These statistics are based on monthly data submitted to the Planning Permit Activity Reporting System (PPARS) by all 80 Victorian responsible authorities for the months prior to June 2015.The reports cover information for the state, aggregated and consistently presented at four levels:

  • statewide
  • metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria,
  • three metropolitan and three regional subregions
  • the individual planning schemes.

View the current PPARS monthly report.

Planning Permit Activity Report

The Planning Permit Activity Report presents four levels of data, a list of the planning schemes that comprise each level of reporting can be viewed here (PDF, 266.23 KB).

Statewide planning permit activity

The permit activity occurring within each local government area is aggregated to provide a statewide summary position.

Planning permit activity by metropolitan and rural Victoria

Information is aggregated to provide a perspective on metropolitan Melbourne and rural/regional Victoria.

Planning permit activity by subgroup

Compare three metropolitan and three rural subgroups that have similar planning activity or geography.

Planning permit activity by municipality

The level, nature and scale of activity varies across the many municipalities in the state, reflecting different locational, social, economic, environmental and historical situations.


Current reports

  • All reports for the months prior to June 2015 can be found on this page. Use the 'Select Year/Month' navigation tools provided in the top lefthand corner of each report.

Contact us

For more information about the PPARS system, please e-mail ppars.admin@delwp.vic.gov.au.