Learn about the planning system in Victoria and the information and services available to assist you
A detailed guide for both infrequent and regular users of Victoria's planning system.
Find guidance for practitioners on applying and drafting planning provisions.
The Minister for Planning's has a range of powers, roles and responsibilities including the issuing of Ministerial directions.
Local councils make most of the planning decisions that affect local areas. Find out about the role of councils and how to get local planning information.
Explore the wide range of planning services offered by the department.
Find links to other websites with useful planning information from Australia and the world.
Learn what planning schemes are and how they work
Access all planning schemes in Victoria including the Victoria Planning Provisions and scheme histories.
Get a planning report for a property, land parcel or crown land showing planning zones, overlays and related information.
Search for and view details of exhibited and approved amendments to Victorian planning schemes.
Navigate your planning scheme with an explanation of each component and section, and learn about the Victoria Planning Provisions and incorporated documents.
Online planning services and tools that provide you with planning information for your property.
Find templates and information for planning professionals who prepare and process amendments.
View the Terms of Reference (PDF, 1.2 MB).
If you have any questions regarding the Inquiry Process, Melbourne Metro Rail Project or EES Project, the contact details are below:
Page last updated: 19/08/21