initial assessment of the application \

Further Information
The Information submitted with the application was insufficient for Council to make its decision and has requested further information from the applicant.

FI satisfactory
The applicant has submitted the requested Further Information and Council now has enough information to assess the proposal.

Public Notice of the application is in progress. This may be in the form of letters to surrounding and abutting neighbours, signs on site and publication of the notice in the local newspaper. The public may make submissions and objections to an application at this stage.

Advertising – Statutory Declaration Required
Public Notice of the application is in progress as above.. The Applicant is required to submit a statutory declaration to Council at the completion of the Advertising period.

Planning Consultation Meeting
When viewing the detail of an application in these reports, any scheduled Planning Consultation Meeting including the meeting date is displayed in the Application Meetings section.

Under Assessment
Council’s planning assessment report is being written. This is the final stage before a decision is made. Submission and Objections to applications are also being considered at this stage.

Certified Plan Approved
A plan of subdivision has deemed satisfactory, but not yet completed the subdivision process.

Status for planning permit decisions

A Planning Permit has been issued as the application has been approved either by Council or Victorian Civil and Administrative tribunal (VCAT)

The application has been refused either by Council or Victorian Civil and Administrative tribunal (VCAT).

Notice of Decision
Notification to applicants and objectors that Council intends to approve an application. Objectors may choose lodge an appeal to VCAT within 21 days of the issue of a Notice of Decision (NOD). If there are no objector appeals lodged within the 21 day period, Council will issue a Planning Permit. An applicant may also elect to appeal conditions within 60 days of the issue of the Planning Permit.

S.O.C. Issued
Statement of Compliance (S.O.C) has been issued as the subdivision has been assessed as meeting all Planning permit conditions. The Plan of Subdivision may now be registered with the Titles Office.

Subject to Appeal
The application is currently under review by the Victorian Civil and Administrative tribunal (VCAT)

Further information requested has not been received by the due date and the application has lapsed.

Application not Required
The proposal has been deemed to not have required a Planning Permit.

Application Prohibited
The proposal is prohibited due to the planning controls that apply to the land.

The applicant has withdrawn the application.

Social Housing
Applications for Social Housing being assessed and determined by the Minister for Planning.

Further information

Submissions and objections to planning applications

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