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Objecting to a Planning Application

Council may advertise planning applications before making a decision on the application. Latrobe City Council advertises planning permit application documents for viewing to the public.

Please note: not all documents related to advertised planning permit applications are available for viewing online. To inspect all documents and plans submitted with an application, please attend the relevant Service Centre during office hours 8.30am to 5.15pm.

Making an Objection

If you feel a planning permit application may negatively affect you, you can lodge an objection with Council.

If you wish to make an objection on a particular permit application, you must do so in writing, stating the reasons for your objection, including how the proposal would affect you if a permit was granted.

Your submission must also include your name and address, the planning permit application number and the address of the proposal.

Forward your objection to Latrobe City Council by mail to PO Box 264, Morwell 3840 or by email to or online, please note that you must register to submit an online objection. To ensure your objection is noted as part of the process, send it to Council prior to the date listed on the advertising notice.

Please note: that your objection, including your name and residential address, will become a public document for anyone to view. Objections are also provided to the applicant to enable them to assess whether any grounds of objection can be addressed.

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