Information specific to permit applications to subdivide land
Surveying and Planning through Electronic Applications and Referrals
Surveying and Planning through Electronic Applications and Referrals (SPEAR) supports the subdivision process in Victoria and enables subdivision approvals to be compiled, lodged, managed, referred and tracked online.
Residential subdivision information
Clause 56 of the Victoria Planning Provisions applies to all planning schemes in Victoria and sets out the requirements for residential subdivision.
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.
Planning practice notes
Guidance when planning for or assessing proposals for rural residential use and development:PN37: Rural Residential Development (PDF, 280.1 KB) or (DOC, 131.0 KB)
Technical information and advice about the access and mobility provisions of Clause 56:PN38: Using the access and mobility management provisions of Clause 56 - Residential subdivision (PDF, 602.2 KB) or (DOC, 126.0 KB)
Technical information about the integrated water management provisions of Clause 56:PN39: Using the integrated water management provisions of Clause 56 - Residential subdivision (PDF, 616.4 KB) or (DOC, 807.5 KB)
Information about the operation of Clause 56 and the objectives to be met for each class of subdivision:PN40: Using the residential subdivision provisions Clause 56 - Residential subdivision (PDF, 79.4 KB) or (DOC, 144.0 KB)
Information about the operation of Clause 56.08 and the site management requirements of Clause 56:PN41: Using the site management provisions of Clause 56 - Residential subdivision (PDF, 108.9 KB) or (DOC, 70.0 KB)
More information about the legislation and regulations governing subdivision.
Page last updated: 14/09/21