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Moorabool 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

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

77.55 days

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

62.24 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

69.6 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 73 days 67.37 days 70.43 days
2016-2017 59 days 59.88 days 72.54 days
2017-2018 40 days 56.79 days 69.69 days
2018-2019 77.55 days 62.24 days 69.6 days

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Council has received a number of more complex applications in 2018-19 which have taken longer to resolve.

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

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

53.50%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

77.78%

All Councils (2018-2019)

70.17%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 39.76% 70.74% 69.56%
2016-2017 64.78% 76.73% 70.06%
2017-2018 55.76% 75.63% 69.63%
2018-2019 53.50% 77.78% 70.17%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Cost of statutory planning service per planning application

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

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

$2,952.76

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$2,255.93

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,615.43

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $2,129.04 $2,076.89 $2,131.65
2016-2017 $2,596.10 $2,211.57 $2,311.71
2017-2018 $2,601.53 $2,097.80 $2,459.07
2018-2019 $2,952.76 $2,255.93 $2,615.43

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Significant increase in legal costs in 2018/19 compared to prior year

Council planning decisions upheld at VCAT

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

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

33.33%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

49.83%

All Councils (2018-2019)

52.64%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 27.27% 64.48% 66.75%
2016-2017 33.33% 66.30% 58.73%
2017-2018 66.67% 65.41% 61.19%
2018-2019 33.33% 49.83% 52.64%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Less planning applications going to VCAT than in 2017/18