An Local Law permit or consent must be obtained prior to commencement of building works, according to the requirements of City of Stonnington Local Laws(PDF, 2MB) and the Road Management Act 2004.
You can find out more information about general Local Laws that aren’t related to building works on this section of our website. Or you can contact Council on 8290 1333.
You need a Road Occupation Permit when occupying a footpath while doing certain types of works.
Out-of-hours permits are required when building works have the potential to create noise and affect the amenity of neighbouring residents and businesses.
Find out about the permits you need to construct or change a vehicle crossing.
Find out how to get consent if you need to dig into any part of a road or footpath in the municipality.
This permit allows a tradesperson to park in front of or as near as possible to the construction site for a short period of time.
A works zone permit provides dedicated parking for workers' vehicles during the construction period of long-term developments. Find out how to apply for one.
Find out about who can use skip bins on Council land and the permit required to do so.
Find out about noise regulations relating to residential properties and how to make a complaint about a noisy neighbour.
You'll require an asset protection permit if your when building works have the potential to damage or destroy Council assets. Find out how to apply for one.
Find out how to apply for a Tree Works Permit if you are planning to prune or remove a tree on your property,
Find fees and charges information on every Local Law: Building permit here.
COVID-19 restrictions mean we’ve had to change the way people can get in touch with us, find out more
Telephone: 8290 1333 (all hours)
Post: PO Box 58 Malvern Vic 3144
The following service centers are open with COVIDsafe practices in place:
Stonnington City Centre
311 Glenferrie Road, Malvern
Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm
Stonnington Services and Visitor Centre
Prahran Square, corner Chatham and Izett streets, Prahran
Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm (Thursdays till 7pm)
Our service centres at Prahran Town Hall and the Stonnington Depot are closed
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