A planning permit is a legal document that allows a certain use or development to proceed on a specified parcel of land.
The information on this page is designed to provide general guidance to help you understand the planning permit process from lodgement through to determination. Click on the images below for more information.
Planning Permit Process
VicSmart Planning Process
For an overview of the planning system in Victoria and the planning permit process, refer to the below publications by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DEWLP).
Planning in Victoria - A guide to the planning system
Planning Permits process
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