One Planner's Archive

Discussion Papers & Articles

Victoria's New Residential Zones
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
Calculating Council's 60 Day Timeframe
Applying for Costs at VCAT
Amending a Planning Permit

MPL: A Costly Reminder

The Metropolitan Planning Levy (MPL) affects planning permit applications with an estimated cost of development greater than $1mil and must be paid prior to the lodgement of the planning permit application. This significant and costly new tax/levy/fee (call it what you will) came into effect in July 2015 and is of importance to all practitioners that provide advice or prepare planning permit applications within metro Melbourne.