Fire danger ratings and total fire bans are declared by the Country Fire Authority (CFA).
Find out more about fire danger ratings and total fire bans
Our planning officers help manage land use, the development and construction of buildings and more.
View information on planning application or lodge a comment or objection.
Get advice on the permit process, talk to our planners and view zones and overlays on your property.
Application information, fees, and more relating to Planning Permits.
Request more time or make a change to your permit.
Checklists and forms, and some common questions we receive about the planning process and how to contact us with questions.
Planning scheme amendments, developer contributions and plans, projects and studies.
Planning schemes are made up of maps and policies and written clauses. The maps depict where the zones and overlays apply within the planning scheme area.
Surf Coast Shire Council
1 Merrijig Drive (PO Box 350)
Torquay Victoria Australia 3228
03 5261 0600