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Building & Planning>Planning Permits
Planning permits are required for constructing or changing a building, using land in a new way, subdividing land and other building works.
Submit a planning enquiry when you need a written response or confirmation from our Planning department.
You may need a planning permit if you are constructing or changing a building, using land in a new way, displaying a sign, subdividing land or removing vegetation.
We encourage you talk to us before you submit your planning application. This will help us to get a clear picture of what you are planning, and could save you time and allow you to submit your application correctly.
After you've lodged your application it will be assigned to a planner and will go through a number of steps.
You may need to make changes to a planning permit that has already been granted, or obtain consent for a variation to the conditions of the permit.
You may apply for an extension of time to commence or complete a development.
To subdivide, you must first apply for a planning permit to develop the site. Once this is granted, your engineering plans can be lodged.
There are 4 types of engineering plans. The plans you need to submit will depend on what you are developing.
We’re here to help you with your planning questions - talk to the planner on duty.
Our most commonly requested planning forms and checklists.
The cost of a planning application depends on what you want to do and which class it fits into.
More information and services for planning permits.