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)
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
3 Details of representative
Address for service
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
5 Details of the permit
Information about the permit to be extended.
Permit number Date issued
Date permit expired
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
□ 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
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.
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
Victorian Civil And Administrative Tribunal Act 1998, schedule 1 clause 62
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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)
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
Category of signatory:
□ Applicant in person □ Authorised Representative
Name and position (print)
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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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
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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