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Amendment C255wsea - Application of the Public Acquisition Overlay

Amendment C255wsea proposes to apply the Public Acquisition Overlay on two privately held properties.

What area does the amendment apply to?

The Amendment affects the following two properties:

  • 1455a Plenty Road, Mernda; and,
  • 1470 Plenty Road, Mernda.

Image of area covered by Whittlesea C255 amendment

What changes are proposed?

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

  • Application of a Public Acquisition Overlay (PAO) to facilitate the acquisition of land for the Mernda Regional Recreation Reserve and the construction of the intersection of Plenty Road and the future Everton Drive.

Specifically, the Amendment proposes to:

  • Amend Planning Scheme Map 13 by applying the Public Acquisition Overlay to parts of the two aforementioned properties;   
  • Applies a Public Acquisition Overlay (PAO4) to land required for open space purposes;
  • Applies a Public Acquisition Overlay (PAO15) to land required for road purposes; and,
  • Amend Clause 45.01 – Public Acquisition Overlay – Schedule to include PAO15 “Acquisition by Whittlesea City Council for the purpose of a road.” 

Public exhibition

Amendment C255wsea is currently being exhibited until 16 April 2021.

To view amendment documents click on the tab below.

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The amendment can also be inspected free of charge at the City of Whittlesea Civic Centre, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang.

Make a submission

Any person who may be affected by the amendment may make a submission, it is important that you make a submission in writing via:

Mail: Chief Executive Officer

City of Whittlesea

Locked Bag 1

Bundoora MDC VIC 3083

The closing date for submissions is 16 April 2021.

Please note that submissions are part of an open public process. If you choose to make a submission, you consent to your submission being made public and being identified as the author of the submission.

Further information

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

Telephone: 9217 2170

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