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Golden Plains Shire

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

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

68 days

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

62.24 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

69.6 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 66 days 67.37 days 70.43 days
2016-2017 66.69 days 59.88 days 72.54 days
2017-2018 77 days 56.79 days 69.69 days
2018-2019 68 days 62.24 days 69.6 days

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

Improvement in planning application turn around time in 2018/19.

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

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

83.80%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

77.78%

All Councils (2018-2019)

70.17%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 64.80% 70.74% 69.56%
2016-2017 67.82% 76.73% 70.06%
2017-2018 46.94% 75.63% 69.63%
2018-2019 83.80% 77.78% 70.17%

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

Improvement in planning application turn around time in 2018/19.

Cost of statutory planning service per planning application

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

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

$1,679.15

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$2,255.93

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,615.43

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,689.50 $2,076.89 $2,131.65
2016-2017 $1,689.64 $2,211.57 $2,311.71
2017-2018 $1,731.84 $2,097.80 $2,459.07
2018-2019 $1,679.15 $2,255.93 $2,615.43

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

Council planning decisions upheld at VCAT

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

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

0.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

49.83%

All Councils (2018-2019)

52.64%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 100.00% 64.48% 66.75%
2016-2017 100.00% 66.30% 58.73%
2017-2018 100.00% 65.41% 61.19%
2018-2019 0.00% 49.83% 52.64%

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

Council did not have any planning decisions determined by VCAT during 2018/19.