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Building and Planning Information Request (Building on Properties)

An application can be made to Council for information on a property where building works are proposed and a Building Permit is required.
A Building and Planning Information Request will supply building and planning information for proposed building works

A copy of the proposed plans and the title (if available) will need to be submitted when applying for building and planning information. These requests take up to fifteen (15) working days to complete.

Applications can be submitted online. Payment via credit card is required when submitting your application. You need to be registered to use this online service.

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Apply for a Building and Planning Information Request Online (registered users only)

Application forms can also be downloaded below. Payment can be sent to us via the mail with a cheque/money order or you can pay via any means at Council’s Civic Centre at 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South. Opening hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.

The response will provide information on the following items:

  • Is the property in an unsewered area? Reg 132
  • Is the property in a flood prone area? Reg 153
  • Is the property in a termite area? Reg 150
  • Is the property in an alpine area? Reg 152
  • Is the land designated as uncontrolled overland drainage? Reg 154
  • Is the property in an area liable to landslip?
  • Will the proposed works require a Town Planning Permit under the Knox Planning Scheme?

You can download a Building and Planning Information Request form below.

Need Help?

If you have questions, you can contact us on 9298 8125 or alternatively, you can lodge a request below and a staff member will get back to you.

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