How to apply for a planning permit

If you require a planning permit you will need to complete an application form and submit it with the appropriate application fee/s and supporting documentation.

At a minimum all applications require you pay an application fee, provide a current and complete copy of title (no older than 6 months), and a written submission outlining how the proposal responds to the decision guidelines of the site’s applicable zone/s and/or overlay/s. Other documentation may include site plans, elevation plans or landscape plans.

As the level of documentation will change depending on the use and/or works being proposed it is important you Contact a Planner to obtain preliminary advice from Council about the project and to confirm what type of information will need to be submitted with the application.

You may also wish to consider obtaining private professional advice for more complex proposals involving sophisticated concepts such as respecting neighbourhood character and achieving good urban design outcomes.