The Fire Danger Period for the Macedon Ranges Shire started at 1am on Monday 9 January 2023. Burning off is not allowed during this time. You can dispose of green waste for free at transfer stations.
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Information for residents and businesses looking to buy, sell, develop, build, renovate or extend in the Macedon Ranges.
Find out what is required if you wish to build, renovate or extend a building in the Macedon Ranges.
Request a copy of your plans or rates valuation, and find out about land use information and whether you can build on a particular block of land.
Find design and infrastructure guidelines, drainage information, developer contribution schemes, and information about residential, commercial and industrial developments.
Find out about planning information and legislation to protect and enhance the heritage features of the Macedon Ranges.
Find information on how Council is planning for our future, including shire-wide and town-based projects and plans.
Apply for a planning permit, download application forms, object to an application or check whether your permit has been approved.
The Macedon Ranges Planning Scheme is a statutory document which sets out planning controls for land in the Macedon Ranges Shire. It guides the use, development and protection of land in our region.
A permit is generally required to remove native vegetation in the Macedon Ranges.
Register a pool, apply for a permit and learn about safety barriers and fences.
Find out about our statutory planning online application register. You can check the status of your planning application, view a summary of all planning applications, and view application documents and plans for currently advertised applications.