Planning permits relate to the use of land and allows the land to be subdivided, developed or used for a particular purpose, such as the use and construction of a house and any associated works.
If you wish to make changes or additions to buildings or dwellings on your property it is likely that you will need a planning permit. To find out whether you need a planning permit read this guide.
We provide verbal and written advice on planning enquiries. You will receive a written response within 10 working days.
The Planning Services Unit has a dedicated pre-lodgement meeting service to provide valuable pre-application advice.
Fact Files are for people who may not be acquainted with the Mornington Peninsula Planning Scheme or the related planning administrative processes of the Mornington Peninsula Shire.
Access our planning application forms, guidelines and checklists to help you submit all required information for your planning permit application or VicSmart submissions.
Search for information on previous and current planning permits.
The Mornington Peninsula Planning Scheme provides for the protection of native and exotic vegetation. The peninsula has less than 10% of its original native vegetation.
This section provides access to all advertised planning applications across the Shire.
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.