Planning Permit Checklist - Construction, or Extension, of a Single or Multi Dwellings on a Lot

Please use this checklist when submitting a planning application for construction or extension of a single or multi dwellings on a lot.

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
In addition to the above, the following must also be provided:
4. A neighbourhood and site description (NSD) as required by Clause 54.01-1
5. A design response as described in Clause 54.01-2 (single dwellings) or Clause 55.01-2 (two or more dwellings), including the following:
•  How the design responds to the neighbourhood and site
•  How the development meets the objectives of Clause 55 (see example Clause 55 response)
6. Digital copies of fully dimensioned site plans at preferred scales of 1:100 or 1:200 including:
•  Existing and proposed buildings and works, including boundaries and dimensions of the site, buildings, landscaping, driveways and parking areas
•  Floor plans
•  Elevation plans
•  Shadow plans
7. Any Application Requirements as listed under the relevant zone or overlay in the Planning Scheme
8. A written response against any relevant State and Local Planning Policies demonstrating how the proposal satisfies the purpose, objectives and decision guidelines
9. 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, 10 March 2022