Submissions to the proposed regulatory system changes are now closed

The proposed changes to the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) were available for community consultation and submission for 12 weeks from 14 December 2016. Submissions closed on 8 March 2017.

DELWP received 192 submissions on the proposed changes to the regulations.

We thank everyone who made a submission.

Next steps...

DELWP is now considering all comments received during the submission period in preparing the final changes to the VPP and all Victorian planning schemes, which will be gazetted later in 2017.

Questions or queries on the review?

For more information about the review, please contact the review team directly by email to

Published submissions

Download the submissions made about the proposed changes here:


176 Academic/Research
PDF (153.37 KB)


09 Natural Resource Links Pty Ltd
PDF (87.72 KB)
31 Environmental Justice Australia
PDF (181.32 KB)


Frequently asked questions about the review and the current consultation process