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Planning Information Requests are initiated if you require a formally written response from Council to determine if a planning permit is required for your proposal.

To proceed, please provide:

  1. A completed Planning Information Request Form.
  2. A copy of title - dated within 3 months of the submission.
  3. Site plans/photographs.
  4. $227 fee by completing the attached Credit Card Authority Form.
  5. Send the completed documents to planningapplications@basscoast.vic.gov.au.


If you do not need advice in writing you can contact us for verbal advice by:

  • Requesting a call back to speak to a planner (in most cases calls are returned on the same day and no later than 48 hours).
  • Calling our Statutory Planning Department on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211
  • Visiting the Wonthaggi Customer Service Centre (76 McBride Avenue, Wonthaggi) between 10am and 3pm every Wednesday to speak to a planner (please note that a planner may not be available between 12pm-12:45pm).