What is VicSmart?

VicSmart is a simple and fast assessment process for eligible types of applications.

Classes of application are identified in the planning scheme as being VicSmart and have specified requirements for information, assessment processes and decision guidelines.

Key features of VicSmart include:

  • a 10 day permit process 
  • applications are not advertised 
  • information to be submitted with an application and what council can consider is pre-set 

An overview of the VicSmart process can be found at  VicSmart permits (

All VicSmart applications will be processed electronically. Please ensure you include your e-mail address so that all correspondence can be e-mailed to you directly.

Is my application eligible for VicSmart?

For VicSmart application criteria and eligibility please visit  VicSmart permits (



Forms, Fees and Checklists

Refer to Forms Fees & Checklists for further information

Lodgement of a VicSmart application

Applications can be lodged by email to

Or Lodge your VicSmart application online 

Please ensure the following is attached;

  • Completed application form including a copy of Certificate of Title 
  • Completed Checklist 
  • Copy of Plans and Supporting Documents  

We will email you by the next business day to confirm if your application is deemed complete in which case it will be registered and allocated to a planner. You will be notified if further information is required.


Further Information 

For further information or assistance with VicSmart please contact:

Planning Services Team - 5950 1010 or

Email -