Find my property information
Property information combines the ability to search for an address or site with the relevant planning documents.
- zone schemes
- overlays and reports
- heritage notes.
Before jumping into your project, it's a good idea to check your property information. This information can impact what you can and can't do.
You should start thinking about:
- previous planning permits relating to the land
- who you want to engage with during the project
- project timelines
- costs involved.
If you're thinking of buying a place or seeking information on a property, visit Planning Ahead to gather the property information for your address or site.
Certificate of title
A Certificate of Title (CT) document is a legal document proving the official ownership of land.
Planning and building applications require a CT that’s less than 3 months old for permit approval.
Your CT must include:
- full information of any covenants or restrictions on the title
- a plan/diagram showing the lot layout and dimensions of the property.
You can get a current copy of the CT for your property via the Landata website.
Request for existing building permit approvals (Regulation 51)
This request provides certificates relating to:
- building permits, certificates of final inspection and occupancy permits issued within the last 10 years
- any current outstanding enforcement action
- property information as part of Regulation 51.
There are three parts to Regulation 51 requests:
Part 1: Building Permit details
A certificate with information relating to building permits issued in the previous 10 years. Plus, any outstanding notices and/or orders.
Part 2: Property Information
A certificate with information relating to termite and flood-prone areas.
Part 3: Dates of inspections
Details of inspections at mandatory notification stages during previous building works. These cover both the building and land.
You can request a search on My Port Phillip.
Regulation 51 fees
Your application request will not be processed until the applicable fees have been paid. A card payment fee applies.
|Fee details||Standard fee||Express fee|
|Regulation 51 (2)||$50.70||$90.70|
|Regulation 51 (3)||$50.70||$90.70|
Engineering standard drawings
Our standard drawings provide guidance to designers and contractors. You can use them to design, construct or reinstate Council assets.