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Planning and Environment fees

You do not pay GST on these fees, which are effective 1 July 2019.

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Application fees

Review of a planning decision

Application fees for Standard Corporate Health Care Card
Single dwelling irrespective of value $870.80 $1244 $162.90
Multi-dwelling, sub-division or non-dwelling valued between $1 and $1 million $974.50 $1392.10 $162.90
Multi-dwelling, sub-division or non-dwelling valued between $1,000,001 and $5 million $1150.70 $1643.90 $162.90
Multi-dwelling, sub-division or non-dwelling valued between $5,000,001 and $15 million $1441 $2058.60 $162.90
Multi-dwelling, sub-division or non-dwelling valued between $15,000,001 and $50 million $1731.30 $2473.30 $162.90
Multi-dwelling, sub-division or non-dwelling valued $50,000,001 or more $2021.60 $2888 $162.90
Multi-dwelling, sub-division or non-dwelling with no monetary value $1150.70 $1643.90 $162.90
Cancellation or amendment of permit or for order to stop development $176.30 $251.80 $88.10
Cancellation or amendment of a permit issued at the direction of VCAT $870.80 $1244 $162.90
Change conditions (except major cases) and VicSmart applications – regardless of value $870.80 $1244 $162.90
Objector applications and all other planning, environment, land valuation and water flow matters $870.80 $1244 $162.90
Interim enforcement orders under Planning and Environment Act 1987 $217.70 $311 $108.90
Interim enforcement orders under Traditional Owners Settlement Act 2010 $217.70 $311

$108.90

 

Application to enter the Major Cases List (review of a planning decision)

Fees for matters Standard, Corporate
or Health Care Card
Valued between $1 to $1 million $3050.90
Valued between $1,000,001 to $5 million $3302.60
Valued between $5,000,001 to $15 million $3717.30
Valued between $15,000,001 to $50 million $4132
Valued between $50,000,001 or more $4546.70
With no monetary value $3302.60
Fee to transfer a section 82/82B under Planning and Environment Act 1987 or section 33B under Environment Protection Act 1970 to the Major Cases List $2443.70

 

Lodgement of statement of grounds in a planning matter

Fees for Standard Corporate Health Care Card
Intending to appear and present a submission at the hearing $20.70 $29.60 $10.40
Not intending to participate in the hearing but want VCAT to consider your statement of grounds No fee No fee No fee

 

Hearing fees

Fees may apply for each hearing day or part of a hearing day.

If you have a VicSmart application or a change in conditions application, hearing fees do not apply on the first day of hearing unless an objector application is also lodged, in which case the permit applicant must pay the hearing fee on the first day. Hearing fees apply for each subsequent hearing day.

Hearing fees apply from the first day.

A registrar assesses your application and advises you if the matter is considered a complex case.

Hearing fees for Standard Corporate Health Care Card
Day 1 $362.90 $518.40 $162.90
Day 2 - 4 $362.90 $518.40 $162.90
Day 5 - 9 $725.70 $1036.70 $162.90
Day 10 and any further days $1088.60 $1555.10 $162.90
Complex cases $2498.40 $3569.20 $162.90
Major Cases $3569.20 $3569.20 $3569.20

If a member decides an accompanied site visit will happen outside the allocated hearing days, a fee will apply. Contact us for details.
 

Pay your daily hearing fee

Pay your daily hearing fee online

Please pay your daily hearing fee from 4.30 pm the day before your hearing to avoid delays.

Other fees

Fees for Standard Corporate Health Care Card
Application for costs after final orders made $663.50 $947.80 $162.90
Application to reopen an order $176.30 $251.80 $88.10

Fees for other VCAT services

See fees for other VCAT services including:

  • issuing a summons
  • inspecting a file
  • copies of documents
  • certificates
  • video conference bookings.

More about fee payer levels

To find out more about the three fee payer levels (Corporate, Standard and Health Care Card) and how to provide proof of your status, see Fee categories.

How to pay your fee

For payment options, read about how to pay fees.

Fee relief

Our Fee relief page explains how you can apply for fees to be waived, reduced, postponed or refunded.