Purpose

The Minister for Planning called in this matter from VCAT and appointed an Advisory Committee to provide advice on whether a planning permit should be issued for the proposed development of Stage 2 of 40 Hall Street, Moonee Ponds (Former Moonee Ponds Market site).

  • Applicant: Caydon Property Group
  • Responsible authority: Moonee Valley City Council
  • Following the call in, the matter will be determined by the Governor in Council.

Committee members

  • Nick Wimbush (Chair)
  • Ray Tonkin

Biographies of the Advisory Committee members (DOC, 60.0 KB)

Terms of Reference

The Minister for Planning signed a Terms of Reference (PDF, 755.1 KB) on 5 February 2017. The Committee’s role (Clause 3) is to:

  • provide advice to the Minister for Planning on whether a planning permit should be issued for the proposed development for Stage 2 of 40 Hall Street, Moonee Ponds (Former Moonee Ponds Market Site) and if so, the appropriate conditions for the permit; and
  • examine whether the proposed building heights of the proposal have had proper regard to the preferred building height provisions within precinct 20 under schedule 1 of the Activity Centre Zone to the Moonee Ponds Planning Scheme.

Application History          

  • 7 July 2015: Caydon Property Group submitted a planning permit application to Moonee Valley City Council for Stage 2 of development at 40 Hall Street, Moonee Ponds
  • 26 July 2016: Moonee Valley City Council refused the Stage 2 planning permit application
  • 11 August 2016: appeal lodged at VCAT
  • 9 December 2016: the Minister called in the application
  • 5 February 2017: the Minister signed the Terms of Reference

Process

StageStatus
Hearings

The Advisory Committee Hearings:  
were held on 2, 3, 9 and 15 March 2017

Hearing Arrangements (PDF, 68.3 KB)

Report

The Advisory Committee submitted its report (PDF, 771.3 KB) on 11 April 2017.

More information

Planning Panels Victoria
(03) 8392 5116 
planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au.