General planning enquiries

Our planning services unit can advise you on whether or not a planning permit is required in your specific circumstances.

A property address or legal description is required for all enquiries, as planning scheme information is site specific. Advice can be provided either verbally or in writing.

Verbal response

If you would like a verbal response, please call the planning services unit on 03 5358 8700. Please provide us with the following information in order to respond to any verbal information request:

  • Property address or rate notice or Title description
  • Proposed use or development. 

Written response

If you would like a written response to your enquiry, please complete our online form below.

Please provide the following information:

  • An electronic version of the relevant plans
  • A copy of the certificate of title (this can be purchased through Landata)

A fee of $50 is required and a response will be provided within 10 business days.

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