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Overview of the Nillumbik Planning Scheme and the planning application process
This advice will assist permit applicants and landowners lodging applications to understand the planning permit process
A current copy of the property title must be submitted with the associated title plan and any instruments recorded on title. Find out how to get a current copy of your title
Learn about the details of the planning application notification process
This advice will assist permit applicants or objectors who want to lodge an application for review of a Council planning decision at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)
This advice will assist permit applicants with the preparation of planning applications for medium density housing developments
This advice will assist permit applicants with the preparation of planning applications which address neighbourhood character considerations as outlined in the planning scheme.
This advice will assist permit applicants in the planning of any development or vegetation removal on land covered by a Significant Landscape Overlay under the Nillumbik Planning Scheme.
Find out about permit applicants in the planning of any development, land use change or vegetation removal on land covered under the Nillumbik Planning Scheme known as the Eltham Gateway.
Council is committed to achieving a sustainable balance between facilitating appropriate development whilst enhancing vegetated landscapes through the implementation of landscape plans.
Advice about planning any development or subdivision which may require the removal of native vegetation, and any proposal for native vegetation removal on land either over 4000 square metres.
Environmental Significance Overlays (ESO) means that the development of that land must not affect identified environmental values and qualities of particular areas within the Shire.
Land management plans generally accompany planning applications that seek new development and/or the introduction of new land uses on land in rural or environmentally significant areas.
Find out what you can do about tree and vegetation management on your property including the 10-30 10-50 Rule.
Find out about planning permit requirements in rural areas.
Find out if you can subdivide your property and what is required.
Find out more about Section 173 Agreements, your property and your rights.
Find out about the planning matters when running your business from home.
Find out about the controls around advertising and signage in Nillumbik.
Find out about the specific requirements when working near trees which are to be retained for their landscape and habitat value.
Fast-track application service to apply for removal of one or two trees when no development is proposed, or pruning an unlimited number of trees when no development is proposed.
Can I install a dependent persons unit?
Found out about our over-the-counter native vegetation offset program
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PO Box 476, Greensborough VIC 3088, Australia
Ph: 9433 3111
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Nillumbik Shire Council acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung as the Traditional Owners of this country, pays tribute to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Nillumbik, and gives respect to Elders past, present and emerging and their integral part in our region's history.