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.

Click here to download the latest schedule of fees for planning permit applications and applications to amend a permit.(PDF, 220KB)

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, you'll be provided with a receipt to provide to your building surveyor as evidence, they can then proceed with your building permit.

To start your DCP payment process, fill out this online application form. Our planning team will then contact you with a payment link.

Current Levy Amounts for New Dwellings

Location Levy Amount
Warragul $1056.00
Drouin $1,185.00
Other areas $1021.00

The current levy amounts for New Dwellings for 2021/22 are shown in the table above. This levy does not apply to replacement dwellings or house extensions.

For a more detailed breakdown of charge rates and levies by areas (including maps), view the attached document DCP 01 Charge Rates and Levies 2021/22 with Maps.(PDF, 2MB)

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.