Simple, straightforward and low impact planning applications may be eligible for VicSmart processing as of 19 September 2014.
You will need to make a pre-application appointment with the Planning team to discuss your application and find out whether it qualifies for a 10 day permit.
The VicSmart process involves four simple steps:
Step 1: Prepare
Step 2: Submit
Step 3: Assess
Step 4: Decide
Call and speak to a Planning Officer. Arrange a meeting to discuss your proposal, pick up checklists and any other information before submitting your application
Submit the application to the Council with all the required information as per your discussion with the Council Planning Officer
A Council officer assesses the application against pre-set criteria
A Council officer approves or refuses the application within 10 business days