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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 (2018-2019)

57 days

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

62.24 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

69.6 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moira Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 62 days 67.37 days 70.43 days
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

Moira Shire Council Says...

Increase in time due to challenges in attracting qualified planning staff to replace those who have left to further their career and officers time being taken up with VCAT appeals and panel hearings.

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 (2018-2019)

69.45%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

77.78%

All Councils (2018-2019)

70.17%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moira Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 59.00% 70.74% 69.56%
2016-2017 69.80% 76.73% 70.06%
2017-2018 79.75% 75.63% 69.63%
2018-2019 69.45% 77.78% 70.17%

Moira Shire Council Says...

Due to challenges in attracting qualified planning staff to replace those who have left to further their career and officers time being taken up with VCAT appeals and panel hearings.

Cost of statutory planning service per planning application

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

Moira Shire (2018-2019)

$1,474.46

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$2,255.93

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,615.43

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moira Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $2,382.68 $2,076.89 $2,131.65
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

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 (2018-2019)

75.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

49.83%

All Councils (2018-2019)

52.64%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moira Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 100.00% 64.48% 66.75%
2016-2017 85.71% 66.30% 58.73%
2017-2018 66.67% 65.41% 61.19%
2018-2019 75.00% 49.83% 52.64%

Moira Shire Council Says...

4 appeals lodged with VCAT during the reporting period. The outcomes of the decisions; 1 set-aside, 1 affirmed and 2 varied.