All land development within the City of Greater Geelong must be in accordance with the principles of the Sustainable Communities - Infrastructure Development Guidelines.
Developers and Consultants need to be familiar with the general principles contained within these guidelines. (Request a copy of this document using the Feedback form below).
A large amount of background information can be found on the webpage Infrastructure Development Guidelines - Helpful Links and References.
Consult with our Planning staff as early as possible in your development proposal plans for help with your planning permit application. Developers are encouraged to arrange a pre-application meeting with Planning Staff to discuss their development proposal.
Many issues may need Investigation such as:
- Current planning constraints:
- Stormwater Management and Flooding
- Environmental Impacts
- Social Impacts
- Business Impacts
- Traffic and transport impacts
- Community Infrastructure/Open Space
- Heritage Issues
It is essential that all the constraints to your development are understood, defined, quantified and solution(s) proposed as part of your application.