Planning and development

Strategic Planning

Find the latest urban planning projects and proposed amendments to the Darebin Planning Scheme, and access key planning strategies and plans.

Common Application Types

If you are planning to operate a business from home, construct, extend or subdivide a residential building check if you need to obtain a planning permit before commencing.


Darebin has a rich cultural history which is reflected in many sites, areas and landscapes across the municipality. Heritage features are important touchstones in the community because they tell a story of the past and bring new meaning and possibility to the future.

Video: What are planning permits and when they are needed.