Planning permit activity in Victoria

Monitoring planning permit activity is a key part of improving Victoria's planning system. Planning permit data is collected monthly from Victoria's 80 responsible authorities.

The availability of statistical data on planning permit activity enables early identification of development industry trends, provides information on activity levels, factors affecting permit workload volumes for each council area and differences between and within metropolitan and rural areas across Victoria.

Planning Permit Activity Reporting System (PPARS)

The Planning Permit Activity Reporting System (PPARS) provides vital information to inform planning decisions, measure outcomes and improve services. Information about the Department's online permit activity reporting system (PPARS), including published materials and assistance to users.

Planning Permit Activity Reports

The Planning Permit Activity Reporting System produces a variety of reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

Monthly report: October 2016

Detailed statistics on the previous month's planning permit application activity statewide, including reports for individual Responsible Authorities and regional groupings.

Monthly report: Legacy Reports

Detailed statistics for the months prior to June 2015, including reports for individual Responsible Authorities and regional groupings.

Quarterly report: Q1 2016-17

Detailed statistics on the previous quarter's planning permit application activity statewide, including reports for individual Responsible Authorities and regional groupings.

Annual report: 2014-15

Comprehensive statistics on permit activity at state, region and sub-grouping levels.

Data requests

The Planning Permit Activity Reporting System offers a data request service for raw data, statistics and maps produced by the system.

Page last reviewed on 27 September 2016

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