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Boroondara City

Profile Performance

Provision of land use and development assessment services to applicants and the community including advice and determination of applications

Time taken to decide planning applications

Median number of days taken between receipt of a planning application and a decision on the application

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

No data supplied

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

85.98 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

69.6 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 78 days 90.91 days 70.43 days
2016-2017 89 days 97.75 days 72.54 days
2017-2018 105 days 92.82 days 69.69 days
2018-2019 No data supplied 85.98 days 69.6 days

Boroondara City Council Says...

Data not available.

Planning applications decided within required time frames

Percentage of VicSmart planning application decisions made within 10 days and regular planning application decisions made within 60 days

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

No data supplied

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

62.35%

All Councils (2018-2019)

70.17%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 70.32% 58.72% 69.56%
2016-2017 64.04% 58.83% 70.06%
2017-2018 59.66% 58.99% 69.63%
2018-2019 No data supplied 62.35% 70.17%

Boroondara City Council Says...

Data not available.

Cost of statutory planning service per planning application

Direct cost to council of the statutory planning service per planning application received

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

No data supplied

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$2,810.14

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,615.43

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $2,846.31 $2,151.43 $2,131.65
2016-2017 $3,246.95 $2,469.69 $2,311.71
2017-2018 $3,471.87 $2,757.12 $2,459.07
2018-2019 No data supplied $2,810.14 $2,615.43

Boroondara City Council Says...

Data not available.

Council planning decisions upheld at VCAT

Percentage of council planning application decisions subject to review by VCAT that were not set aside

Boroondara City (2018-2019)

40.79%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

52.54%

All Councils (2018-2019)

52.64%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Boroondara City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 60.92% 58.19% 66.75%
2016-2017 52.17% 54.14% 58.73%
2017-2018 51.95% 56.56% 61.19%
2018-2019 40.79% 52.54% 52.64%

Boroondara City Council Says...

Changes to processes at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal have seen greater emphasis being placed on mediation. The majority of Boroondara planning appeals are now subject to Compulsory Conferences. Council has had significant success in negotiating changes to proposals, in many cases, addressing Council and community concerns. When these are added to the percentage of decisions not set aside, Council's success rate at VCAT was 72% for the year.