Since the introduction of the privatisation system for the issuing of building permits in Victoria, the majority of building permits are now issued by private building surveyors.
View flood prone area maps. Approximately 35% - 40% of the Mornington Peninsula is designated as flood prone. By definition this means an area that has a 1% probability of flooding in any given year.
Here are a variety of building forms available to the community.
Any person can apply for a copy of residential and/or commercial building plans with the owners written consent.
View our Building Fact Files.
The report & consent of the Shire must be obtained for a design that doesn't comply with the requirements of Part 4 of the Building Regulations 2006 for single dwellings & outbuildings on allotments.
Safety barriers are required for in-ground swimming pools, Jacuzzis, above-ground swimming pools, spas, hot tubs & inflatable pools (capable of containing a depth of water greater than 300 mm).
Here are details regarding the two areas of legislation that manage new construction in bushfire areas.
Stormwater, domestic rainwater, backwash from pools, boundary fences / fencing, asbestos removal, building over easements, wood or solid fuel heaters and more
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service.
TTY/voice calls: 133 677 Speak and listen: 1300 555 727 SMS relay: 0423 677 767
Please be aware that CCTV cameras are in operation at a number of Shire buildings, including municipal offices, recreation centres and youth centres.
In the spirit of respect, Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges the people and elders of Boon Wurrung/Bunurong, members of the Kulin Nation, who have traditional connections to the land and waters on which council operates.