Draft Land Use Framework Plan
Future land uses and connections for the Yarra River - Bulleen Precinct
In enacting a key action of the Yarra River Action Plan 2017, The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has prepared a draft Framework Plan for the Yarra River - Bulleen Precinct. The draft plan recommends future land uses and connections for a section of the Yarra River encompassing parts of Bulleen, Heidelberg, and Lower Templestowe.
Key features of the draft plan are:
Draft Amendments to the Manningham Planning Scheme have also been prepared and referred to the Committee. These relate to specific sites within the Precinct, at the Bulleen Drive-In site and the Yarra Valley Country Club.
The Minister for Planning has appointed an Advisory Committee to provide strategic and statutory planning advice on the the draft Framework Plan and associated draft Planning Scheme Amendments. The work of the Advisory Committee is guided by its Terms of Reference, which you can find in the Document Folder on the right hand side of this page.
You can find more information about the Advisory Committee process below, including how to make a submission and appearing at a Hearing.
You are invited to make a submission to the Advisory Committee on any or all parts of the draft Framework Plan and Planning Scheme Amendments. Submissions may address any matter the submitter considers relevant, including whether the proposal is supported or objected to or if an alternative development, use or planning control is preferred.
Submissions are invited over a 20 day business period.
Submissions are now open, and can be made until 5.00pm 7 June 2019 using the form below.
Please contact Planning Panels Victoria on 8392 5137 if you would like to make a hard-copy submission or have issues with this form.
A public briefing will be held at 2.00pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019 at the Manningham Function Centre (699 Doncaster Road, Doncaster).
The purpose of the briefing will be to present an overview of the proposals and information on the Advisory Committee process.
A Directions Hearing will be held at Planning Panels Victoria, located at Ground Floor, 1 Spring Street, Melbourne. The Directions Hearing date will be confirmed on this page after the close of submissions (7 June).
You should attend the Directions Hearing if you:
The Public Hearing dates will be confirmed at the Directions Hearing. A timetable for the Hearing will be produced after the Directions Hearing.
The purpose of the Public Hearing is to give people an opportunity to speak in support of their written submission. The Hearing is open for anyone to attend.
The Advisory Committee is required to submit its written recommendations to the Minister for Planning as soon as practicable but no later than 30 business days from the completion of its Public Hearing
Please note that your submission will be treated in accordance with the Privacy Collection Statement (which can be accessed through Document Library) which may include provisions to other parties and display in the Hearing. You should not include any other personal information in the submission, such as email and phone details, unless that information can be made publicly available. You can request access to your personal information held by the Department by contacting the Freedom of Information Unit on (03) 9637 8186 or FOI.email@example.com
For information on the draft Framework Plan or associated planning scheme amendments, please contact:
Statutory Planning Services, DELWP
Phone: (03) 8392 5434
For information on the Advisory Committee and Public Hearing Process, please contact:
Joseph Morrow, Planning Panels Victoria
Phone: (03) 8392 5137
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