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Amendment C228 – Findon Pony Club Sites: 65W and 70W Regent Street, Mernda.

Amendment C228 proposes to change the Whittlesea Planning Scheme to facilitate the future development of the site at 65W and 70W Regent Street, Mernda for residential purposes.

The amendment was Gazetted on 9 July 2020 and provides new planning controls to guide the future development of the land within the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) in order to allow for future residential development and further facilitate the assemblage of the Quarry Hills Regional Parkland.

 

What area does the amendment apply to?

The amendment applies to land at 65W and 70W Regent Street as shown below. This land is currently utilised by Findon Pony Club for club related facilities and activities.

The amendment does not propose changes to the surrounding residential properties or Quarry Hills Regional Parkland.

 

What changes are proposed?

The amendment makes the following changes to the Whittlesea Planning Scheme:

  • Rezone the land at 70W Regent Street from Public Park and Recreation Zone to General Residential Zone (Schedule 1)
  • Rezone the land within the Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) at 65W Regent Street from Rural Conservation Zone (Schedule 1) to General Residential Zone (Schedule 1)
  • Apply the Development Plan Overlay (Schedule 37) to land at 65W Regent Street.
  • Retain the Development Plan Overlay (Schedule 5) to land at 70W Regent Street.
  • Apply the Vegetation Protection Overlay (Schedule 1) to part of the land.
  • Remove the Significant Landscape Overlay (Schedule 2) from part of the land.

 

Public exhibition

Public exhibition of Amendment C228 closed 11 November 2019.

 

Amendment Approval

Amendment C228 was approved by the Minister for Planning and the Notice of Approval appeared in the 9 July 2020 Government Gazette.

View the Amendment here.

 

Further information

For further information on the Amendment please contact City of Whittlesea’s Strategic Planning and Economic Development Department on 9217 2170

Email: strategic.planning@whittlesea.vic.gov.au