Regular planning permit applicants may have noticed that permit application forms are no longer available from the planning.vic,gov.au website.
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We recently wrote about two VCAT decisions that discussed the VicSmart provisions. As regular readers will be aware the VicSmart provisions have been significantly widened this year to incorporate a larger number of application types.
In the first VicSmart application to be determined by VCAT, Johnson v Banyule CC  VCAT 444, the Tribunal has provided a timely reminder to Councils & permit applicants that only the limited number of matters set out for each application type are relevant for consideration.