Providing statutory and strategic guidance about planning in Victoria is one of the key roles of DELWP.
Policy and plans guiding the future development of Melbourne and Victoria’s regional areas.
A planning permit is a legal document that gives permission for a use or development on land. Find out how to obtain a planning permit in Victoria.
Planning schemes set out policies and provisions for use, development and protection of land.
Planning panels and committees are appointed to consider and advise on planning proposals and policies.
The department manages the assessment procedures of projects with potentially significant environmental effects.
The high quality of life we enjoy in Melbourne and across Victoria is recognised around the world.
Information and resources on planning and building for bushfire in Victoria.
Find out about information relating to building policy and legislation in Victoria.