Forms and Permits

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 1989, 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.

Building | Environmental Health | Events | Infrastructure | Local Laws | Planning | Rates |



Building

Building Permits
Application for Building Permit Form
New Dwelling & Re-erection
Extensions & Alterations 
Building a Carport Garage or Shed
Demolish or Remove a Building
Swimming Pool Spa and Safety Fencing
Office Building
Duck Breeding Buildings
Property Information Application
Section 29a Demolition Application
What are mandatory inspections
Request for Legal Point of Discharge
Request for Copies of Plans
Building Control Investigation Request Form
Application to Register a Pool or Spa

Bush Fire Attack Level
Bush Fire Attack Level
Example of Vegetation

Report & Consent Forms
Report & Consent Generic
Report & Consent Maximum Street Setback Reg 73 
Report & Consent Minimum Street Setback Reg 74
Report & Consent Building Height Reg 75
Report & Consent Site Coverage Reg 76
Report & Consent Permeability Reg 77
Report & Consent Carparking Reg 78
Report & Consent Side and Rear setbacks Reg 79
Report & Consent Walls on Boundaries Reg 80
Report & Consent Daylight to existing habitable room windows Reg 81
Report & Consent Solar access to existing north facing windows Reg 82
Report & Consent Overshadowing of recreational private open space Reg 83
Report & Consent Overlooking Reg 84
Report & Consent Daylight to habitable room windows Reg 85
Report & Consent Private Open Space Reg 86
Report & Consent Front Fence Height Reg 89
Report & Consent Fences and overshadowing of recreational private open space Reg 96
Report & Consent Mast & poles Reg 97

Visit our planning and building page for more information.



Environmental Health

Guidelines for food business
Application for registration or renewal of caravan park
Application to register a food premises
Application to transfer a food premises registration
Application for registration of a prescribed accommodation premises
Application for transfer of a prescribed accommodation premises
Submitting plans for health or prescribed Accommodation premises
Application for registration of a health premises
Application for transfer registration of a health premises
Notification of a food premises for Class 4 only
Application for a permit to install or alter a septic tank
Onsite Wastewater application


Events

Intention to Hold an Event Form
Download (above form) Intention to Hold an Event Form
Download Events Management Guide
Streatrader - Temporary or Mobile Food Premises
Streatrader - Community Group Selling Food
How to lodge a streatrader statement of trade

 


Infrastructure

Consent to Works Within Road Reserve Application




Local Laws

Application for a Permit to Burn by a Brigade or in a Rural Area by the Property Owner
Application to Light an Open Fire on a Residential Property
New Animal Registration Form

Application for Keeping More than the Prescribed Number of Animals
Disabled Parking Application - Individual
Disabled Parking Application - Organisation

Application for a Street Trader Permit
Application for a Street Furniture Permit
Application for Events in Public Places
Application for Consumption or Possession of Liquor in Public Places
Application for Temporary Street Closure
Risk Management Plan



Planning

Request for planning advice
Application for a planning permit

How to complete the Application for a planning permit
Application for VicSmart planning permit
Application to amend a planning permit
How to complete the application to amend a planning permit
Application to Extend a Planning Permit
Application under secondary consent
Application to object to a planning permit
Planning Fees
Request for Copies of Plans


Visit our planning and building page for more information.



Rates

To apply for a Land Information Certificate please use our:
Property Enquiry Application Form

Visit our rates page for more information on Rates

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COVID-19 COMMUNITY UPDATE

With the easing of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, Hindmarsh Shire customer service centres and libraries will gradually reopen to the public.

From Wednesday 17 June 2020, the telephone operating system will be operational between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm from Monday to Friday.

From Monday 22 June 2020, the Nhill customer service centre will be open for appointments only between the hours 9am - 12noon and 2pm - 4pm Monday to Friday.

Jeparit and Rainbow customer services centres and the new Hindmarsh Shire Libraries service in Nhill, Jeparit, and Rainbow will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the aim to open mid-late July subject to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

Dimboola customer service and library will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the aim to open mid-late July subject to completion of the current building works and COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

See more council services changes or information about COVID-19