It seems that more and more local councils are moving towards a paperless future and moving services and payments online. This is good news for developers as a fully online planning application process will save you time and money, with smoother lodgement and easier to track documents, not to mention a huge reduction in paper usage.
Councils with fully online planning permit applications are:
- Hobson's Bay
- Mornington Peninsula
- Port Phillip
Councils accepting emailed application documents are:
Many councils we have spoken to lately that are currently accepting paper only lodgements are moving across to online within the year, and this is great news for the bottom line.
So, if you are planning your next project within a council listed above, your application process just got a little simpler and cost effective.