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Apply for a planning permit

You can apply for a planning permit online.

Download a step-by-step guide to lodge your application online below.

If you are a registered user* (have a username and password providing by our Planning Department), please log in after you have clicked the above link to apply for a planning permit.

*If you submit a number of applications and would like to be set up as a registered user, please contact our Building and Planning Department on 9217 2259 or email buildplan@whittlesea.vic.gov.au

Note - your planning permit application may qualify for the VicSmart assessment process if it complies with specific criteria. VicSmart is a streamlined and fast-tracked planning permit assessment process for straightforward applications.

To see if your application qualifies, visit the VicSmart website

Request an extension of time to an existing permit

You can request to extend time to an existing planning permit:

  • before the planning permit expires
  • within 6 months to allow commencement of the planning permit
  • within 12 months to allow completion of the development.

Request a secondary consent to an existing planning permit

Secondary consent allows for minor modifications to endorsed plans only, and can be requested by the owner or occupier of the property.

Request copy of permit/endorsed plans

You can request copies of endorsed plans and/or permits either in an electronic or hardcopy format.

Request planning property information

A planning property information request provides you with information about the planning controls on a property.

This information includes zones and overlays and the different controls that apply to a property.

Object to a planning application

You can object to a planning application online

Application to amend a planning permit

You can apply to amend a planning permit online.

Conditional Plans

Conditions of your planning permit may require you to submit plans, this is known as a Conditional Plan submission. To lodge, please fill out the below form and include all relevant plans and e-mail to buildplan@whittlesea.vic.gov.au.

Looking for more information?

For more information about submitting a planning request with us, call 9217 2259 or email buildplan@whittlesea.vic.gov.au