Information Guides and Checklists
The following information guides and checklists are provided to assist you to complete your planning application and to submit all of the necessary documentation.
For complex applications, it is recommended that you engage a planning consultant to prepare and lodge the application.
Also remember that you can contact Planning or use our Planning Pre-application Discussion Service if you need assistance.
All information guides and checklists are in PDF format.
General planning information guides and checklists
We are currently updating our Planning information guides and checklists. Please contact Planning if you are unsure of the information you need to provide as part of your planning permit application.
Residential Design Guidelines
These Guidelines have been created to ensure new housing makes a positive contribution to local neighbourhoods, and are good quality, well designed and comfortable places to live.
Sustainable design requirements for planning applications
Council uses the Sustainable Design Assessment in the Planning Process (SDAPP) to ensure planning permit applicants address these ESD requirements.
Signs information guide
Priority Paid general information sheet
General planning application checklist
Subdivision application checklist
Satellite dish application checklist
Information guidelines for liquor related planning permit applications
VicSmart Planning information guides and checklists
VCAT Review Process for VicSmart Applications