Find out how to get flood level information for your property, understand how planning scheme overlays work and keep up to date with planning amendments by clicking the links below.
We recommend you read the self-assessment section first to find out information on planning permits, flood studies and other planning considerations.
Complete the form in the applying for flood advice section if you would like us to provide you with flood information in writing.
If you're developing or renovating, a property, you can use the interactive map in the flood level and flood mapping section to get flood level information to determine whether your land is subject to flooding. You may also need this information if you're buying or selling a property.
This Self-Assessment Guide section covers: Flood Controls in Municipal Planning Schemes and Flood Mapping not shown in Planning Schemes.
Modernisation of the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District irrigation network (through the Connections Program) opens up opportunities for landholders to carry out works on their properties.
Use this interactive map to access documents in PDF format containing information on estimated 100-year flood levels. Please note some parts of the map are under review.
A number of reports, studies and strategies are available here.
The Victorian Government requires Catchment Management Authorities to develop and periodically review Regional Floodplain Management Strategies, in partnership with councils, the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) and their local communities.