Monash Planning Scheme

Last updated: 1st July 2014 See recent amendments

Planning schemes are made up of maps and the ordinance. The ordinance are the policies and written clauses and the maps depict where the zones and overlays apply within the planning scheme area.

This is a current copy of the planning scheme. If you are unfamiliar with using planning schemes, we suggest you read the User Guide first.

You should obtain advice from either a council planner or a planning professional before taking any action which may be affected by a planning scheme requirement.

Individual sections of the Planning Scheme

The following planning scheme is used specifically for the Monash Local Government Area (LGA).

The planning scheme is set out in 'Table of Content' format below.

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Download the complete Monash Planning Scheme (PDF 17.8 MB)

Last updated: 01/07/2014

Please note that the combined version of this planning scheme is a large document and may take some time to download.

This document is not always updated as quickly as the individual documents listed below. You should check the last updated date against the date the planning scheme was last updated at the top-left of this page.

Type Section Clause File name
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 09 Plan Melbourne (PDF 11.2 KB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 10 Operation of the State Planning Policy Framework (PDF 29.8 KB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 11 Settlement (PDF 5.4 MB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 12 Environmental and Landscape Values (PDF 50.0 KB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 13 Environmental Risks (PDF 44.2 KB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 14 Natural Resource Management (PDF 45.4 KB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 15 Built Environment and Heritage (PDF 44.7 KB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 16 Housing (PDF 38.4 KB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 17 Economic Development (PDF 39.6 KB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 18 Transport (PDF 57.9 KB)
VPP 10 State Planning Policy Framework 19 Infrastructure (PDF 45.5 KB)
VPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 20 Operation of the Local Planning Policy Framework (PDF 14.2 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.01 Municipal Strategic Statement (PDF 198.8 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.02 Key Influences (PDF 39.1 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.03 A Vision for Monash (PDF 695.2 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.04 Residential Development (PDF 554.1 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.05 Economic Development (PDF 511.2 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.06 Activity Centres (PDF 528.0 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.06A Wheelers Hill Neighbourhood Activity Centre Structure Plan (PDF 53.3 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.07 Business Parks and Industry (PDF 515.6 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.08 Transport and Traffic (PDF 52.1 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.09 Key Regional Assets (PDF 26.9 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.10 Open Space (PDF 337.6 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.11 Physical Infrastructure (PDF 46.5 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.12 Heritage (PDF 29.4 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.13 Sustainability and Environment (PDF 56.0 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.14 Monitoring and Review (PDF 8.7 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 21.15 Oakleigh Major Activity Centre Structure Plan (PDF 773.8 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.01 Local Planning Policies (PDF 919.5 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.02 Monash Technology Precinct Policy (PDF 808.8 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.03 Industry and Business Development and Character Policy (PDF 1.1 MB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.04 Stormwater Management Policy (PDF 116.2 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.05 Tree Conservation Policy (PDF 26.6 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.06 Wheelers Hill Neighbourhood Activity Centre Policy (PDF 109.9 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.07 Heritage Policy (PDF 51.7 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.08 Outdoor Advertising Policy (PDF 60.8 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.09 Non-Residential Use and Development in Residential Areas (PDF 38.5 KB)
LPP 20 Local Planning Policy Framework 22.10 Student Accommodation Policy (PDF 42.8 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 30 Zones (PDF 12.0 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 31 Operation of Zones (PDF 10.7 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 31.01 Section 1, 2 and 3 Uses (PDF 11.7 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 32 Residential Zones (PDF 10.3 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 32.04 Mixed Use Zone (MUZ) (PDF 44.8 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 32.04 Schedule to the Mixed Use Zone (PDF 25.9 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 32.07 Residential Growth Zone (RGZ) (PDF 49.6 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 32.07 Schedule 2 to the Residential Growth Zone (PDF 24.8 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 32.07 Schedule 1 to the Residential Growth Zone (PDF 12.4 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 32.08 Schedule 2 to the General Residential Zone (PDF 26.4 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 32.08 Schedule 1 to the General Residential Zone (PDF 12.8 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 32.08 General Residential Zone (GRZ) (PDF 46.4 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 32.09 Neighbourhood Residential Zone (NRZ) (PDF 50.0 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 32.09 Schedule 1 to the Neighbourhood Residential Zone (PDF 27.1 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 33 Industrial Zones (PDF 10.4 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 