Council is responsible for issuing a range of permits to help ensure activities are carried out in a safe and proper way.
Under the Local Government Act 2020, there are a number of activities which require a Council permit. These include busking, fundraising, parking and filming requests.
Please note: Application processing times may vary depending on the permit application. For more information, refer to the relevant permit application form.
This page provides a consolidated list of links and information in relation to permits, registrations and applications.
Visit our Building Permits and Services page to access application forms and more information.
Visit our Environmental Health page for application forms and more information.
Planning an event? Visit our Organising an Event page for more information.
NHVR (Heavy Vehicle Permits) are required on some roads within Hindmarsh Shire these permits are managed by National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, please click on this link to go to NHVR website, for assistance with these applications please contact Councils assets engineers.
Visit our Local Laws page for application forms and more information.
Visit our Planning Permits and Services page for application forms and more information.
To apply for a Land Information Certificate please use our:
Property Enquiry Application Form
Visit our rates page for more information on Rates
In line with Victorian Government requirements, community members need to show proof of double vaccination to access Councils community facilities including swimming pools, Nhill Memorial Community Centre, community halls and Hindmarsh Shire Libraries in Dimboola, Jeparit, Nhill and Rainbow. You can do this via the Services Victoria app or with a printed Vaccination Certificate and photo ID.
Click and collect services are available at our libraries, along with e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines. Telephone your local Hindmarsh Shire Libraries branch to organise click and collect.
Council’s Customer Service Centre in Nhill does not require customers to be double vaccinated. Community members needing access to customer services in person, can attend the Nhill Customer Service Centre at 92 Nelson Street, Nhill. Online services are available on our website or telephone 03 5391 4444 for assistance over the telephone.