Your submission must have:
Find out more in our ePlanning Portal and the checklist in the application pack.
If you want a permit for a site under 500 square metres in area, you must provide extra ResCode information.
See the checklist (available in our ePlanning portal and application pack) for all the necessary information, then lodge your planning application with Council.
Use the Planning Register in our ePlanning portal to locate the relevant application and apply online.
Apply for a permit via ePlanning
Each form includes detailed instructions on what information you need to provide in your application:
Standard Application Form
Download Standard Application Form(PDF, 350KB)
Use this form for all new planning permit applications except Melbourne Water Special Building Overlay and Hedgeley Dene Tree Works which have separate forms.
Special Building Overlay - Melbourne Water-only application form
Download Melbourne Water-only SBO form(PDF, 291KB)
This form is for sites which are over 500 square metres in area and for which the only trigger for a planning permit is the Special Building Overlay for Melbourne Water.
You need to contact Melbourne Water before you lodge your application and enclose the approved plans and covering letter with your application.
For more information see Clause 44.05 of the Stonnington Planning Scheme.
Hedgeley Dene – Neighbourhood Character Overlay tree works-only application form
Download Hedgeley Dene NCO Tree Work form(PDF, 353KB)
Use this form for sites within Hedgeley Dene where the only trigger for a planning permit is to lop, prune or remove trees - Neighbourhood Character Overlay.
For more information see Clause 43.05 of the Stonnington Planning Scheme.
Download VicSmart application form(PDF, 338KB)
VicSmart is a simple and fast planning permit process for permit applications relating to:
Before we can review the changes, you need to:
You can find this form on the ePlanning portal.
Fee details for applications.
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