33.01 Schedule to the Industrial 1 Zone (PDF 10.7 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 33.01 Industrial 1 Zone (IN1Z) (PDF 44.8 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 34 Commercial Zones (PDF 8.8 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 34.01 Commercial 1 Zone (C1Z or B1Z, B2Z, B5Z) (PDF 43.5 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 34.01 Schedule to the Commercial 1 Zone (PDF 11.0 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 34.02 Commercial 2 Zone (C2Z or B3Z, B4Z) (PDF 45.0 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 36 Public Land Zones (PDF 10.4 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 36.01 Public Use Zone (PUZ1-7) (PDF 30.5 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 36.01 Schedule to the Public Use Zone (PDF 11.1 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 36.02 Public Park and Recreation Zone (PPRZ) (PDF 35.0 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 36.02 Schedule to the Public Park and Recreation Zone (PDF 11.1 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 36.03 Public Conservation and Resource Zone (PCRZ) (PDF 40.3 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 36.03 Schedule to the Public Conservation and Resource Zone (PDF 11.2 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 36.04 Road Zone (RDZ1&2) (PDF 27.2 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 37 Special Purpose Zones (PDF 10.4 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 37.01 Schedule 3 to the Special Use Zone (PDF 14.7 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 37.01 Special Use Zone (SUZ) (PDF 25.8 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 37.01 Schedule 4 to the Special Use Zone (PDF 25.9 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 37.01 Schedule 5 to the Special Use Zone (PDF 32.6 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 37.01 Schedule 2 to the Special Use Zone (PDF 15.7 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 37.01 Schedule 6 to the Special Use Zone (PDF 41.4 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 37.02 Comprehensive Development Zone (CDZ) (PDF 28.2 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 37.02 Schedule 1 to the Comprehensive Development Zone (PDF 40.1 KB)
LPP 30 Zones 37.03 Schedule to the Urban Floodway Zone (PDF 10.9 KB)
VPP 30 Zones 37.03 Urban Floodway Zone (UFZ) (PDF 34.1 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 40 Overlays (PDF 11.8 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 41 Operation of Overlays (PDF 11.3 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 42 Environmental and Landscape Overlays (PDF 10.4 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 42.02 Vegetation Protection Overlay (VPO) (PDF 31.0 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 42.02 Schedule 1 to the Vegetation Protection Overlay (PDF 59.8 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 43 Heritage and Built Form Overlays (PDF 10.4 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 43.01 Heritage Overlay (HO) (PDF 53.6 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.01 Schedule to the Heritage Overlay (PDF 93.4 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Schedule 4 to the Design and Development Overlay (PDF 25.8 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Design and Development Overlay (DDO) (PDF 26.4 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Schedule 11 to the Design and Development Overlay (PDF 1014.5 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Schedule 1 to the Design and Development Overlay (PDF 52.3 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Schedule 3 to the Design and Development Overlay (PDF 32.4 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Schedule 5 to the Design and Development Overlay (PDF 773.9 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Schedule 2 to the Design and Development Overlay (PDF 19.4 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Schedule 7 to the Design and Development Overlay (PDF 21.3 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Schedule 10 to the Design and Development Overlay (PDF 167.9 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.02 Schedule 9 to the Design and Development Overlay (PDF 164.1 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.03 Schedule 1 to the Incorporated Plan Overlay (PDF 24.8 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 43.03 Incorporated Plan Overlay (IPO) (PDF 26.2 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.03 Schedule 2 to the Incorporated Plan Overlay (PDF 32.4 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.04 Schedule 1 to the Development Plan Overlay (PDF 25.0 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.04 Schedule 5 to the Development Plan Overlay (PDF 35.7 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.04 Schedule 3 to the Development Plan Overlay (PDF 27.3 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.04 Schedule 2 to the Development Plan Overlay (PDF 34.4 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 43.04 Development Plan Overlay (DPO) (PDF 25.5 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.04 Schedule 4 to the Development Plan Overlay (PDF 32.3 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 43.05 Neighbourhood Character Overlay (NCO) (PDF 27.7 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 43.05 Schedule 1 to the Neighbourhood Character Overlay (PDF 205.1 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 44 Land Management Overlays (PDF 10.4 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 44.04 Land Subject to Inundation Overlay (LSIO) (PDF 36.3 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 44.04 Schedule to the Land Subject to Inundation Overlay (PDF 20.2 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 44.05 Special Building Overlay (SBO) (PDF 43.3 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 44.05 Schedule to the Special Building Overlay Overlay (PDF 20.1 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 45 Other Overlays (PDF 10.3 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 45.01 Public Acquisition Overlay (PAO) (PDF 28.3 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 45.01 Schedule to the Public Acquisition Overlay (PDF 11.0 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 45.03 Environmental Audit Overlay (EAO) (PDF 20.6 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 45.09 Schedule 1 to the Parking Overlay (PDF 33.0 KB)
