Planning Permit Checklist - Buildings and Works

Please use this checklist when submitting a planning application for buildings or works development.

For all planning applications, you must provide:

1. An application form fully completed and signed.
2. A recent copy of Title for the land (the search should be dated not more than 60 days prior to the application), including a copy of the diagram or relevant plan of subdivision and a copy of any restriction or covenant that may affect the land . (A Certificate of Title may be obtained online Victorian Land Titles Office or by visiting the Land Information Centre located on the level 10, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne)
3. The application fee (if applicable)
In addition to the above, the following must also be provided:
4. Digital copy of fully dimensioned plans at preferred scales of 1:100 or 1:200, including the following (as appropriate):
•  Existing site plan, including boundaries and dimensions of the site and any existing buildings.
•  Proposed site plan including proposed buildings, landscaping, driveways and parking areas.
•  The use of existing and proposed buildings.
•  Floor plans showing internal layout
•  Elevation plans including colours and finishes.
5. Any Application Requirements as listed under the relevant zone or overlay in the Planning Scheme
6. A written response against any relevant State and Local Planning Policies demonstrating how the proposal satisfies the purpose, objectives and decision guidelines.
7. A written response against the relevant zone and/or overlay demonstrating how the proposal satisfies the purpose, objectives and decision guidelines.


Please note that this checklist is for standard information required for lodgement. Additional information may be required by the assessing planning officer after lodgement. Other controls in the planning scheme may affect your proposal. Please check the Greater Geelong Advertising Guidelines before submitting a planning application.

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Page last updated: Thursday, 23 November 2023