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Moira 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

Moira Shire (2019-2020)

56 days

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

61.66 days

All Councils (2019-2020)

65.41 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moira Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 56.5 days 59.88 days 72.54 days
2017-2018 51 days 56.79 days 69.69 days
2018-2019 57 days 62.24 days 69.6 days
2019-2020 56 days 61.66 days 65.41 days

Moira Shire Council Says...

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

Moira Shire (2019-2020)

64.23%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

77.58%

All Councils (2019-2020)

73.97%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moira Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 69.80% 76.73% 70.06%
2017-2018 79.75% 75.63% 69.63%
2018-2019 69.45% 77.78% 70.17%
2019-2020 64.23% 77.58% 73.97%

Moira Shire Council Says...

Small drop due to changed planning practices as a result of COVID-19.

Cost of statutory planning service per planning application

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

Moira Shire (2019-2020)

$1,447.26

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$2,253.70

All Councils (2019-2020)

$2,645.65

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moira Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $3,687.12 $2,211.57 $2,311.71
2017-2018 $1,457.47 $2,097.80 $2,459.07
2018-2019 $1,474.46 $2,255.93 $2,615.43
2019-2020 $1,447.26 $2,253.70 $2,645.65

Moira 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

Moira Shire (2019-2020)

100.00%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

60.43%

All Councils (2019-2020)

50.61%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moira Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 85.71% 66.30% 58.73%
2017-2018 66.67% 65.41% 61.19%
2018-2019 75.00% 49.83% 52.64%
2019-2020 100.00% 60.43% 50.61%

Moira Shire Council Says...

5 appeals lodged with VCAT of which 3 were withdrawn and 2 were varied.