Planning Process

We know our clients sometimes feel like planners have invented another language!  To help you out we have written some definitions of some of the planning terms that you might encounter during your planning application. NOD This stands for Notice of Decision.  It is formal notice that...

The short answer is yes, you can apply for an extension of time to your planning permit. Every Council has a process for you to apply to extend your time on a planning permit, either to extend the time to commence or the time...

After a planning permit gets issued how long do you have to act on it?  Make sure you know, as if you forget to watch your time limit you could end up with an expired permit and have to go through the process all over again! There...

Mornington Peninsual Shire have put an amendment on exhibition. The amendment seeks to introduce a new Design and Development Overlay control to the Commercial 1 Zone land within the Dromana Township. The area covered by the proposed amendment is shaded below: Area covered by the...

We have previously talked about the typical timeframes for getting planning approval, but I thought it would also help people to know a little of what to expect with a planning application. So here goes! Pre-Lodgement The journey begins (for us) at pre-lodgement. This is...