VicSmart Permit Process

VicSmart is a streamlined assessment process for straightforward planning permit applications.

Key features of VicSmart applications include:

  • a 10 day (working days) permit process
  • applications are not advertised
  • information to be submitted is set out in the VicSmart checklists and must be included with an application.

The type of applications that can be considered under the VicSmart process are listed below.

As of 28 October 2022 the State Government have advised only one (1) VicSmart permit approval for tree removal or lopping is allowed in any 12 month period per property.  Additional tree removal applications can still be lodged via the regular planning permit process.