One Planner's Archive

Discussion Papers & Articles

Victoria's New Residential Zones
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
Calculating Council's 60 Day Timeframe
Applying for Costs at VCAT
Amending a Planning Permit

New State-wide Integrated Water Management Policy

Until recently, the planning permit application requirements for managing stormwater within development and subdivision approvals has varied from Council to Council, largely dependent on the local planning scheme policy and whether it has or hasn’t provided for stormwater management.

New Planning Policy for Water Sensitive Urban Design

The inner-Melbourne municipal Councils of Melbourne, Port Phillip, Stonnington and Yarra have recently exhibited a proposed planning scheme policy which relates to stormwater management.  These Councils have now adopted the policy and have jointly submitted the proposed policy to the Minister of Planning for approval. The proposed Stormwater Management (Wa­ter Sensitive […]