Panel or Committee

Yarra Ranges Low Density Residential Development Zone Advisory Committee

An Advisory Committee was been appointed to provide advice on Amendment C143 to the Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme. The Advisory Committee will advise the Minister for Planning, in accordance with the terms of reference, as to whether the amendment should be approved as proposed by the Yarra Ranges Shire Council, taking into account any submissions received.

Terms of reference

The terms of reference (PDF, 1.2 MB) for the Advisory Committee have been reviewed to reflect a revised notification and timing process.

Committee members

  • Trevor McCullough (Chair)
  • Peter Allen
  • Dawn Bray.

Learn more about the members by reading their biographies (DOC, 38.0 KB).


The  draft Amendment documentation was on public exhibition between 30 August and 28 September 2016.

Submissions period

The department wrote to the affected parties inviting them to provide a submission by Wednesday 28 September 2016.

Directions hearing

The directions hearing was held on Wednesday 26 October 2016.

Public hearing

The hearings were held on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 November 2016.

More information

If you have any questions or need further information, get in touch via the contact details below.

  • For information about Amendment C143, please contact:
    The Strategic Planning unit, Shire of Yarra Ranges
    ☎ Phone: (03) 9294 6165


All supporting documents for this project can be found here.

Supporting Documents

Draft zoning maps and explanatory report

The Shire of Yarra Ranges web site contains an interactive geographic information system (GIS) that allows people to see how the proposal will affect their property

Panel documents