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The amendment proposes changes to clauses within five chapters of the Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Regional Strategy Plan (Regional Strategy Plan), to bring it into line with more contemporary and effective planning provisions proposed as part of the major revision of the Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme.

Amendment 122 is being considered concurrently with Amendment C148 to the Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme which implements a proposed major revision of the planning scheme.


Exhibition of the amendments

The amendments were on public exhibition from Thursday 11 August 2016 until Thursday 6 October 2016.

View the amendment details and documentation or Shire of Yarra Ranges.

Making a submission

The period for making a submission on both Amendments closed at 5.00pm on Thursday 6 October 2016.

Directions hearing

The arrangements for the directions hearings for both amendments will be made available here.

Public hearing

The arrangements for the Public Hearings for both will be made available here.


The panel will be required to submit its report for both amendments within 40 working days of the last hearing day (or from the date of the receipt of any further information requested by the panel).

More information

Inquiries relating to the amendments should be directed to Claudette Fahy from the Shire of Yarra Ranges on (03) 9294 6422 or David Portelli from DELWP on (03) 8683 0997.

Inquiries relating to the panel hearings should be directed to Planning Panels Victoria on (03) 8392 5115 or planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au.