Advice and Additional Help

Free planning advice

Request advice about planning permit requirements or applying for a planning permit:

  • Phone 1300 367 700, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm
  • Counter advice at Latrobe City Corporate Headquarters, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm
  • Online planning advice request

Prior to applying for a permit meet with us to ensure all requirements have been met:

Planning: A Short Guide also provides useful information about the planning system.

Written planning information and advice

Requests for information about the following must be formally requested:

  • property zoning
  • is a planning permit required for a proposed use or development
  • structure plans in place to guide future subdivision and development
  • conditions and planning scheme requirements
  • history of planning permits for a site

Complete the Request for written planning advice form web form, attaching supporting documentation and the relevant fee.
Requests can be mailed to: Statutory Planning, Latrobe City Council, PO Box 264 Morwell VIC 3844 or submitted at any service centre or library.

Please note: this is not an application process for development approval or subdivision approval.