Planning forms and checklists

Planning forms

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Apply for a pre-application meeting

Apply for a planning permit

Object to an application

Apply to amend a planning application

Apply to amend a planning permit

Apply to amend endorsed plans - secondary consent

Extension of time

Plans to satisfy permit conditions

Statutory declaration

Planning property enquiry

Planning enforcement

View planning permits and endorsed plans

Consent of Council as land owner or Public Land Manager


Affordable Housing

Commercial Priority Business Applications

See Commercial for information on the process for Commerical Priority Business Applications for new or expanding businesses applying for a planning permit.

Commercial premises

See Commercial for further information.

Design Excellence Scorecard

See Design Excellence Scorecard for further information.

Developer 3D model submission guidelines

See My Virtual Merri-bek for further information.

Advertising signs

Carparking requirement reduction

Licensed premises

Home based business

One dwelling on a lot

One dwelling on a lot greater than 300 square metres (Cl54 does not apply)

Two or more dwellings on a lot (Cl55)


Neighbourhood and site description and design response

Use of land

Accessibility - disabled access

Car stacker noise

Environmentally sustainable design



  • See heritage for further details and guides.