The Proposal

Beetham Parade Pty Ltd, seeks to change the planning provisions on surplus land created by the Rosanna Station level crossing removal project, and get a permit for the use and development of the land for a seven storey commercial and residential development.

The Minister for Planning has referred Amendment C160bany to the Banyule Planning Scheme and planning permit application P384/2021 to the independent Victorian Transport Projects Integrated Development Opportunities Standing Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee) for consideration of and recommendations on the suitability of the proposed planning scheme changes and planning permit application.

What does the proposed planning scheme amendment and permit application do?

The proposed planning scheme amendment seeks to:

  • Rezone the site from Public Use Zone 4 (Transport) (PUZ4) to Commercial 1 Zone (C1Z).

The proposed permit application seeks:

  • A two-lot subdivision to create the new lot
  • Development of the land for a 7-storey commercial and residential building, plus basement parking
  • Reduction in car parking requirements
  • Removal of two trees.

Copies of the proposed planning scheme amendment and permit application documents are available in the Background Documents section on this webpage.

Committee Process

Directions Hearing

The Committee held a Directions Hearing on Wednesday 14 July 2021 using MS Teams Videoconference platform.

The Committee issued written Directions on 16 July 2021 which can be viewed here.

Public Hearing

The Public Hearing was held over 6 days on 17, 18, 19, 20, 23 and 24 August 2021 via videoconference.

The Committee will consider all submissions, irrespective of whether a submitter requests to be heard.

Report

The Terms of Reference require the Committee to submit its report no later than 20 business days from the completion of the hearing.

Have your say

Submissions were invited from 24 May to 2 July 2021. If you wish to be heard at the hearing, you must make a submission during the exhibition period and select the option that you wish to be heard. The Committee will consider all written submissions, regardless of whether you request to be heard at the hearing.

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Use of your submission

Your submission has been collected by the Advisory Committee for the purpose of helping to develop its advice to the Minister for Planning in accordance with the Terms of Reference.

Natural justice to participants and transparency are important parts of the Advisory Committee process. In meeting its legislative requirements and complying with the Terms of Reference, the Advisory Committee may do the following with your submission:

  • Publish a copy of your submission, in its entirety, with sensitive information redacted, on the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website, Engage Victoria website or other Victorian Government website as required
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