Planning Fees

The State Government have recently set new planning fees to apply across Victoria.  The new planning fees are effective from Thursday 13 October 2016.  The applicable fees (depending on the type of planning permit application) can be accessed via the Department of Environment, Land,  Water and Planning links below:

Fee Schedule for Planning and Environment (Fees) Regulations 2016

Fee Schedule for Subdivision (Fees) Regulations 2016

Land-Use-Planning-Credit-Card-Payment-Form.pdf (140KB)

Non legislated Planning Fees are outlined in the table below.  For further information please contact the Land Use Planning Department on 1300 366 244.


Council Variations - as of 1 July 2019

(Note all fees include GST)

Valuation for Public Open Space Contribution  Cost of Valuation
Where heritage controls are the only trigger for a planning permit  NO FEE
Liquor Licence
Liquor Licence Only                      $195.00 
Native Vegetation Removal
Less than 10 Hectares  $195.00
Planning Permit 
Permit & Endorsed Plans - Search and Copy $150.00 
Permit - Request for Extension of Time (1st Request) (317KB) $200.00 
Permit - Request for Extension of Time (2nd & Further Requests) (317KB)  $300.00
Amend Endorsed Plan (if the estimated cost of change is $10,000 or less, relates to a single dwelling and there is no need for new referrals or public notice)  $195.00
Section 173 Agreement
Section 173 Agreement - Preparation/Review  $205.00 
Written Advice 
Planning Advice (144KB) $90.00
Planning Advice (144KB) $90.00 


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