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You will require a planning permit issued by Council to sell or consume liquor and a liquor licence issued by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) prior to serving liquor.
A planning permit is usually required for:
It's a condition of VCGLR liquor licences that the use of the licensed premises does not breach the planning scheme under the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
Applicants are required to provide a copy of their planning permit and endorsed plans with their application to the VCGLR. Therefore the permit from Council should be issued prior to applying with the VCGLR.
The following documentation will be required when submitting an application for a Liquor Licence:
You will also need to provide a written statement describing how the proposal is consistent with:
A 'red line plan' and is an endorsed document or site plan which dictates where the boundaries of your licensed area are. The defined area indicates where liquor can be supplied and consumed and is shown by a red line drawn on a plan of the premises.
A red line plan must be submitted with your application for a Liquor Licence and if approved will be endorsed (stamped) by Council to be read in conjunction with the permit.
View the planning services fee schedule for more information.
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