Planning Controls

Clause 52.12 provides bushfire protection exemptions to properties throughout Victoria to facilitate the provision of defendable space around buildings used for accommodation. This Clause was introduced in response to the 2009 Victorian Bushfire Royal Commission and allowed for vegetation removal within certain parameters to...

Mornington Peninsual Shire have put an amendment on exhibition. The amendment seeks to introduce a new Design and Development Overlay control to the Commercial 1 Zone land within the Dromana Township. The area covered by the proposed amendment is shaded below: Area covered by the...

  For Town Planning in Victoria, we have zones and overlays to provide the details on planning controls for each property. These provide details on how the use and development of the land can be carried out. Every property (except Federal land such as airports) has a...

Within Melbourne suburbs the three most common residential zones that you are likely to encounter are: Neighbourhood Residential Zone, General Residential Zone, Residential Growth Zone. These new residential zones were created by the State Government in 2017 to replace the Residential 1, Residential 2...

The Planning Scheme Amendment to implement the Casey Housing, 2019 has been approved (known as Amendment C198). The Planning Scheme Amendment has introduced a suite of new residential zones into the municipality. These new residential zones are intended to guide the preferred development...