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A planning permit will allow you to subdivide your land, develop it or use it for a particular purpose. This includes activities like renovating or building a house, installing a driveway or operating a business from home.
Planning permits are issued by Council in the first instance, or by VCAT or the Minister for Planning.
Decisions are guided by the Maribyrnong Planning Scheme and other controls.
All applications are submitted online.
Download the Application for Planning Permit.(PDF, 387KB)
Please email other requests and documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out if you need a planning permit before building, renovating or changing the way you use your property.
Read our simple guide to the planning application process – covering submission, assessment, advertisement, objections, referrals, decision and appeals.
View our catalogue of Urban Planning and Building Services forms and checklists.
Find out what’s being planned in your neighbourhood, and how to object if you believe the proposed development will negatively impact you.
Before you undertake any works on your property or change the way you use it, please consider if you need a planning permit.
Is your property under a heritage overlay? Read about the additional controls that seek to protect our historically significant areas.
Planning major works? Please book a pre-application meeting with us. This will help determine what information you will need for your application and may help identify any design issues.
Already have your planning permit, but want to change something? You can apply to amend your permit after it has been issued.
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