Browse this section to get a better understanding of the various steps involved in the planning process.
Do I need a Planning Permit under the Stonnington Planning Scheme? What is the criteria? How can I determine if I need a Planning Permit?
You can request pre-application advice to help you with more complex land use and development proposals. More information and criteria for pre apps here.
Make sure you have gathered all the information you need to lodge your application by checking our requirements and reading our Helpful Tips.
All applications received by Council are checked to ensure that all required information has been supplied. Refer to this section to find out what happens next...
Anyone who believes they may be detrimentally affected by a planning application is entitled to object. Find out more information about lodging an objection here.
The Council has three options when deciding a planning permit application - find out more about Permits, Refusals and Notice of Decisions (NODs) here.
Circumstances when appeals would be lodged and link to Planning & Environment list at VCAT.
Want to change the permit preamble or conditions, the endorsed plans or the amount of time you have to carry-out the work? More information here.
To ensure compliance with the Stonnington Planning Scheme and any approved planning permits, action may be taken with regards to breaches of these regulations. This page includes information on how to report an illegal brothel.
The City of Stonnington acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of the Boonwurrung and Wurundjeri people and offer our respects to the elders past and present. We recognise and respect the cultural heritage of this land.