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Major Cases List - Application for review for a works approval or licence under sections 33 or 33A Environment Protection Act – Planning and Environment List

The Major Cases ListDefinitionA List is an area in VCAT that deals with cases of a similar nature. For example, the Residential Tenancies List decides cases between tenants and landlords, and the Civil Claims List handles disputes about buying or selling goods and services. is a sub-listDefinitionA List is an area in VCAT that deals with cases of a similar nature. For example, the Residential Tenancies List decides cases between tenants and landlords, and the Civil Claims List handles disputes about buying or selling goods and services. of the Planning and Environment List that expedites the resolution of applications. Fees in the Major Cases List are higher and it operates on a user-pays fee basis so that its operation does not materially disadvantage the finalisation of other applications in the Planning and Environment List.

An application to VCAT under sections 33, 33A or 33B of the Environment Protection Act 1970 is eligible for inclusion in the Major Cases List if the matter is about of a development of any kind.

Once an application has been included in the Major Cases List, the permit applicantDefinitionThe person or organisation applying to VCAT. or permit holder cannot seek the removal of the proceeding from the Major Cases List or opt out of the List.