Forms and Permits

Council is responsible for issuing a range of permits to help ensure activities are carried out in a safe and proper way.

Under the Local Government Act 1999 there are a number of activities which require a Council permit. These include busking, fundraising, parking and filming requests.

Please note: Application processing times may vary depending on the permit application. For more information, refer to the relevant permit application form.

This page provides a consolidated list of links and information in relation to permits, registrations and applications.



Building Permits

Application for building permit
New dwelling re-erection
Extensions alterations
Carport Garage or Shed
Demolish or Remove a building
Swimming pool and spa, safety fencing
Office Building
Duck Breeding Buildings
Owner builder declaration
Protection of public precautions
Section 29a Demolition application
What are mandatory inspections

Siting approval for temporary structures
Change of use/classification
Temporary Occupancy Permits

Place of Public Entertainment (POPE) Permits

Application for Certificates
Application for occupancy permit
Application for certificate of final

Bush Fire Attack Level
Bush Fire Attack Level
Example of Vegetation

Report & Consent Forms

1.Report & Consent_Maximum_Street_Setback_Reg_408

2.Report & Consent_Minimum_Street_Setback_Reg_409

3.Report & Consent_Building_Height_Reg_410

4.Report & Consent_Site_Coverage_Reg_411

5.Report & Consent_Permeability_Reg_412

6.Report & Consent_Carparking_Reg_413

7.Report & Consent_Side_and_Rear_setbacks_Reg_414

8.Report & Consent_Walls_on_Boundaries_Reg_415

9.Report & Consent_Daylight_to_existing_habitable_room_windows_Reg_416

10.Report & Consent_Solar_access_to_existing_north_facing_windows_Reg_417

11.Report & Consent_Overshadowing_of_recreational_private_open_space_Reg_418

12.Report & Consent_Overlooking_Reg_419

13.Report & Consent_Daylight_to_habitable_room_windows_Reg_420

14.Report & Consent_Private_Open_Space_Reg_421

14a. Report & Consent_Siting of Class 10a buildings_Reg_422

15.Report & Consent_Front_Fence_Height_Reg_424

16.Report & Consent_Fence_Side_and_Rear_boundary_Reg_425

17.Report & Consent_Fence_length_or_height_R426

18.Report & Consent_Fence_on_street-alignments_R427

19.Report & Consent_Daylight_to_windows_in_existing_dwelling_Reg_428

20.Report & Consent_Fences_&_Solar_access_to_existing_north_facing_hanitable_windows_Reg_429

21.Report & Consent_Fences_and_overshadowing_of_recreational_private_open_space_Reg_430

22.Report & Consent_Mast_ poles_Reg_431

Visit our building and planning page for more information.



Environmental Health

Caravan Park registration or renewal
Application to register a food premises
Application to transfer a food premises registration
Application for registration of a prescribed accommodation premises
Application for transfer of a prescribed accommodation premises
Submitting plans for health or prescribed Accommodation premises
Application for registration of a health premises
Application for transfer registration of a health premises
Notification of a food premises for Class 4 only
Application for a permit to install or alter a septic tankOnsite Wastewater application



Nature strip landscaping

Road opening permit, conditions and fees


Local Laws

Application for a Permit to Burn in a Rural Area

Application to Light an Open Fire on a Residential Property

New Animal Registration Form

Application for Keeping More than the Prescribed Number of Animals

Disabled Parking Application - Individual

Disabled Parking Application - Organisation

Application for a Street Trader Permit

Application for a Street Furniture Permit

Application for Events in Public Places

Application for Consumption or Possession of Liquor in Public Places

Application for Temporary Street Closure

Risk Management Plan



How to complete the Application for planning permit
Application for planning permit
How to complete the application to amend a planning permit
Application to amend a planning permit
Native Vegetation planning permit application
Application to object to a planning permit
Application for review at VCAT
Planning Fees
Clause 55 – Two or more dwellings on a lot
Clause 56 – Residential subdivision
Procedure for determining if a Cultural Heritage Management Plan is requiredPermitted clearing of native vegetation – moderate and high risk

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Objection form – Rural Property

Objection form – Residential property

Objection form – Commercial property

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If you cannot find the document or permit you are looking for, please contact Customer Service on (03) 5391 4444.