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.

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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 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 Siting of Class 10a buildings Reg 87
Report & Consent Front Fence Height Reg 89
Report & Consent Fence Side and Rear boundary Reg 90
Report & Consent Fence length or height Reg 91
Report & Consent Fence on street-alignments Reg 92
Report & Consent Daylight to windows in existing dwelling Reg 94
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


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



Consent to Works Within Road Reserve Application

Local Laws

Application for a Permit to Burn in a Rural Area
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


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.


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

Visit our rates page for more information on Rates