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Please note that a change to the Statutory Planning Fees will commence on 13 October, 2016. All applications received on or after this date are required to be submitted with the correct Statutory Fee. Refer to the Useful Forms and Links page to view the updated fees.

What is Planning?

Planning and building permits and the planning process explained.

Help Me Plan

Planning Zones and Overlays.

Useful Forms and Links

A list of useful forms and links for each aspect of Planning, Subdivsion and Vegetation Removal application processes

Find Planning Applications Near You

Search Specific Sites to find planning permits / applications within the immediate area.

Planning Process

Detailed information in relation to each step in the Planning Permit process

Planning Permit Application Types

The planning permit system ensures development in the City of Kingston is managed effectively, is suitable for its surroundings, and considers possible environmental and heritage impacts.

VicSmart Planning Applications

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

Planning Register & Advertised Plans

Council's Online Planning Register provides information on current and past planning applications. Advertised plans are also available for viewing for applications that are currently on public notification.

Metropolitan Planning Levy

From 1 July 2015 a new levy under the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Act) must be paid to the State Revenue Office (SRO) in respect of all planning permit applications for developments in metropolitan Melbourne.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of our most frequently asked questions pertaining to planning.

Planning Compliance

Planning regulations together with the Kingston Planning Scheme are designed to protect the urban character of the City of Kingston. This includes the use and development of land, protection of vegetation where appropriate and meeting agreed community objectives.

Other Planning Matters

Amendments, Condition 1 Plans, Certificate of Title, Section 173 Agreements and more.