Planning Permit Process
Residents or business owners wanting to make changes to buildings on their property may need to obtain a planning permit and/or building permit before proceeding. There are seven key stages to this process.Whitehorse Planning Scheme
The Whitehorse Planning Scheme comprises state and local planning policies, Council's Municipal Strategic Statement (MSS), zoning maps and planning controls which specify how land in the municipality may be used and developed. FAQs About Planning
Frequently asked questions about the planning process.Protecting Heritage BuildingsHeritage places add character, appeal and interest to our cities, towns and countryside. Respect for our cultural heritage involves retaining and managing places that have importance to us as a community.Planning StrategiesStrategies, structure plans and framework that support the growth in residential, commercial and industrial development within the municipality.Planning Scheme Amendments
This section of the website displays current amendments on exhibiton or in progress.Land Use: Zones & Overlays
Zones and overlays show how your land can be used and developed. Every property in Whitehorse is zoned and this indicates the preferred land uses in an area. The main types of zones are residential, business and industrial.Fees for Planning PermitsListing of permit, amendment and service fees.Whitehorse Planning Applications
Date versions of the list of planning applications.
Built Environment Awards
The City of Whitehorse Built Environment Awards recognise well designed and sustainable building, landscape and urban design projects and the people who contribute towards them. Click on the link above to see award-winning projects for this year.
Construction Management Plans
Plans that specify how construction activity for a project will be organised to minimise disruption to the surrounding community.
Environmentally Sustainable Design
Whitehorse City Council is committed to creating an environmentally sustainable city. Building in Whitehorse Understanding Obligations and Promoting Access
Information to assist builders and developers meet all legislative and regulatory requirements regarding people's access to buildings and properties.
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