Amendment C213 is a proposed change to the Whittlesea Planning Scheme to facilitate the rehabilitation and future development of the former Epping Quarry land at 215, 315W and 325C Cooper Street, Epping.
The amendment will provide new planning controls to guide the future development of the land for a mixed use development comprising of employment, health services, housing and open space.
The Amendment applies to land at land shown below. The Amendment predominantly applies to 215 Cooper Street, Epping. This land is the former Epping Quarry site which was previously used for quarrying and landfill activities which ceased almost 20 years ago.
The Amendment also applies to adjoining land at 183-189, 315W and 325C Cooper Street which requires planning scheme anomalies to be rectified. The Amendment does not propose changes to the surrounding residential or commercial properties.
The Minister for Planning has approved Amendment C213 (part 1) to the Whittlesea Planning Scheme. Part 1 of the Amendment came into operation on 27 August 2020.
The Minister for Planning has split the Amendment and approved part 1 of the Amendment. The Amendment is split as follows:
The changes to Amendment C213wsea Part 1 include:
A decision on Amendment C213wsea Part 2 will be deferred until such time as the proposed PCRZ land is Crown land, or is owned by, vested in or controlled by a Minister, government department, public authority or municipal council.
A copy of the Amendment can be inspected free of charge at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website
For further information on the Amendment please contact City of Whittlesea’s Strategic Planning and Economic Development Department: