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Borough of Queenscliffe

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

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

62 days

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

52.29 days

All Councils (2019-2020)

65.41 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 91 days 49.37 days 72.54 days
2017-2018 105 days 51.21 days 69.69 days
2018-2019 75 days 54 days 69.6 days
2019-2020 62 days 52.29 days 65.41 days

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Increased resources allowed for the better turnaround in planning applications in 2019-20.

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

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

85.85%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

76.39%

All Councils (2019-2020)

73.97%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 62.24% 78.27% 70.06%
2017-2018 49.65% 73.81% 69.63%
2018-2019 65.83% 68.56% 70.17%
2019-2020 85.85% 76.39% 73.97%

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Increased resources allowed decisions to be made within 60 days for 91 applications out of 106 received for 2019-20.

Cost of statutory planning service per planning application

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

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

$2,143.80

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$2,603.58

All Councils (2019-2020)

$2,645.65

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $1,386.66 $2,233.09 $2,311.71
2017-2018 $1,664.91 $2,466.62 $2,459.07
2018-2019 $1,922.18 $2,599.26 $2,615.43
2019-2020 $2,143.80 $2,603.58 $2,645.65

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

Cost of increased resources to improve service standards of statutory planning services.

Council planning decisions upheld at VCAT

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

Borough of Queenscliffe (2019-2020)

0.00%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

26.39%

All Councils (2019-2020)

50.61%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Borough of Queenscliffe Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 100.00% 65.38% 58.73%
2017-2018 40.00% 65.67% 61.19%
2018-2019 50.00% 48.61% 52.64%
2019-2020 0.00% 26.39% 50.61%

Borough of Queenscliffe Council Says...

One planning decision was referred to VCAT and the council's decision was not upheld.