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Warrnambool City

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

Warrnambool City (2018-2019)

37 days

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

56.26 days

All Councils (2018-2019)

69.6 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Warrnambool City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 47 days 56.34 days 70.43 days
2016-2017 45 days 55.01 days 72.54 days
2017-2018 38 days 52.15 days 69.69 days
2018-2019 37 days 56.26 days 69.6 days

Warrnambool City 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

Warrnambool City (2018-2019)

93.20%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

77.75%

All Councils (2018-2019)

70.17%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Warrnambool City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 94.09% 79.05% 69.56%
2016-2017 88.54% 77.51% 70.06%
2017-2018 93.95% 80.07% 69.63%
2018-2019 93.20% 77.75% 70.17%

Warrnambool City Council Says...

Cost of statutory planning service per planning application

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

Warrnambool City (2018-2019)

$1,928.14

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$2,717.54

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,615.43

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Warrnambool City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,911.67 $2,240.01 $2,131.65
2016-2017 $1,807.90 $2,204.63 $2,311.71
2017-2018 $2,077.01 $2,345.17 $2,459.07
2018-2019 $1,928.14 $2,717.54 $2,615.43

Warrnambool City Council Says...

Council planning decisions upheld at VCAT

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

Warrnambool City (2018-2019)

50.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

63.38%

All Councils (2018-2019)

52.64%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Warrnambool City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 50.00% 78.04% 66.75%
2016-2017 50.00% 55.24% 58.73%
2017-2018 100.00% 67.26% 61.19%
2018-2019 50.00% 63.38% 52.64%

Warrnambool City Council Says...

Two cases relating to farming zones, one upheld, one overturned.