Amendment VC034

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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.

Introduces a new Clause 12 with consequential changes to other clauses in the State Planning Policy Framework, including Clauses 14, 15, 17, 18 & 19. Includes reference to Alpine Resorts 2020 Strategy in Clause 15.13 and Activity Centre Design Guidelines and Safer Design Guidelines in Clause 19.03-3. Amends subdivision requirements in the Green Wedge Zone, Green Wedge A Zone and Rural Conservation Zone. Makes changes to provisions the Rural Conservation Zone and Clause 57.01 regarding Wind energy facilities. Amends advertising sign controls along railway corridors in the Public Use Zone. Amends the Neighbourhood Character Overlay and Clauses 55 & 56 to refer to the Residential 3 Zone. Amends the Special Building Overlay to broaden the range of minor buildings and works that do not require a permit. Amends the Erosion Management Overlay, Salinity Management Overlay, Floodway Overlay, Land Subject to Inundation Overlay, Special Building Overlay, Public Acquisition Overlay, Airport Environs Overlay and Restructure Overlay to introduce exemptions from notice and review for permit applications. Clarifies requirements for extractive industry and private tennis courts in Clauses 52.09, 52.21 and 66.05. Introduces definition for Metropolitan Melbourne in Clause 72 and introduces a Tramway definition and deletes reference to lightrail. Introduces a new incorporated document, Activity Centres and Principal Public Transport Network Plan, 2003 in Clause 81.

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