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  • A Planning Permit is required to construct a dwelling (house) on this site.
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct an extension to an existing dwelling (house) on this site.
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct two or more dwellings (houses) on this site.
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct or extend a dwelling if it is on common property.
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct a front fence in excess of 1.5 metres in height. (Please note that this does not apply if your property is located in a Road Zone Category 1 eg. Main roads - Nepean Highway, Warrigal Road etc. – if you are unsure if your property is in a Road Zone, please contact Council’s Planning Officer on 9581 4131 to establish whether you are in a Road Zone and any associated Planning Permit requirements).
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct a dwelling (house) on this site.
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct an extension to an existing dwelling (house) on this site.
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct a dwelling (house) if there is at least one dwelling (house) existing on the lot.
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct two or more dwellings on this site.
  • A Planning Permit is required to extend a dwelling (house) if there are two or more dwellings on the lot.
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct or extend a dwelling if it is on common property.
  • A Planning Permit is required to construct or extend a front fence if the fence is associated with 2 or more dwellings (houses) on the site.

A Planning Permit may be required for the following:

  • Buildings and Works on this site;
  • Extensions or modifications to existing structures on this site;
  • Certain Uses of the site (eg. Shops, business, industry or residence etc.)

Please note – If your site is affected by any Planning Overlays, please note that additional restrictions may apply in accordance with the requirements of the relevant Overlay Control.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Kingston’s City Development Department on 9581 4131.

If you require formal written advice, please submit a Request for Property Information Form

Please note: Future residents of any development of two or more dwellings will be ineligible for a Residential Parking Permit, in accordance with Council’s Parking Management Policy dated 26/04/2016.

Your land is affected by a Special Building Overlay (SBO).

These overlays identify land in urban areas liable to inundation by overland flows from the underground drainage system.

The Special Building Overlay ensures that development maintains the free passage and temporary storage of floodwaters, minimises flood damage, is compatible with the flood hazard and local drainage conditions and will not cause any significant rise in flood level or flow velocity. The Special Building Overlay also protects water quality in accordance with the provisions of relevant State Environment Protection Policies.

This overlay is commonly known as a “flood” overlay, and generally requires referral to the relevant floodplain management authority for comment (Melbourne Water). If your site is affected by a Special Building Overlay, a Planning Permit is required to carry out the following works, irrespective of the size of your land:

  • Construct a building or to construct or carry out works;
  • A fence;
  • A domestic swimming pool or spa and associated mechanical and safety equipment if associated with one dwelling (house) on a lot;
  • A Rainwater tank with a capacity of not more than 4500 litres
  • A pergola or verandah, including an open-sided pergola or verandah to a dwelling with a finished floor level not more than 800mm above ground level and a maximum building height of 3 metres above ground level; or
  • A deck including a deck to a dwelling with a finished floor level not more than 800mm above ground level.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Kingston’s City Development Department on 9581 4131.

If you require formal written advice, please submit a Request for Property Information Form

Special Building Overlay Forms

Your land is affected by a Land Subject To Inundation Overlay (LSIO).

This overlay identifies land in a flood storage or flood fringe area affected by the 1 in 100 year flood or any other area determined by the floodplain management authority (Melbourne Water).

The Land Subject to Inundation Overlay ensures that development maintains the free passage and temporary storage of floodwaters, minimises flood damage, is compatible with the flood hazard and local drainage conditions and will not cause any significant rise in flood level or flow velocity. The Special Building Overlay also protects water quality in accordance with the provisions of relevant State Environment Protection Policies.

This overlay is commonly known as a “flood” overlay, and generally requires referral to the relevant floodplain management authority for comment (Melbourne Water). If your site is affected by a Land Subject to Inundation Overlay, a Planning Permit is required to carry out the following works, irrespective of the size of your land:

  • Construct a building or to construct or carry out works;
  • A fence;
  • A domestic swimming pool or spa and associated mechanical and safety equipment if associated with one dwelling (house) on a lot;
  • A Rainwater tank with a capacity of not more than 4500 litres;
  • A pergola or verandah, including an open-sided pergola or verandah to a dwelling with a finished floor level not more than 800mm above ground level and a maximum building height of 3 metres above ground level; or
  • A deck including a deck to a dwelling with a finished floor level not more than 800mm above ground level.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Kingston’s City Development Department on 9581 4131.

If you require formal written advice, please submit a Request for Property Information Form

Land Subject to Inundation Overlay Forms