Have your say about Planning

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.

Consultation can be sought for the following:

Subscribe to Planning Matters to be informed of upcoming consultations.


Community consultation processes

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.

Better Apartments

Better Apartments
Have your say on the Better Apartments Draft Design Standards. Submissions closed on 19 September 2016.

Yarra Ranges Low Density Residential Zone Advisory Committee

Yarra Ranges Low Density Residential Zone Advisory Committee
Have your say on the Yarra Ranges Low Density Residential Zone Advisory Committee. Submissions can be made until 5.00pm on Wednesday 28 September 2016.

Government Land Standing Advisory Committee

Government Land Standing Advisory Committee
Have your say on proposals to change the planning provisions for land owned by the Victorian Government. Submissions can be made until 5.00pm 30 September 2016.

UYVDR Regional Strategy Plan

UYVDR Regional Strategy Plan
Have your say on the Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Regional Strategy Plan. Submissions can be made until 5.00pm on Thursday 6 October 2016.

Recent consultations


Advisory committees

From time to time the Minister for Planning convenes an advisory committee to consider and make recommendations about planning issues. These issues may be broad policy matters or deal with specific site development proposals.

Read the schedule of upcoming panel and advisory committee hearings

Current advisory committees

The following advisory committees have been established:

Recent advisory committees

The following advisory committees have been recently concluded:

Previous advisory committee reports

Find reports from previous advisory committees


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Planning Matters is a free, weekly email alert service with links to new planning information on our website.

Page last reviewed on 20 September 2016

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