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.

Current consultations

Find out how to get involved and have your say on specific planning reviews.

Have your say on proposed changes to the Victoria Planning Provisions

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.

Have your say on the p[roposed changes to the Building Regulations

Building Regulations sunset review

Have your say on the proposed changes to the Building Regulations for Victoria. Submissions close at 5pm on Tuesday 18 July.

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Government Land Advisory Committee

Have your say on proposals to change the planning provisions for land owned by the Victorian Government. Submissions can be made on Tranche 7 until 5.00pm 9 June 2017.

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Draft Moolap Coastal Strategic Framework Plan

Have your say on the draft Moolap Coastal Strategic Framework Plan until 5pm on 31 May 2017.

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Recent consultations

Better Apartments

Comments were sought  regarding the Better Apartments Draft Design Standards. Submissions closed on 19 September 2016.

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Draft Boroondara Planning Scheme Amendment C255

Comments were sought on proposed discretionary height controls to Boroondara's commercial corridors and closed on 23 February 2016.

EES Inquiry: Melbourne Metro Rail Project

The Environmental Effects Statement was on exhibition until 6 July 2016.

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Government Land Standing Advisory Committee

Comments regarding future planning provisions for land sites closed on 27 May 2016

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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

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Managing Residential Development Advisory Committee

Comments were sought on a Residential State of Play Report and closed on 14 March 2016.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Protecting the Yarra River

Comments were sought on the key issues and opportunities for the river. Submissions closed on 8 August 2016.

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UYVDR Regional Strategy Plan

Comments were sought on the Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Regional Strategy Plan. Comments on the proposals were received until 6 October 2016.

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