Hobsons Bay City Council - Town planning services

Town planning services

The Planning Process

Planning is an essential part of the development process.

The planning scheme

A planning scheme is made up of zoning maps and a set of ‘rules’ called planning controls.

Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) deals with planning disputes

Planning fact sheets

Planning fact sheets have been created to answer some frequently asked questions

Planning Forms

Forms relating to planning permit applications

Useful planning links

Key contact for more detailed information and queries regarding planning matters.

Neighbourhood character study

The aim of this study is to ensure that development respects the future preferred character of the city.

Special Planning Committee

Applications with a high number of objectors or that fail to meet Council's policies are referred to SPC.

VicSmart Applications

VicSmart is a fast planning permit process for straightforward applications

Port Phillip Woollen Mill Development Contributions Plan

Port Phillip Woollen Mill Development Contributions Plan