Have Your Say

From formal strategies and plans, to informal opinion polls Have Your Say on current topics and view past and present community consultations.

Planning Applications

To view a full listing of City of Ballarat town planning applications visit our eServices system and select View under Town Planning Applications.

Naming Propsoals

Visit the Current Naming Proposals section of myTownHall for any upcoming or current naming proposal information.

Projects and Strategies

Visit the City Strategy Projects and Frameworks section of this website for current links and listings of projects.

Planning Scheme Amendments

All current and recently complated planning scheme amendments can be found in the City Strategy Planning Scheme Amemdments section of this site.

Council Meetings

Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the Town Hall (cnr Sturt and Armstrong Street South, Ballarat) and commence at 7.00pm. Agendas, minutes and meetings dates are available under "About Council".



Road WorksTop of document.


To minimise traffic disruption, traffic is encouraged to use alternative routes where possible, as full and partial road closures will be in place during phases of the works.  Motorists are requested to approach the area with caution and to observe all warning and directional signage.  Inconvenience will be kept to a minimum and your co-operation during this period would be appreciated. 

TendersTop of document.

The City of Ballarat utilises an electronic tender listing system.   This system speeds up the tendering cycle and reduces the time and costs for both City of Ballarat and suppliers. To use this system and to access the tenders being called you must first be a registered Supplier.

City of Ballarat wishes to invite organisations to bid for the supply of goods and/or services contained within this system.  As a registered supplier, you can receive email notification of any new tenders we publish, download and view the documentation electronically, and participate in forums to seek clarification or to ask questions.  Where available, submission of your bids can be completed through the e-tender box facility.

To view current and past tenders please visit our Tenderlink site.  The documents can be obtained thru Tenderlink or by contacting the Customer Service Officers on 5320 5500 to arrange for the documentation.

Expressions of Interest

Expression of Interest For Provision of Health and Wellbeing Services Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre

Other NoticesTop of document.

Notice of Intention to Lease - Wendouree Sports & Events Centre

The City of Ballarat hereby gives notice under Section 190 of theLocal GovernmentAct 1989(“the Act”) of its intention to consider leasing land at the Wendouree Sports and Event Centre precinct at 989 Norman Street Wendouree. An aerial of the site can be found on Councils website.

Written submissions relating to proposed lease will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Act and must be received by the Property Department, City of Ballarat, PO Box 655, Ballarat, Vic. 3350, within 28 days of this notice.

Any person requesting to be heard in support of their written submission is entitled to appear in person or by a person acting on their behalf before a Committee of Council, the day, time and place of which will be advised.

Should further prescribed details or information be required, please direct enquiries to Councils Property Services Manager on 53205500


Public Notice Lease November 2016


Mayor and Councillor Allowance

In accordance with Sections 223 and 73A(4) of the Local Government Act 1989, the City of Ballarat is advising of its consideration to adopt the Mayoral Allowance of $94,641 per annum and Councillor Allowance of $29,630 per annum. Any person may make a written submission to Council in relation to its consideration of the Mayoral and Councillor Allowance. Written submissions received before 9am Tuesday 14 March, 2017 will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Act. Submissions sent by mail should be addressed to Director Business Services, City of Ballarat, P.O. Box 655 Ballarat 3353 or delivered to the City of Ballarat Customer Service Centre, The Phoenix, 25 Armstrong Street South, Ballarat or emailed to lorrainesendall@ballarat.vic.gov.au


Ballarat West Development Contributions Plan Levy Update

In accordance with the Ballarat Planning Scheme Schedule 1 to the Development Contributions Plan Overlay DCP01 Ballarat West Development Contributions Plan, Council is required to publish the revised land value and the adjustment of the contributions calculated at as 1 July in each year. 

Residential Levy

Commercial Levy

Community Infrastructure Levy

All property within Ballarat West Precinct Structure Plan


per net developable hectare


per net developable hectare


per dwelling  (Capped)

Additional information is available by contacting Donna Johnston, Council’s Development Contributions Officer on 5320 5844 or can be viewed in the Ballarat West section of this website

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