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Planning Fees

Planning Scheme Amendment Fees

Current planning fees apply from 1 July 2023

Planning Scheme Amendment Fees

These fees apply if you make an application to change the provisions of the South Gippsland Planning Scheme such as rezoning your land. These fees should not be confused with planning permit amendment fees (see Planning Permit Fees) which are the fees paid to amend a current planning permit. 

Stage   Fee*

a) Considering a request to Amend a Planning scheme; and
b) Exhibition and notice of the amendment; and
c) Considering any submissions which do not seek a change to the amendment; and
d) If applicable, abandoning the amendment.

2 a) Considering up to and including 10 submissions which seek a change to an amendment and where necessary referring the submissions to a panel:  
     i) Up to 10 submissions $16,233.90
    ii) 11 to 20 submissions $32,436.00
    iii) More than 20 submissions $43,359.30

b) Providing assistance to a panel; and
c) Making a submission to the panel; and
d) Considering the panel's report; and
e) After considering submissions and the report, if applicable, abandoning the amendment.


a) Adopting the amendment or a part of an amendment; and
b) Submitting the amendment for approval by the Minister; and
c) Giving the notice of the aproval of the amendment.

4 a) Consideration by the Minister of a request to approve an amendment; and
b) Giving notice of approval of an amendment.


The fees for stages 1, 2 and 3 are paid to the planning authority by the person who requested the amendment.
The fee for stage 4 is paid to the Minister by the person who requested the amendment.


Development Plan Approval Fees

The following fees are payable to Council for consideration and approval of Development Plans in accordance with the requirements of a Development Plan Overlay schedule.

Development Plans and subsequent amendments to development plans ^$649.60
Notification of a Development Plan 0 - 10 letters ^$139.90
Notification of a Development Plan more than 10 letters (per letter) ^$6.55
Notification of a Development Plan - sign on site ^$308.00

Fees marked ^ include GST