In Makhmalbaf v Monash CC  VCAT 1641 the Tribunal considered a proposal for two dwellings on one lot. The Monash Planning Scheme designated the site within the boundaries of the Glen Waverley Activity Centre, whereas the zone and local planning policies sought to treat the site in the same manner as other residential neighbourhoods, far removed from an activity centre.
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Planning Scheme Amendment GC76 was prepared by the Minster for Planning and introduced on 21 December 2017. The amendments affect ten of Victoria’s metropolitan and peri-urban Planning Schemes.
The Infrastructure Design Manual (IDM) has been prepared by and for rural and regional municipalities, to clearly document and standardise councils’ requirements for the design and development of municipal infrastructure.
At the risk of sounding like a broken record, Clause 1 yet again has more dismaying changes to Victorian Planning Schemes to report to BDAV members.
“Amendment” is a dirty word.
Not like after a night with Pink or One Direction – but like: ‘seriously entertained planning scheme amendments.
Over the last few months we have been contacted by a number of planning permit applicants seeking to clarify the definition of a “seriously entertained” planning scheme amendment/document and their affect.