The Planning and Environment Regulations 2015 and the Subdivision (Procedures) Regulations 2021 set out requirements for operation of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 and the Subdivision Act 1988. Regulations are statutory rules created under the relevant Acts of Parliament.

The Planning and Environment Regulations 2015 prescribe the requirements for the operation of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (the Act). This includes:

  • the manner and form for giving notice for planning scheme amendments and planning permit applications
  • times for applications to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • times for doing anything required to be done by the Act
  • various forms, for example, the form of a planning permit
  • information to be included in any applications, notices, permits and requests required to be given by the Act
  • the manner of keeping the planning permit application register
  • information to be made available by responsible authorities to the public and the Minister for Planning
  • information which must be set out in a planning certificate
  • other matters required by the Act.

View the Planning and Environment Regulations 2015

The Subdivision (Procedures) Regulations 2021 regulate the process for plan of subdivision certification and associated matters.

The part of the subdivision process that relates to the registration of the plans of subdivision by the Registrar of Titles is provided for under the Subdivision (Registrar's Requirements) Regulations 2021.

The Regulations include provisions that:

  • prescribe time limits for things done under the Subdivision Act 1988 (the Act).
  • prescribe forms authorised by the Act.
  • provide for procedures relating to the certification of plans.
  • require councils to maintain a register of applications made under the Act.
  • provide for other matters authorised by the Act.

View the Subdivision (Procedures) Regulations 2021.

More information about the Subdivision Act 1988.

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Page last updated: 10/11/21