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Enter the address and details of what you would like to do to find out if a permit is required and the documents you need to apply.
Step by step guide and links to apply online for a planning permit online.
Enter an application number, address or suburb to track the progress of a current application, make a submission or view details of applications already decided.
Some application types are eligible to be fast tracked through the VicSmart process.
Apply make changes to your permit, existing plans and/or conditions (Section 72 or secondary consent).
If you need more time to start or finish works you can apply for an extension.
Current list of planning related fees and charges.
Details each step in the planning process and what to expect at each stage. Also highlights the difference between a planning and building permit.
If a decision has not yet been made, you can apply to amend your application. (Section 50 & 57A)
View information about places listed in the Heritage Overlay under our Planning Scheme. Find historical information, images and descriptions.
Information on planning scheme amendments currently in progress or awaiting ministerial decision.
Answers to commonly asked planning questions and resources to help with your application.
Policies that guide planning and development in Yarra Ranges.
Yarra Ranges Shire Council
P.O. Box 105, Anderson Street
Lilydale, VIC 3140
P 1300 368 333
F (03) 9735 4249
Yarra Ranges Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Wurundjeri people, as the custodians of this land. We pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past and present, who have resided in the area and have been an integral part of the history of the region.
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