Using this page

This page can be used to find forms to apply for planning permits in Victoria.

To find your form, select your planning scheme from the list below and use the 'view forms' button. Typically, your planning scheme will have the same name as your local council. If you are unsure of what your local council is called, visit the Know Your Council website and enter your address.

For some areas the Minister for Planning will make this decision and this form is provided at the bottom of the page. You can also request a copy of the forms from the your local council or departmental regional offices.

Forms for applications to the Minister for Planning

Use these form where the Minister for Planning is responsible for making the decision about your permit application. This includes applications in Alpine Resorts, Central City, Docklands, French Island and Sandstone Island, Port of Melbourne and all other applications to the Minister for Planning such as wind energy facilities applications under Clause 61.01.

Use this form to apply to the Minister for a new planning permit.
   Application for planning permit (PDF, 288.29 KB).

Use this form to apply to the Minister to amend an existing planning permit.
   Application to amend a planning permit (PDF, 305.88 KB).

Use this form to apply to the Minister for a new VicSmart planning permit.
   Application for a VicSmart planning permit (PDF, 297.03 KB).

More information

For more information or assistance about a council form, contact your local council. Contact details for the council are provided at the end of each application form.

For assistance with Minister for Planning application forms, please email, ring 1800 789 386 or contact the department's relevant regional office.

How to complete the form

Follow these steps to use the planning permit application forms:

  1. Download the form.
  2. Either print the form and fill it in by hand, or use it on your computer as an online form.
    Note: if you choose to fill the form in electronically you should print it because you can only save a blank form to your computer.

For help on how to complete the form, download this guide ((PDF, 262.66 KB)) or ((DOC, 381 KB)).

Accessibility of documents on this page

Some of the documents on this page are presented in PDF format. If you have difficulty in accessing any of these documents please contact us at