Permit Processes Explained

Applying for permits is not always a straightforward process. The following pages contain an overview of the processes, documents and information you will need to begin a project impacting private or Council owned land.

There is a difference between planning and building, understanding this can help you apply for the correct permits for your development project.

Planning considers the way land is used and developed, whereas building is concerned with safe construction practices.

Refer to the below links for information about the various processes.

Planning Permit Process

Planning Permit Process Explained

Find out about the various stages of the Planning Permit Process

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VicSmart Application Process Explained

Find out about VicSmart Applications.

Building

Building Permit Process Explained

Find out about the various stages of the Building Permit Process

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Subdivision Permit Process Explained

Find out about the various stages of the Subdivision Permit Process