Subdivision approvals system

The SPEAR online system supports the subdivision process in Victoria and enables subdivision approvals to be compiled, lodged, managed, referred and tracked online.

Residential subdivision requirements

Clause 56 of the Victoria Planning Provisions applies to all planning schemes in Victoria and sets out the requirements for residential subdivision.

Building envelopes

The Building Envelopes Information Kit provides information on design, approval and application of building envelopes.

Bushfire Management Overlay

Information about subdivision requirements in areas covered by the Bushfire Management Overlay.

Subdivision regulations

Subdivision Act User Guide

Advice and guidance to councils, servicing agencies and referral authorities on the subdivision approvals system and their responsibilities under the Subdivision Act and the Planning and Environment Act 1987: Subdivision Act User Guide (PDF, 729.5 KB) or (DOC, 162.0 KB)

Related planning advice

Page last updated: 08/12/22