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The information you find from here will help you with information on any aspect of planning and building within Banyule.

Click on the links below to go to the information you require.

Planning Applications on Public Notice (Advertising)

Planning Applications on Public Notice is made available online to enable one to check that a planning permit application has been lodged, the location of proposed land development and/or use and the nature of the proposal.

Planning Applications of Significant Interest

Listing of projects throughout Banyule that are considered to be of significant interest within the community.


Need to apply for a permit for tree works? What about a permit to develop your property? Lodge your applications and requests from here.

Activity Areas

Information on guidelines and plans affecting Ivanhoe, Heidelberg, Greensborough, Heidelberg West, Olympic Village and Rosanna.

Banyule Planning Scheme

Information about the Banyule Planning Scheme

Car Parking Requirements for Development

Information on car parking requirements for developments and land uses.

Environmentally Sustainable Development

Information on Banyule's commitment to reducing environmental impact through Environmentally Sustainable Development.


Fees associated with planning applications and requests in Banyule.


Links to application forms regarding planning and development in Banyule.

Former School Sites

Three school sites were closed by the State Government several years ago including: Haig Street Primary School - 52 Haig Street, Heidelberg Heights, Banksia-La Trobe Secondary College – 228 Banksia Street, Bellfield, Bellfield Primary School – 229 Banksia Street, Ivanhoe.Banyule City Council negotiated the purchase of the three former school sites from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in April 2013, with contracts finalised in August 2013.

Government and Authorities Planning

Information about planning by other government agencies and authorities that affect Banyule.


Information on the Banyule Housing Strategy that guides the planning for future population growth.


Information about Heritage in Banyule.

Land Use Development Policy and Guidelines

Policies and Guidelines on Land Use Development

Livable Housing

Information on livable housing in Banyule.

Objections to Planning Applications

Information about objecting to planning applications currently under consideration by Council.

Frequently Asked Questions

The most frequently asked questions on development and planning in Banyule.

Planning Process

The planning system and process a planning application follows.

Development and Land Use in Banyule

If you are considering running a business or carrying out a development within Banyule the checklists and information contained is to provide assistance in preparing a planning application.

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