Horsham Rural City has responsibility under the Planning and Environment Act 1987 for the administration and enforcement of the Horsham Planning Scheme.

Our Statutory and Strategic Planning teams are responsible for the development of planning policies, strategies and issue of planning permits.

You can learn more about the planning scheme and search for a Planning Property Report at

If you wish to contact the Council's Statutory or Strategic Planning team please contact

Phone (03) 5382 9777


Horsham Rural City use an online planning portal to lodge new planning permit applications, track permit applications, secondary consent, extension of time, viewing of the planning register and general enquiries.

Planning Portal