Amendment C029

Colac Otway Planning Scheme

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Planning authority contact details

Colac-Otway Shire Council

101-105 Gellibrand Street Colac VIC 3250 Australia

Tel: (03) 5232 9400


Please Note: Proposal description below describes the amendment. To verify content of the final approved amendment see the Explanatory Report.

Amend Clause 21.04-3 to the Municipal Strategic Statement to provide a strategic framework for the future use and development of the land for an integrated recreation and residential development| Insert a new Apollo Bay Local Structure Plan within the Colac Otway Municipal Strategic Statement to update the existing Structure plan to accord with relevant directions from the Colac Otway Masterplan - Apollo Bay Structure Plan to be implemented through this amendment and supported in the development proposal. The new plan also corrects an anomaly of the existing Structure Plan by correctly notating the area for harbour side improvements| Rezone land from Environmental Rural Zone and Public Park and Recreation Zone to Comprehensive Development Zone. In doing so the amendment introduces both the Comprehensive Development Zone and Schedule 1 Comprehensive Development Plan to the Colac Otway Planning Scheme| Schedule permitted works within a Public Conservation and Resource Zone to enable revegetation and access works to be undertaken along land adjoining the Barham River Flats| Schedule exclusions to the provisions of the Land Subject to Inundation Overlay| Schedule exemptions from the removal of native vegetation if they are in accordance with an approved Environmental Management Plan. Remove the Erosion Management Overlay from the Great Ocean Green Development Area and| To incorporate a Comprehensive Development Plan into the Colac Otway Planning Scheme.

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