Planning and development
Recommended resources for:
- planning laws and planning permits for land use and development
- owner-builders’ responsibilities
- building permits for houses
- taking a dispute to VCAT.
Planning - zoning, planning permits and environment
An overview of the state and local government policies and regulations that control land use and development to protect land in Victoria.
Information about the required building permits for building projects in Victoria, including for construction, renovations and some repairs.
Building plans and permits for houses
An overview of the planning laws in Victoria when building new homes, extensions, renovations and repairs.
Building and renovating disputes
A factsheet on what to do if you have a dispute over building or renovating in Victoria
Owner builders checklist
This checklist covers things you must do if you are intending to build your own house.