VicSmart Application FAQ

VicSmart application types in Heritage Overlays

For VicSmart applications, minor buildings and works in a Heritage Overlay include the following:

  • Demolish or remove an outbuilding (including a carport, garage, pergola, verandah, deck, shed or similar structure) unless the outbuilding is specified in the schedule to the Heritage Overlay.
  • Demolish or remove a fence unless the fence is specified in the schedule to the Heritage Overlay.
  • Externally alter a non-contributory building.
  • External painting.
  • Construct a fence.
  • Construct a carport, garage, pergola, verandah, deck, shed or similar structure.
  • Construct and install domestic services normal to a dwelling.
  • Construct and install a non-domestic disabled access ramp.
  • Construct a vehicle cross-over.
  • Construct a domestic swimming pool or spa and associated mechanical equipment and safety fencing.
  • Construct a rainwater tank.
  • Construct or display a sign.
  • Lop a tree.
  • Construct or install a solar energy facility attached to a dwelling.
  • Construct and install an electric vehicle charging station.
  • Construct and install services normal to a building other than a dwelling, including chimneys, flues, skylights, heating and cooling systems, hot water systems, security systems and cameras, downpipes, window shading devices, or similar.

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