Council provides a range of information to assist people with building related questions.
Information and advice on obtaining building permits, siting consents, property certificates, and copies of plans
This information has been prepared to assist with building a dwelling in the bushfire affected areas of Wye River and Separation Creek and provides a guide to planning and building approvals.
Find out about the requirements for planning permits within in the shire .
Property data, maps and overlay information is available here.
Find out more about current projects, planning scheme amendments, making a submission, as well as useful links and resources.
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.