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What is planning?

Planning is concerned with how we use and develop land. It takes many factors into account including the community, environment and transport.

We are responsible for applying planning laws through the permit process. This aims to ensure that development in Glen Eira:

  • is suitable, safe, and environmentally sensitive
  • preserves significant heritage areas
  • complies with planning laws
  • contributes to the character of an area without impacting on nearby residents.

Three key ways to get involved in this process are to:

What planning regulations apply to my property?

Our planning regulations are set out in the Glen Eira Planning Scheme. This ensures that we maintain our character while also preparing for future needs.

Each property in Glen Eira has a set of controls outlining planning regulations, such as when you need a planning permit, for example.

To find out what controls apply to your property, visit VicPlan for a Planning Property Report.



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