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Statutory Planning Unit

The City of Stonnington's Statutory Planning unit is responsible for:

  • Assessing planning applications and amendments, for use and development of land;
  • Assessing applications for the subdivision of land;
  • Representing Council at planning appeals; and
  • Providing general planning advice to the community on statutory planning matters.

Statutory Planning is located within the Prahran Town Hall and our planning counter is open 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. We have planners on duty everyday at the planning counter and via the phone to assist with your general planning enquiries. Please note that counter staff are unable to assist with unscheduled pre-application meetings or detailed advice - these matters must be lodged in writing requesting the relevant advice.   

Click here for applications to be decided at the next Council Meeting.


Planning_19 Online Planning Register
Some planning applications and decision history may not be available online at the moment (pre 2007). If you cannot find the information you require, please contact Planning Support on 8290 3329 for assistance.

Planning Applications on Public Notice (Advertising)
View planning applications (including plans, reports and other material) currently being advertised here.


Planning Forms, Fees and Checklists
All planning forms & checklists including: Application forms, Amendment / Extension of time forms, Revised Plans forms, S29a Demolition Requests and Planning information requests.


Understanding Planning             Information about the planning permit process and tips to help you prepare a planning permit application.

Planning_17 Useful Planning Publications & Resources
Planning aims to regulate the use of land and resources to meet the future needs of the community.  Here are some helpful documents to assist in your understanding.

Sustainable Design                      Sustainable design is important for any building project - be it building a new house or a large development. Stonnington wants to lead the transformation in how we live and use our resources in future. Find more information here.

Planning_22 Stonnington Planning Scheme
The Stonnington Planning Scheme controls use and development within the City of Stonnington. It contains state and local planning policies, zones, overlays and other provisions that affect how land can be used and developed.
Planning_02 Planning News
Find information and the latest news from the Statutory Planning Unit, including information about VCAT Appeals, fee updates and other special notices. 


City Strategy (Strategic Planning)

Stonnington's City Strategy unit is responsible for:

  • The development of land use and planning policies and strategies; and 
  • Administering and reviewing the Stonnington Planning Scheme including amendments to the scheme.

Location and Contact Details

City Strategy is located at the Stonnington City Centre in the Malvern Town Hall.

Stonnington City Centre
Malvern Town Hall
Cnr High Street and Glenferrie Road
Malvern VIC 3144
Ph: 03 8290 1333
Fx: 03 9521 2255

PO Box 21
Prahran VIC 3181