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Disability parking permits
Victoria is moving to the Victorian Government's new Accessible Parking Permit (APP) Scheme and online administration system. From 22 March 2021, the City of Ballarat will move to the APP Scheme. Residents and organisations who need a new permit, or to renew or replace a permit, will need to apply with the new application process.
Asset Protection Permits aim to protect public assets from private building activities taking place on private land to ensure public infrastructure, such as footpaths, drainage and roads, as well as vegetation on public land (including street trees), remain serviceable during the construction process and are not left damaged at the completion of works. Once a permit has been paid for, our Asset Surveillance Officers will inspect the publi...
A building permit is needed for all major building projects including new homes, home extensions, garages and commercial projects. A permit is also needed for small projects including sheds, retaining walls, fences, decks, carports, verandahs, swimming pools and spas. Building permits are needed for these projects regardless of the cost to build. To find out if a building project needed a permit, visit the planning desk at the City of Ballarat...
Ballarat’s 2021-22 Fire Danger Period ended on 4 April 2022. The Country Fire Authority (CFA) declares Fire Danger Periods and Total Fire Bans. Confirm restrictions by visiting CFA warning and restrictions. See what you can and can't do during the Fire Danger Period.
Victoria is committed to supporting a vibrant and professional film and television industry. We're proud to support the screen industry and the opportunities it brings to our businesses and the broader community. We have many years’ experience playing host to notable feature films, documentaries, television series and television commercials and are proud to facilitate a growing number of productions that choose Ballarat to locate th...
Building permits and forms
A list of permits and application forms relating to the building process: Authorising someone to act on your behalf Facade alteration and or demolition section 29a Lapsed Building Permit Application Building or land information request - Regulation 51 Request for property information and legal point of discharge Temporary structure application
Ballarat event application guide
Ballarat has many parks, waterways, and sporting reserves that can be used for a wide range of events and activities. To manage these on behalf of our community, event managers (those responsible for planning and delivering the event), must apply to the City of Ballarat for a permit to use the public space (venue).
Smarter Parking in Ballarat
One hour of free parking every day via meter or app, top up anywhere, and automatic payments.
Step 1 Call our Statutory Planning team on 5320 5500 to determine if you need a planning permit for your development. If required, a planning permit must be obtained before a septic tank permit can be issued. Step 2 Contact Central Highlands Water to determine if your property is situated within the designated sewerage district. Central Highlands Water is a referral agency for all properties located within ...