If your project is complex or large scale, we will ask you for a Construction Management Plan (CMP) at the planning permit stage.
We suggest you read:
Building Public Safety Guidelines(PDF, 2MB) and
Getting it right on your building site(PDF, 1MB) before you start works.
Submit documents for a Construction Management Plan
Submit an Out of Hours request for a Construction Management Plan
Please call our Construction Liaison Officer on 1300 653 356 if you have any questions.
When do you need a CMP?
If you want planning approval for a large building site, you need a CMP for construction, demolition and excavation.
A CMP is a contract between the builder or developer and us addressing the temporary site management controls during building activity, such as:
- demolition work that is a high risk to traffic, adjacent properties and pedestrians
- basement excavations where groundwater is likely to be intercepted
- traffic impacts requiring specialist management for a period of time
- temporary site issues for the benefit of the community
- detailed construction information to be provided after the planning permit is issued, which is more compatible with detailed site project planning.
Elements which require a CMP
- project value more than $2million
- located within an activity centre
- developments with 10 or more units
- on a main road (VicRoads)
- close to a level crossing
- uses new construction methods.
- one way road
- no standing zone in front of development
- limited access for construction vehicles
- close to schools, childcare centres, aged care facilities, hospitals or other community facilities
- many objections received throughout the planning permit process
- any other areas that we deem sensitive.
Construction management plan guidelines
See our latest construction management guidelines(PDF, 1MB) for information that includes:
- public safety, amenity and site security
- traffic management
- stakeholder management
- operating hours, noise and vibration controls
- air quality and dust management
- stormwater and sediment control
- waste and materials re-use.
We encourage you to use best practices and do the following while you complete the below:
- minimise the risk of injury to the public
- prevent stormwater pollution from building sites
- control traffic around building sites
- protect nature and our council assets
- improve construction quality of buildings
- follow the local laws and regulations
- provide all permits for your works.