Planning Permit - Extension of Time - Online Form

Sometimes you just need more time for a planning permit or perhaps you just want to keep perfecting your dream. We get that. You can apply for a permit extension right here. 

Use this form to tell us:

  • What kind of extension you need - to start or complete works
  • How much additional time you need
  • Your reasons for requesting an extension to your permit

Conditions

Section 69 of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 states you can only apply for an extension in these timeframes:

  1. Before the permit expires or:
  • Within 6 months after the permit expires, if the development has not yet commenced
  • Within 12 months after the permit expires, if the development lawfully commenced before the expiry date and you wish to extend the time to complete the development.
  1. The responsible authority may extend the time within which the use or development or any stage of it is to be started or the development or any stage of it is to be completed or within which a plan under the Subdivision Act 1988 is to be certified.
  2. If the time is extended after the permit has expired the extension operates from the day the permit expired.

As outlined above, you must be the owner or occupier of the land to apply for an extension of time to a Planning Permit.

Application fee

  • $301.60 for an extension of time to a planning permit

What you need to apply

  • Your planning permit number
  • A credit card to make the payment

This form takes about 5 minutes to complete.

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Privacy – you must read through the below privacy information prior to commencing your application

Under Section 197 of the Planning and Environment Act, an applicant is entitled to have their information held private from public viewing via any electronic means (website and email). Please be advised that Council makes planning applications available for public viewing via its website, email and in person at Council offices in accordance with Section 51 of the Planning and Environment Act 1987. Council may also refer your application electronically to a referral authority for comment and advice to assist in the assessment of your application. Applications available for public viewing will display the names, addresses and contact details of the owner, applicant, applicant’s representative and the author of any plans and / or technical reports accompanying the application.

To proceed with lodging your application on-line, you consent to Council displaying the application on its website, and circulating the application electronically to a third party only for the purposes of considering the planning application, including all personal information and identification contained within the documentation submitted to Council from time to time in relation to this application. If you do not agree, or if you do not have the consent of all parties who have contributed to your application (eg; building designer, traffic consultant) for their identification and contact details to be made available for public viewing for the purposes of the town planning process, you will not be able to use this portal. Where consent is not provided, you will need to submit your application with all personal identification redacted from the application via alternative means. Please refer to ‘Lodgement of Redacted Information’ for more information.

Where consent is not provided, you will need to submit your application with all personal identification redacted from the application via alternative means. Please refer to Planning Applications - Privacy and Information