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VicSmart for planning permit applications

VicSmart is a streamlined assessment process for straightforward planning permit applications.

About VicSmart

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
  • a Council Officer decides the application.


Types of applications that can be processed as a VicSmart are identified in the Knox Planning Scheme and have specific requirements for:

  • information
  • assessment processes
  • decision guidelines.

To find out if your application is suitable for the VicSmart process, see the Guide to Lodging a VicSmart Application on the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website.

This guide also provides a checklist of specific information that must be lodged with your application.

Lodge an application

VicSmart applications can be lodged online, by mail or in person at the Council offices.

Apply online

To lodge a planning application online, you must be a registered user.

Register for our online services

Apply for a planning permit

Apply in person or by post

Download the VicSmart application smart form and submit with all the required documentation and applicable planning fees.

You can post it to 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South VIC 3152 or visit our offices at the same address in person.

Need help?

Contact Planning Services and we will get back to you.

Or call our Planning Services team on 9298 8000.

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