Planning Fees and Levies

Statutory Planning fees are regulated by the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (the Act) and vary according to the classification of each application.

For the latest schedule of fees, go to:

  • List of fees for planning permit applications
  • List of fees for an application to amend a permit

To request hard copies of these documents, email the Planning Department or phone 5624 2411.

Development Contributions Plan Levy (DCP)

The Development Contributions Plan (DCP) Levy is a one-off payment that must be paid to Council before obtaining a Building Permit.

Developers must submit the Developer Contribution Levy Payment Advice Form with their payment at one of our Customer Service Centres.

After the levy has been paid, this form will be certified and returned for you to provide to your building surveyor as evidence that the levy has been paid.

NB - When paying for your DCP Levy, please ensure that you include a the Development Contribution Plan Advice Form(PDF, 177KB) along with a copy of your House Title. 

Current Levy Amounts for New Dwellings

Location Levy Amount
Warragul $900.00
Drouin $900.00
Other areas $900.00

The current levy amounts for New Dwellings for 2017/18 are shown in the table above. This levy does not apply to replacement dwellings or house extensions.

For more information, email the Planning Department or call 5624 2411.

Industrial or Commercial Developments in Warragul and Drouin

For assistance in calculating the applicable levy amount for industrial and commercial developments or residential subdivisions, email the Planning Team or call 5624 2411.