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					VICTORIAN CIVIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL                                         P________/_______
PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT LIST                                                            (Office Use Only)



APPLICATION TO REVIEW THE REFUSAL OR THE FAILURE OF A
RESPONSIBLE AUTHORITY TO EXTEND TIME1 UNDER
SECTION 81(1) OF THE PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT ACT 1987.
Please read the Tribunal’s Planning and Environment List General Guidelines before
completing this form

1    Details of applicant(s)

Name

2    Address of applicant(s)
All correspondence will be sent to the applicant(s) at this address, unless they are
represented. If represented, all correspondence will be sent to the representative.
Address for service


Workday telephone
Mobile telephone
Facsimile
Email address


3    Details of representative

Name/Firm
Address for service


Reference
name/number
Workday telephone
Facsimile
Email address




1
     The time within which use or development may be commenced, or development completed or within which a
     subdivision plan may be certified.
4      Details of the land
Information regarding the land to which the permit applies.
Address or description of
the land2




5      Details of the permit
Information about the permit to be extended.
Permit number                                                 Date issued
Date permit expired
Responsible authority3

6      Details of proposed extension of time
Do you want to extend the time within which:
□ The use may be commenced
□ The development may be commenced
□ The development may be completed
□ A subdivision plan may be certified
Has the responsible authority:
□ Refused to allow an extension of time because the request was made more than 3 months
  after the expiry of the permit
□ Refused to allow an extension of time for any other reason
□ Failed to allow an extension of time
Was your request for an extension of time made more than 3 months after expiry of
the permit?
□ Yes            □ No             Date of request


Where the request for an extension of time was made more than three months after
the expiry of the permit, does the responsible authority consent to the tribunal
disregarding your failure to make the request within the prescribed time?
□ Yes            □ No             □ Don’t know
Does the responsible authority consent to the extension of time requested?
□ Yes            □ No             □ Don’t know

2
       If there is no conventional address (street number, street and locality) insert a land description i.e. certificate of
       title volume and folio, or lot and lodged plan number, or crown allotment, section and township/parish numbers.
3
       This is usually the local council, e.g. Melbourne City Council.
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7      Facts relied on for extension of time
Set out a short statement of the facts you rely on to support your application.
You should give reasons why you should be granted an extension of time in the particular
circumstances of your case. Attach a separate sheet if necessary.




8      Reasons why you failed to make the request within the prescribed time
Only complete this part if your application to the responsible authority for an
extension of time was made more than three months after the expiry of the permit.
Set out why it would be in the interests of justice4 for the Tribunal to disregard your failure
to make application for an extension of time in a timely way. Attach a separate sheet if
necessary.




4
       Victorian Civil And Administrative Tribunal Act 1998, schedule 1 clause 62
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9      Attachments
Attach the following documents to this application. Attach a separate list if necessary.
□      A copy of the permit relevant to the proposed extension of time   Ref. No.
□      A copy of the responsible authority’s decision                    Ref. No.
□      Other attachments (if relevant)

                                                                         Ref. No.
                                                                         Ref. No.


10     Hearing time and complexity
Estimate the time it will take you to make your primary submissions and the number
of witnesses you intend to call, if any.
Time to make submissions
Number of witnesses


11 Signature
Category of signatory:
□ Applicant in person               □ Authorised Representative

Signature
Name and position (print)
Date


Application checklist
Before you lodge this application, make sure that:
□ You have signed and dated your application.
□ You have completed all details and responded to all questions.
□ All documents regarding fees (e.g. fee waiver documents, credit card form or cheque)
  are supplied with your application.
□ You have attached and properly referenced all of the attachments listed in Part 9 of this
  form and, in particular, you have attached the permit and responsible authority’s decision.




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Fees
The relevant fee or application for waiver must accompany this application.
A fee is payable in relation to all applications to VCAT in the Planning and Environment
List. Current fees for applications to the Planning and Environment List are set out on our
website at www.vcat.vic.gov.au
VCAT fees may rise on 1st July each year.
Application fee                                                     $

There are instances where the Tribunal can waive the requirement to pay a filing fee. Please
refer to the website for more information about a request to waive the filing fee. If you think
you are eligible for a fee waiver, you should apply for a waiver at the same time that you
lodge this application. Otherwise, you must pay the fee with your application.
Fees can be paid via money order, cheque, cash or credit card.
Money orders and cheques are to be made payable to ‘VCAT’. Cash payments will only be
accepted if you are delivering this application in person to VCAT. Do not send cash in the
mail. If faxing the application, you can only pay by credit card.
If you wish to pay the fee by credit card, please fill in the details below.


Payment by credit card
If paying by credit card, fill in the details here.
□      Visa                   □      Mastercard             □   Bankcard             □   Amex

Card Number
Expiry date                                                Amount       ($)
Name on Card                                               Signature

Lodgement and contact information
Lodge this completed form, any attachments and the applicable fee by:
Mail or deliver to:                     DX delivery to:                    Fax to:
The Principal Registrar                 The Principal Registrar            The Principal Registrar
VCAT                                    VCAT                               VCAT
Planning and Environment List           Planning and Environment List      Planning and Environment List
Ground Floor, 55 King Street            DX 210576                          Fax Number: 9628 9789
MELBOURNE VIC 3000                      MELBOURNE VIC

Planning and Environment List Phone Number: 9628 9777
Office Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm
Further information is available on the VCAT website: www.vcat.vic.gov.au




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