After you submit a planning permit application to the City of Greater Dandenong for assessment, Council may request changes before it issues a decision. You can also request changes.
If you need to amend the application, you should discuss your proposed changes with the planning officer processing your application. Do this before submitting an amendment request.
To change a planning permit that Council has already issued, refer to the Amend an existing planning permit section.
Fees that may apply
If Council has already advertised your application, the prescribed fee applies. This is noted under Section 57A amendment. Refer to the Planning forms, fees and information guides page for details.
If Council has not yet advertised the application, you can request a Section 50 amendment. No fees will apply.
Council may need to advertise the proposed change. This will depend on the extent of your proposed changes. Council will charge a fee for the advertising service. Refer to the Planning forms, fees and information guides page for details.
What you must provide when you apply
- a completed Request to Amend a Current Application for a Planning Permit (not required if your application is submitted via the Online Planning Portal)
- revised plans of the same scale and type as those you originally submitted for the planning application. Clearly highlight all changes on any new plans you submit. This will prevent delays when processing your application
- for a Section 57A amendment, you must pay the prescribed application fee. Submit your application and Council will send you an invoice. You can pay it via MyGreaterDandenong.com
Submit your application
Submit your request to amend a planning application:
- electronically via the Online Planning Portal
- by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- by post to Planning Department, City of Greater Dandenong, PO Box 200, Dandenong VIC 3175
- in person at the Planning and Design Service Counter at the Greater Dandenong Civic Centre, Level 3, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong.
Council’s Statutory Planning Department prefers to receive correspondence and documents electronically. This helps improve processing times and reduces paper usage, supporting Council’s vision to be a sustainable city.
What happens next?
Council will assess your request to amend the application and contact you.