The Subdivision Process (Planet)

Event Outline

This course is an introduction to the management and assessment of a subdivision application. It covers the planner's role in the process, and the knowledge to understand a title plan, a plan of subdivision and the various legislative frameworks. These include the Victoria Planning Provisions, zones and overlays, particular and general provisions, covenants and public open space contributions. The course includes practical hands-on exercises.

Who should attend?

Planners, subdivision officers and planning assistants who need to understand the basic subdivision process in local government.

Issues covered include:

  • apply the principles to assess a subdivision certification and subdivision planning application
  • interpret development and subdivision plans and Certificates of Title, including covenants
       and section 173 agreements
  • interpret relevant legislation
  • critically assess the subdivision in regard to lot and common property boundaries and against
       planning scheme requirements.

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Event date:

19 / 9 / 2018

Course duration:

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM


To register for this event, please contact PIA directly at

Please note that PIA Members receive a 30% discount.


John Glossop MPIA, Director, Glossop Town Planning, and Michael Loy, Director, land surveyor from Lawlor and Loy Pty Ltd.


John is a former sessional Planning Panels Member and was a member of the ResCode Advisory Committee. He appears at VCAT as an expert witness.

Venue address:

Melbourne Metropole Central
44 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

Course cost:


Registration closes:

14 / 9 / 2018

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