An amendment is the legal process by which a Planning Scheme is altered.

View Planning for the Future for current projects to find out what is happening now and in the future in the Manningham.

Recent proposals to change the Manningham Planning Scheme are listed below.

Specific details about each amendment, including the relevant documents, can be viewed and downloaded using the links below.

To ask questions about these proposed amendments to the Manningham Planning Scheme, please contact Manningham Council Strategic Planning by:

  • Phone on 9840 9129
  • Visit Council Offices at 699 Doncaster Road, Doncaster between 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
     
AmendmentStatus
Amendment C101 Eastern Golf Course Development PlanApproved by the Minister for Planning on 11 December 2014
Amendment C102 Montgomery Street Doncaster EastApproved by the Minister for Planning on 28 September 2016
Amendment C104 Westfield Masterplan

Submissions to be referred to an Independent Panel. 
Panel Hearing proposed to be held over a 2 week period commencing 3 September 2018.

Amendment C109 Review of Flooding ControlsCouncil has received the Panel report for Amendment C109.
Amendment VC110 Residential Policy ReviewApproved by the Minister for Planning on 3 March 2016
Amendment C111 383-395 Manningham Road Doncaster

Approved by the Minister for Planning on 6 April 2017

Amendment C112 775-779 Doncaster Road Doncaster

Approved by the Minister for Planning on 3 August 2017

Amendment C113 66-68 Hall Road, Warrandyte South and seven Heritage places

Approved by the Minister for Planning on 21 December 2017

Amendment C114 Removal of Restrictive Covenants, 42 Walker Street Doncaster

Council abandoned the Amendment 26 September 2017

Amendment C117 Manningham Rural Areas Public Exhibition 15 February to 16 April 2018
Amendment C122 Miscellaneous changes to the schemePublic Exhibition 8 February to 12 March 2018
Amendment C123 Proposed Public Open Space Contribution Rates

Approved by the Minister for Planning on 19th April 2018

Amendment GC13 Bushfire Management OverlayApproved by the Minister for Planning on 3 October 2017
Amendment GC42 Environmentally Sustainable DesignApproved by the Minister for Planning on 31 August 2017
Amendment GC48 Yarra River Corridor ControlsApproved by the Minister for Planning on 24 February 2017

 

To view Planning Scheme Amendments information relating to the Manningham Planning Scheme, please visit the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure website.

Planning Scheme Amendment Process

Preparing a planning scheme amendment is a formal, legal process that needs to comply with the requirements of the Planning and Environment Act 1987.

The Minister for Planning is responsible for making a decision about whether to change the Planning Scheme that applies to the Eastern Golf Course site.

Overview of Council amendment processes:

  1. Council Meeting: Resolution to seek authorisation from the Minister for Planning to prepare an amendment
  2. Authorisation granted from Minister for Planning
  3. Public Exhibition: Opportunity for the public to make a written submission of support or objection
  4. Council Meeting: Consideration of all written submissions. Council considers whether to change, not change or abandon the amendment, or refer unresolved submissions to an independent Panel.
  5. Panel Hearing: Consideration of unresolved submissions by an independent Panel, appointed by the Minister for Planning
  6. Council Meeting: Consideration of Panel recommendations and resolution to adopt, change or abandon amendment
  7. Submission of Final Amendment to the Minister for Planning for Approval
  8. Minister for Planning approves or refuses the amendment