Planning Permit Activity Monthly Report

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Metro Region - August 2014

The following is a summary of the planning permit activity for the Responsible Authorities in the Metro Region .

The figures shown below are correct as at the generated date of this Report. The hyperlinked figures will search for the relevant current data in the Planning Permit Activity Reporting System (PPARS) and can only be accessed by registered Council users.

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For further information about any of these figures, please contact the system administrator.


Application activity

This Month Last Month % Change Financial Year to Date Same Time Last Financial Year
Total applications received 2,750 3,630 -24% 6,380 6,652
New permit applications 2,211   [80%] 2,888   [80%] -23% 5,099   [80%] 5,399   [81%]
Amended permit applications 529   [19%] 741   [20%] -29% 1,270   [20%] 1,249   [19%]
Combined applications 0   0   NA 0   0  
Total responsible authority outcomes 3,057 3,528 -13% 6,585 6,594
Notices of Decision to issue permit
(includes amended permits)
2,647   [87%] 2,987   [85%] -11% 5,634   [86%] 5,670   [86%]
Refusal 115   [4%] 126   [4%] -9% 241   [4%] 231   [4%]
Withdrawn, not required, lapsed 295   [10%] 415   [12%] -29% 710   [11%] 693   [11%]

Applications received and decided

20,000
0
Graph showing monthly figures of applications active, received and decided
June 2014 July 2014 August 2014
 Active at the start of the period (15,287)   Received during the period (2,750)   Determined during the period (3,057)  


Performance figures

 
  This Month Last Month Financial Year to Date
Applications with:
   
   
Public notice 1,261 1,416 2,677
Further information 1,377 1,572 2,949
Referrals 642 729 1,371
Submissions 623 644 1,267
Financial
         
Total value of fees for applications received $1,308,374 $1,845,301 $3,153,675
Average fee per application received $476 $508 $494
Total estimated cost of works for permits issued $1,294,288,270 $1,225,562,133 $2,519,850,403
Average cost of works per permit issued $488,964 $410,299 $447,258
Processing times
         
Average gross days to
Responsible Authority determination
120 117 118
Median processing days to
Responsible Authority determination
83 80 81
Completed within sixty days 63% 64% 64%

Reviews at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Currently under review: 1,197

  This Month Last Month % Change Financial Year to Date Same Time Last Financial Year
Total determinations
84 87 -3% 171 406
Processing times
         
Average gross days to determination 133 146 -9% 140 181
Median processing days to determination 132 140 -6% 134 164

Outcomes for Permits Issued

Application categories for permits issued

Note that permits may have more than one category.

  This Month Last Month Financial Year to Date Same Time Last Financial Year
Change or extension of use 222 298 520 522
Alterations to a building, structure or dwelling 419 468 887 755
Extension to an existing dwelling or structure associated with a dwelling 302 367 669 750
Extension to an existing building or structure (other than a dwelling) 69 73 142 157
One of more new buildings 138 164 302 304
Single dwelling 179 230 409 497
Multi-dwelling 593 615 1,208 1,057
Other buildings and works (including septic tanks, dams, earthworks) 84 86 170 156
Demolition 94 125 219 259
Native vegetation removal 60 55 115 125
Other vegetation removal 107 130 237 190
Consolidation 0 0 0 6
Subdivision of land 518 544 1,062 919
Subdvision of buildings 17 29 46 70
Subdivision - Change to easement and/or restrictions 16 31 47 59
Subdivision - Removal of covenant 7 15 22 12
Subdivision - Realignment of boundary 5 5 10 7
Liquor license 27 44 71 71
Signage 112 137 249 294
Telecommunications facility 4 2 6 6
Other 64 79 143 246
         

The net number of additional dwellings approved is 2,790.


The following table displays the proposed land uses for issued permits (new and combined) where there was a change in land use.

  This Month Last Month Financial Year to Date Same Time Last Financial Year
Agriculture 3 2 5 0
Food and drink premises 17 19 36 64
Industry and warehouse 34 43 77 93
Leisure and recreation 18 18 36 47
Office 16 18 34 41
Place of assembly 11 7 18 15
Residential / Accomodation 171 237 408 417
Retail premises 8 18 26 42
Vacant 2 3 5 2
Child care 3 3 6 10
Education centre 4 4 8 12
Mineral extraction 0 0 0 0
Pleasure boat facility 0 0 0 0
Transport terminal 1 0 1 3
Utility installation 1 0 1 3
Mixed use 30 25 55 57
Other 29 34 63 67