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Environmental Effects Statement (EES)
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Minister for Planning
Level 16 8 Nicholson Street East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Tel: (03) 8683 0964
Please Note: Proposal description below describes the amendment. To verify content of the final approved amendment see the Explanatory Report.
Amends the Casey, Hume, Melton, Mitchell, Whittlesea and Wyndham planning schemes to expand Melbournes Urban Growth Boundary (UGB). Changes the definition of Metropolitan Melbourne (Clause 72) to include part of the Mitchell planning scheme. Introduces a particular provision Statement of Underlying Provisions (Clause 52.44) and an associated incorporated document in relevant planning schemes. Applies the Public Acquisition Overlay to identify and reserve land for the Regional Rail Link (RRL), Outer Metropolitan Ring/E6 Transport Corridor and Western Grasslands Reserves in relevant planning schemes (schedule to Clause 45.01). Makes the Minister for Planning the Responsible Authority for the RRL (schedule to Clause 61.01) and enables land to be used and developed in accordance with a new incorporated document for the RRL (schedule to Clauses 52.03 and 81.01). Introduces five new schedules to the Environmental Significance Overlay (Clause 42.01) in relevant planning schemes. Introduces a new incorporated document - The Truganina Cemetery Environmental Management Plan in the Wyndham Planning scheme. Removes the Restructure Overlay from land rezoned to Urban Growth Zone in the Mitchell Planning Scheme.