Our website provides access to information about planning issues, development applications and projects. These often include community consultation processes and committees established to advise on planning reviews, development applications and amendments to planning schemes.
The department often seeks to consult the community on planning matters, lists of current and recent consultation processes that have been conducted can be found below.
Find out how to get involved and have your say on specific planning reviews.
Public and shared housing reforms
Have your say on the proposed changes to the Victoria Planning Provisions that will provide permit exemptions or streamlined processes. Comments close at 5:00pm on Friday 16 June.
West Gate Tunnel EES
Have your say on the Environment Effects Statement (EES), a draft planning scheme amendment, and works approval application for the West Gate Tunnel Project. Submissions close at 5pm on 10 July 2017.
Comments were sought regarding the Better Apartments Draft Design Standards. Submissions closed on 19 September 2016.
EES Inquiry: Melbourne Metro Rail Project
The Environmental Effects Statement was on exhibition until 6 July 2016.
Government Land Standing Advisory Committee
Comments regarding future planning provisions for Tranche 7 land sites closed on 9 Jun 2017.
Macedon Ranges Protection Advisory Committee
Comments were sought on policy to support changes to the legislative framework to achieve protection for the Macedon Ranges. Submissions closed on 18 April 2016.
Managing Residential Development Advisory Committee
Comments were sought on a Residential State of Play Report and closed on 14 March 2016.
Melbourne C270 - Central City Built Form Review
Comments were sought on the proposed new planning controls to guide development and support the long-term liveability of Melbourne's central city. Submissions were open until 30 May 2016.
Melbourne Regional Landfill expansion
A Regulatory Impact Statement has been prepared for the proposed planning and subdivision regulations. Comments on the proposals were received until 15 July 2016.
Planning and Subdivision Fees Regulations RIS
A Regulatory Impact Statement has been prepared for the proposed planning and subdivision regulations. Comments on the proposals were received until 24 June 2016.
Protecting the Yarra River
Comments were sought on the key issues and opportunities for the river. Submissions closed on 8 August 2016.