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If you live in Melbourne or other restricted regions of Victoria and own a property within the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO), you can now apply for permission to visit your property for bushfire preparedness.
Travel exemption for bushfire preparation
Council meeting agendas will be available online by the close of business on the Wednesday before the meeting. The minutes and recording will be available online as soon as possible after the meeting, usually the following week. Minutes and agendas for Special Council Meetings for Hearing Submissions will also be displayed on this page. For minutes of the former Hearing of Submissions Committee, click here.
Council meetings are usually held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6pm in the Council Chambers at 1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay, unless advertised otherwise.
From October 2019, Surf Coast Shire is streaming live video and audio of our Council Meetings and Special Council Meetings. Click here to access live streaming and archived recordings.