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Planning permit forms and fees

Planning permit forms and fees

Forms and fees you will need to apply for a planning permit.

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Planning permit fees

For Whittlesea Planning Scheme Amendment fees, see Whittlesea Planning Scheme overview.

Fees prescribed by the City of Whittlesea - effective from July 1 2017

Description Fee (including GST)
Planning information request $140
Hardcopy of permit (per permit) $90

Electronic copy of permit (if available)

 $50

Hardcopy of endorsed plans per permit 

 $90

Electronic copy of endorsed plans per permit (if available)

$50

Copy of Planning application register (per month) $30
Copy of advertised documentation (plans) $10
Copy of advertised documentation (plans and reports) $20
Council advertising of an application (Public Notice - on site) $15
Council advertising of al application (per letter to adjoining owners/occupiers) $11
Council advertising of an application (newspaper ad)   Quoted
File retrieval off site  $90
File retrieval on site $50
Bond administration $60
Extension of time to a planning permit $250
Secondary consent $250
Secondary consent for lots less than 300m2 $400
Variation to a building envelope (other than applications made under Regulation 8B) $250
Demolition approvals (Section 29A of the Building Act) $64
Impounded signage release $73
Amended subdivision plans (certification) $106.65
Amendment to development plans (minor) $400
Amendment to development plans (major) $900

Fees prescribed by the Victorian Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure

New levy for developments over $1,029,000.00

The State Revenue Office requires a levy to be paid to receive a levy certificate prior to making a planning application.

We advise that a valid levy certificate must be submitted with a planning permit application for developments valued at over $1,029,000.00 or more.

For more information, including how to apply for a Metropolitan Planning Levy Certificate visit the State Revenue Office website.

Important: This is a summary of the fees prescribed under the Planning and Environment (Fees) Regulations 2016 and the Subdivision (Fees) Regulations 2016. These are presented as a guide only and for the complete working of individual fee regulations, view the schedule of fees on the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website.

Type of permit application Permit fee (no GST applicable) Fee to amend (no GST applicable)
Use only $1265.60 $1265.60
Amend an application for a permit or an application to amend a permit after notice has been given (40% of the application fee for that class of permit as set out in the regulations) Refer to fee schedule Refer to fee schedule
Residential
To develop land or to use and develop land for a single dwelling per lot or to undertake development ancillary to the use of the land for a single dwelling per lot if the estimated cost of development included in the application is:
Less than $10,000 $192.00 $192.00
Greater than $10,001, less than $100,000 $604.40  $604.40
Greater than $100,001, less than $500,000 $1237.10 $1237.10
Greater than $500,001, less than $1,000,000 $1336.70 $1336.70
Greater than $1,000,001, less than $2,000,000 $1436.20 $1436.20

Vicsmart application if the estimated cost of the development is:
Less than $10,000
Greater than $10,001
Vicsmart application to subdivide or consolidate land



$192.00
$412.40
$192.00


$192.00
$412.40
$192.00
Development
To develop land (other than for a single dwelling per lot) if the estimated cost of development included in the application is: * see note above
Less than $100,000 $1102.10 $1102.10
Greater than $100,001 less than $1,000,000 $1486.00 $1486.00
Greater than $1,000,001 less than $5,000,000 $3277.70 $3277.70
Greater than $5,000,001 less than $15,000,000 $8354.30 $8354.30
Greater than $15,000,001 less than $50,000,000 $24,636.2 $24,636.20
Greater than $50,000,001 *charged at 50% for the first 12 months  $55372.70* $55372.70*
To amend a permit (other than for a single dwelling or where no other fee is applicable): a) To change the statement of what the permit allows; or b) To change any or all of the conditions which apply to the permit; or c) In any way not otherwise provided for in this regulation.   $1265.60
To subdivide an existing building $1265.60 $1265.60
To subdivide land into 2 lots $1265.60 $1265.60
To effect a realignment of a common boundary between lots or to consolidate 2 or more lots $1265.60 $1265.60
To subdivide land (per 100 lots created)  $1265.60 $1265.60
To create vary or remove a restriction within the meaning of the Subdivision Act 1988 $1265.60 $1265.60
To create or remove a right of way  $1265.60 $1265.60
To create, vary or remove an easement other than a right of way $1265.60 $1265.60
To vary or remove a condition in the nature of an easement other than a right of way in a Crown grant $1265.60 $1265.60
An application for a certificate of compliance under section 97N     $312.80  
Satisfaction Matters - determining a matter where a planning scheme specifies that the matter must be done to the satisfaction of a responsible authority or a referral authority $312.80  

The application fee for a permit or to amend a permit involving any combination of the matters referred to, is the sum arrived at by adding the highest of the fees which would have applied if separate applications had been made plus 50% of each of the other fees that would have applied if separate applications had been made.

If the application for a planning permit is for any combination of the classes of application outlined previously or to change a class to a new one the fee for the planning permit for the purposes of this calculated at 40% of the application fee for that class of permit set out in the table and any additional fee.