What you need to know

Permits

Find out what permit you may need.

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  • Business
  • Events and recreation permit
  • Footpaths
  • Footpaths, roads and drains
  • roads and drains

Application for Drainage Inspection permit

We require an inspection of any: connection to a drain or drainage system easement or asset vested in or under our control works undertaken within an easement You must also complete a Drainage Inspection online application before beginning any of these activities. If the works are to be carried out in the road and/or nature strip, a Works within a Municipal Road…

Application for Legal Point of Discharge

When undertaking new building works, a legal point of discharge for the stormwater run-off will be required. For multi-unit developments the developer may be required to connect to an existing drain, construct a new drain or provide an on site detention system. Some extensions to an existing building may be connected into the existing stormwater…

Application for Stormwater Asset details

If you require information about council stormwater drain, pit or easement details for a development. Please note: depending on location, drainage details are not always available or reliable. Council Stormwater Asset details (multi unit/commercial) Council Stormwater Asset details (single residential) Fees Stormwater Asset field inspection cost – $500Council Stormwater Easement details cost (multi unit/commercial) – $250Council…

Asset protection permit

We are currently experiencing longer than normal wait times for customers calling to discuss permit applications. If you wish to get in touch with our Technical Permits Department about an application, booking an inspection or to follow up on an Asset Protection bond refund, please e-mail tpermits@mvcc.vic.gov.au and one of our staff will reply within…

Build over Easement permit

Application for consent to build over Council’s Easement Building over an easement requires approval from us and/or City West Water. Applications for habitable rooms (e.g. bedroom, lounge room) to be constructed over an easement are not permitted. Property owners wanting to build over an easement must provide the following with their application: Plans of the proposed…

Building permit

Are you doing any form of building work?

Community event permits

Following the World Health Organisation (WHO) announcement (March 11, 2020) that COVID-19 can be characterised as a pandemic, Council officers have reviewed upcoming community run events. The health and safety of our community members is our number one priority. As such Council are not currently approving event permit applications for the delivery of community managed…

Demolition permit

Part 1 If you are looking to demolish you may need to make a request under Section 29A of the Building Act 1993 and Building Regulations 2018 for report and consent to demolish. It is important to note that Section 29A demolition consent is a separate approval process to a planning or building permit. How…

Drainage requirements for developments

Stormwater and design requirements We have a stormwater drainage policy to control: the manner in which proposed developments discharge their stormwater runoff unnecessary surface flows overburdening of existing infrastructures Assessment of engineering design plans and calculations by Council is only necessary if specifically requested by us through a development’s Legal Point of Discharge, Planning Permit Conditions or…

Food permit

Do you intend to sell food or drink on the premises of your business?

Footpath trading permit

Are you planning on placing chairs and tables, an A-frame sign or display of goods (e.g. fruit stand) on the footpath?

Health permit

Do you intend to sell health related services (e.g. hairdressing, beauty treatments, tattooing or skin piercing) on your premises?

Liquor licence

Do you plan to sell alcoholic drinks on your premises?

Out of hours construction work permit

With the exceptions of emergencies or planning permits, construction works can only be carried out between the hours of: 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday 9am and 3pm on Saturday No works on Sundays or public holidays   You must have an Out of Hours Permit to conduct construction works outside of the permitted hours outlined…

Park Access

We are currently experiencing longer than normal wait times for customers calling to discuss permit applications. If you wish to get in touch with our Technical Permits Department please e-mail tpermits@mvcc.vic.gov.au and one of our staff will reply within 2 working days. Can I obtain a key to a park to access my property? From time to…

Personal training permit

Personal trainers running group fitness sessions with four or more participants will need a personal training permit. COVID-19 regulations Whether you are required to obtain a permit or not, all trainers and participants must adhere to COVID-19 government regulations and advice which can be found on the DHHS website. In addition, all trainers and participants…

Planning permit

Are you changing the business type from its current form?
Are you changing the trading hours of the business?
Are you applying for or altering a liquor licence?
Are you adding or changing signage on the front of a building?
Are you looking to paint a heritage listed building?
Do you have a car park or are you seeking a reduction in car parking?

Private event permits

Do I need a permit for my wedding, ceremony or private event? Yes, any wedding or private ceremony in a park or reserve requires a permit. Important information for you to consider before applying: guest numbers are limited as per government restrictions, read more on the DHHS website you are currently only permitted to bring…

Road Occupancy Permit

We are currently experiencing longer than normal wait times for customers calling to discuss permit applications. If you wish to get in touch with our Technical Permits Department about an application or booking an inspection please e-mail tpermits@mvcc.vic.gov.au and one of our staff will reply within 2 working days. Applying for a Road Occupancy Permit…

Temporary road closure or street party

We are currently experiencing longer than normal wait times for customers calling to discuss permit applications. If you wish to get in touch with our Technical Permits Department about an application please e-mail tpermits@mvcc.vic.gov.au and one of our staff will reply within 2 working days.   You must obtain a temporary road closure permit for…

Vehicle crossings

We are currently experiencing longer than normal wait times for customers calling to discuss permit applications. If you wish to get in touch with our Technical Permits Department about an application or booking an inspection please e-mail tpermits@mvcc.vic.gov.au and one of our staff will reply within 2 working days.   A vehicle crossing provides access…

Works Zone permit

We are currently experiencing longer than normal wait times for customers calling to discuss permit applications. If you wish to get in touch with our Technical Permits Department about an application please e-mail tpermits@mvcc.vic.gov.au and one of our staff will reply within 2 working days.   A “Works Zone” is a parking area on the…