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Planning and Design

Planning and Design

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