Find out how you can help communities affected by bushfires.
Bushfire Disaster Appeal
Information and forms for awards and nominations are available here
Application forms for Planning Permits, Building Permits, Report and Consent, Permit/Plan Searches, Property Information Certificates
Dial Before You Dig is a nationwide referral service for information on locating underground utilities networks on public and on private land.
Forms relating to running an event or tourism related matters.
Colac Otway Shire offers a range of iconic locations for filming, including the Great Ocean Road. Find out about the guidelines and apply for a permit to film within the shire.
The object of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 is to extend as far as possible the right of the community to access information in the possession of the Government of Victoria.
The Legal Point of Discharge (LPoD) is a point specified by Council where stormwater from a property must be discharged.
A range of local laws and compliance-related forms, including application forms for livestock grazing, disabled parking permits and permits for signage display and hoardings
Permits and applications for the Port of Apollo Bay are available here.
Property and business forms
Information and forms for temporary renaming a sports ground.
Council permits and requirements for conducting works on a Council road or within a Council road reserve.
Colac Service Centre
Phone: (03) 5232 9400
Address: 2-6 Rae Street, Colac
Open: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm
Apollo Bay Service Centre
Address: 100 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
Open: 7-days a week, 9am - 5pm
Postal Address: PO Box 283, Colac 3250
Colac Otway Shire respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of this land - Gulidjan and Gadubanud peoples of the Eastern Maar Nation Ancestors and Elders, past, present and emerging.