Our role

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.

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.

Committee members

  • Nick Wimbush (Chair)
  • Ray Tonkin.

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

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

Progress

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
☎ Phone: (03) 8392 5116
✉ Email: planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au