If you want to build or repair a dividing fence, you will need to talk to the person who owns the neighbouring property.
If you need to locate the owner, you can make a request to Council for the property ownership details.
If the neighbouring property is affected by an owners corporation (for example, a property with flats, apartments or units), you will need to contact the owners corporation directly. The owners corporation contact details will be displayed on a letterbox or sign on the property.
To make a request, you must be the owner of the neighbouring property.
The request must be for the purpose of building a fence on the boundary of your property, in accordance with the Fencing Act 1968 (Vic).
Submit your request in writing, making sure to include your:
Your submission has been forwarded to the Rates and Valuations team who will process your request and respond via return email within three business days.