Objecting to a planning application

If you wish to object to an application for a Planning Permit you must complete the form below and state the reasons why and how you would be affected if the planning permit was granted.

Council may reject an objection that it considers has been made primarily to secure or maintain a direct or indirect commercial advantage for the objector.

If you object Council must consider the objection unless you withdraw it in writing.

Council must make a copy of every objection available at its office for any person to inspect during office hours.

Council will not decide on the application until after the latest date shown on the notice you received or on the notice in a newspaper or on the site.

If you object in writing you will be notified of the Council’s decision.

If you object and you are not satisfied with the Council’s decision you may appeal within 28 days of the notice of the decision to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

If Council or VCAT refuses the application, the applicant can also appeal. 

The applicant must not submit any personal information or copyright material of third parties without their informed consent. By submitting the material, you agree that the use of the material does not breach any third party’s right to privacy and copyright.
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The personal information requested on this form is being collected by Council for the purpose of evaluating an application as set out in the Planning and Environment Act 1987. This information will be used solely by Council for that primary or directly related purpose. The applicant may apply to Council for access to and/or amendment of the information.