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Seven stages of planning permit process

Responding to a Planning Permit

Find out more about the seven key stages in the planning permit process.

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How long does the planning permit process take

Changing your Planning Permit - House Construction
We are mindful that planning permit applicants are often under time and financial pressures, and seek to process all applications as efficiently as possible. However, there are strict processes... Read more about How long does the planning permit process take

Changing or extending a planning permit

Changing your Planning Permit - Man Drilling
If you have an existing planning permit, you have to comply with all the conditions. However, if you would like to make some changes, or need more time, you can apply for an . Planning permits... Read more about Changing or extending a planning permit

VicSmart fast track planning applications

The State Government has introduced , a 10-day permit application process that all Victorian local councils will follow for straightforward planning applications. Where an application qualifies,... Read more about VicSmart fast track planning applications

Responding to a planning permit application

Responding to a Planning Permit
The way people use and develop their properties can have an effect on surrounding residents and the wider community as a whole. This is why the planning permit process is in place and why people... Read more about Responding to a planning permit application

Planning proceedings at VCAT

VCAT - Notes

Our decision about a planning permit application does not necessarily have to be final. Like many other legal processes, if you are unhappy with our decision you can appeal it with the Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

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