Neighbouring construction

Our city and population are growing rapidly, and you may find yourself living or working near a construction site at some point.
  • Our new and easy-to-use online service is coming soon.
    As part of the transition, you will not be able to use the current system to view advertised applications and related materials after 3 pm on Wednesday 28 July.
    The new system will operate from 8.30 am on Monday 2 August.
    An additional seven business days will be added to the advertising and application period during this time.
    If you would like to lodge an objection via our online system, please do so from Monday 2 August.
    Alternatively, you can email objections and any associated information to
    We apologise for any inconvenience.
    You can call the Planning Department on 03 9209 6424. 

In this section of the site, you'll find useful resources to help navigate through the construction process, and express any feedback or concerns you may have.

Living with construction

This is your guide on how best to consider your neighbours and work through any issues that may arise from living next to construction.

Advertised planning permits

Permit applications that may impact surrounding properties will need to be advertised, Discover the process and the online Planning Application Register.

Object to or support a permit

When a plan is advertised, members of the public and those who may be affected will be given an opportunity to formally object or support.

Planning Ahead

Visit Planning Ahead to discover property information, including approved permits and overlays.

Projects and amendments

Discover the projects and developments underway in Port Phillip.

Permits register

For a list of issued construction permits within Port Phillip, including permit numbers and dates.

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