Historical planning scheme records between 1946 and 1997

Planning scheme records from 1946 to the introduction of Victoria's 'new format' planning schemes (1997-2000) can be viewed at the Public Record Office Victoria (PROV). This page lists the content of series held at PROV and instructions about how to access the series information.

Finding planning scheme records at PROV

  1. Select the relevant series number below
  2. About this series tab / Description of this series - to read How to Use Records
  3. Accessing the records in this series tab
  4. List of records in this series
  5. Consignments - view consignment listings (P0001, P0002 etc)
Series No Title
VPRS 16121

Planning scheme record cards 1946 to 1988

VPRS 16131

Maps: Country Victoria planning schemes, interim development orders and amendments - 1946 to 'Day One' 16 February 1988

VPRS 16155

Maps: Country Victoria and Metropolitan region planning scheme maps, development plans and amendments - 1988 to 2000

VPRS 16156

Country Victoria and Metropolitan region planning schemes, interim development orders and approved amendments - 1946 to 1988

VPRS 16157

Melbourne Metropolitan Planning Scheme (MMPS) and interim development orders (IDOs), modifications, amendments and revocations - 1954 to 1988

VPRS 16158

Melbourne Metropolitan Planning Scheme (MMPS) ordinance and reprints 1968 to 1988 

Melbourne Metropolitan Planning Scheme amendments - as exhibited, as adopted, as approved, as lodged 1968 to 1988 

Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works interim development orders 1954 to 1988

VPRS 16203

New format planning scheme maps based on the Victoria Planning Provisions - exhibition copy 

VPRS 16204

Country Victoria and Metropolitan region planning scheme ordinances and amendments 1988 to 2000

VPRS 16223

New format planning scheme ordinances based on the Victoria Planning Provisions - exhibition copy

VPRS 16245

Map index to the Melbourne Metropolitan Planning Scheme amendment maps in VPRS 16157

VPRS 16260

Guide to the Melbourne Metropolitan Planning Scheme and Interim Development Orders in VPRS 16157

You can also locate the information by following these steps

  1. Visit prov.vic.gov.au
  2. Access the Collection
  3. Searching - find by number
  4. Enter the series number only (without VPRS)
  5. About this series / Description of this series - to read How to Use Records
  6. Accessing the records in this series tab
  7. List of records in this series
  8. Consignments - view consignment listings (P1 P2 etc)
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