Planning Fees

Most of these fees are a summary of the fees prescribed under the Planning & Environment (Fees) Regulations 2016 and are not a complete representation of the regulations. Reference should be made to the Regulations to obtain the complete wording of individual fee regulations.

New or change of use

To propose a new use of land or to change the use of land

Permit class Application type Fee for permit application Fee to amend permit
Class 1 Change or allow a new use of the land $1,265.60 $1,265.60

Single dwelling

To develop land, or to use and develop land for a single dwelling per lot, or to undertake development ancillary to the use of the land for a single dwelling per lot.

Permit class Estimated cost of development Fee for permit application Fee to amend permit
Class 2 Up to $10,000 $192 $192
Class 3 $10,001 to $100,000 $604.40 $604.40
Class 4 $100,001 to $500,000 $1,237.10 $1,237.10
Class 5 $500,001 to $1,000,000 $1,336.70 $1,336.70
Class 6 $1M to $2M $1,436.20 $1,336.70

VicSmart

A permit that is the subject of a VicSmart application

Permit class Estimated cost of development Fee for permit application Fee to amend permit
Class 7 $0 to $10,000 $192 $192
Class 8 More than $10,000 $412.40 $412.40
Class 9 Subdivide or consolidate land $192 $192

All other development

Permit class Estimated cost of development Fee for permit application Fee to amend permit
Class 10 Up to $100,000 $1,102.10 $1,102.10
Class 11 $100,001 to $1M $1,486 $1,486
Class 12 $1M to $5M $3,277.70 $3,277.70
Class 13 $5M to $15M $8,354.30 $3,277.70
Class 14 $15M to $50M $24,636.20 $3,277.70
Class 15 More than $50M $55,372.70 $3,277.70

Subdivisions

Permit class Application type Fee for permit application Fee to amend permit
Class 16 Subdivide an existing building $1,265.60 $1,265.60
Class 17 Subdivide land into two lots $1,265.60 $1,265.60
Class 18 Realignment of a common boundary between two lots or to consolidate two or more lots $1,265.60 $1,265.60
Class 19 To subdivide land
($1,265.60 for each 100 lots created)
$1,265.60 $1,265.60
Class 20
  • To create, vary or remove a restriction within the meaning of the Subdivision Act 1988; or
  • To create or move a right of way; or
  • To create, vary or remove an easement other that a right or way; or
  • To vary or remove a condition in the nature of an easement other than a right of way in a Crown grant.
$1,265.60 $1,265.60
Class 21 A permit not otherwise provided for this regulation $1,265.60

$1,265.60

Fees under regulation

Regulation

Certification  Fee for permit application
6 For certification of a plan of subdivision $167.80
7 Alteration of a plan under section 10(2) of the Act $106.70
8 Amendment/re-certification of a certified plan under section 11(1) of the Act $135.10

Permit applications for more than one class

An application-for or to-amend more than one class of permit above table will cost the sum of:

  • The highest of the fees which would have applied if separate applications were made; and
  • 50% of each of the other fees which would have applied if separate

Amending an application after notice has been given

Section 57A – Request to amend an application either S.47 or S.72 after notice has been given under the Planning and Environment Act 1987

  • 40% of the application fee for that class of permit or amendment to permit; and
  • Where the class of application is changing to a new class of higher application fee, the difference between the fee for the application to be amended and the fee for new class.

Other matters

Application type Fee
Written planning advice requests (per response) $62.75
Endorsed plans: Plans to be endorsed under planning permit conditions $312.80
Extend the expiry date on a permit First request: $150
Second request: $225
Third request: $300
Search for and provide a copy of a planning permit (per permit) $134.65
Certificate of compliance under section 97N $312.80
Liquor licence applicant information requests (per application) $141
Where the planning scheme specifies that a matter must be done to the satisfaction of the responsible authority or municipal council $312.80
 Secondary consent (per permit) $300
 Public notification on behalf of the applicant $35.10