VPP 40 Overlays 45.09 Parking Overlay (PO) (PDF 26.4 KB)
LPP 40 Overlays 45.09 Schedule 2 to the Parking Overlay (PDF 32.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 50 Particular Provisions (PDF 12.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 51 Operation of Particular Provisions (PDF 10.8 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52 [No Content] (PDF 10.4 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.01 Public Open Space Contribution and Subdivision (PDF 24.3 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.01 Schedule to Clause 52.01 (PDF 11.2 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.02 Easements, Restrictions and Reserves (PDF 23.2 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.02 Schedule to Clause 52.02 (PDF 11.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.03 Specific Sites and Exclusions (PDF 19.5 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.03 Schedule to Clause 52.03 (PDF 11.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.04 Satellite Dish (PDF 22.3 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.05 Advertising Signs (PDF 54.8 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.05 Schedule to Clause 52.05-5 (PDF 10.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.06 Car Parking (PDF 145.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.07 Loading and Unloading Of Vehicles (PDF 19.4 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.08 Earth and Energy Resources Industry (PDF 28.2 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.09 Stone Extraction and Extractive Industry Interest Areas (PDF 30.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.10 Uses with Adverse Amenity Potential (PDF 42.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.11 Home Occupation (PDF 24.2 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.12 Service Station (PDF 22.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.13 Car Wash (PDF 25.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.14 Motor Vehicle, Boat or Caravan Sales (PDF 22.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.15 Heliport and Helicopter Landing Site (PDF 27.5 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.16 Native Vegetation Precinct Plan (PDF 54.2 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.16 Schedule to Clause 52.16 (PDF 9.6 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.17 Schedule to Clause 52.17 (PDF 10.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.17 Native Vegetation (PDF 67.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.18 Timber Production (PDF 26.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.19 Telecommunications Facility (PDF 28.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.20 Convenience Restaurant and Take-Away Food Premises (PDF 23.3 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.21 Private Tennis Court (PDF 23.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.22 Crisis Accommodation (PDF 18.2 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.23 Shared Housing (PDF 18.2 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.24 Community Care Unit (PDF 18.2 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.25 Crematorium (PDF 18.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.26 Cattle Feedlot (PDF 11.2 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.27 Schedule to Clause 52.27 (PDF 11.1 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.27 Licensed Premises (PDF 24.7 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.28 Gaming (PDF 24.7 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.28-3 Schedule to Clause 52.28-3 (PDF 12.2 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.28-4 Schedule to Clause 52.28-4 (PDF 26.3 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.29 Land Adjacent to a Road Zone, Category 1, or a Public Acquisition Overlay for a Category 1 Road (PDF 24.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.30 Freeway Service Centre (PDF 24.7 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.31 Broiler Farm (PDF 23.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.32 Wind Energy Facility (PDF 36.3 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.33 Shipping Container Storage (PDF 23.4 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.34 Bicycle Facilities (PDF 40.5 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.35 Urban Context Report and Design Response For Residential Development of Four or More Storeys (PDF 26.4 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.36 Integrated Public Transport Planning (PDF 21.9 KB)
LPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.37 Schedule to Clause 52.37 (PDF 83.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.37 Post Boxes and Dry Stone Walls (PDF 19.8 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.38 2009 Bushfire Recovery (PDF 28.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.39 2009 Bushfire - Replacement Buildings (PDF 31.3 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.40 Government Funded Education Facilities (PDF 29.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.41 Government Funded Social Housing (PDF 33.4 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.42 Renewable Energy Facility (other than Wind Energy Facility and Geothermal Energy Extraction) (PDF 29.7 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.43 [No content] (PDF 8.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.44 Statement of Underlying Provisions (PDF 11.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.45 Resource Recovery (PDF 21.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.46 Brothels (PDF 20.7 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.47 Bushfire Protection: Planning Requirements (PDF 86.8 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 52.48 Bushfire Protection: Exemptions (PDF 27.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 54 One Dwelling on a Lot (PDF 25.7 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 54.01 Neighbourhood and Site Description and Design Response (PDF 25.1 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 54.02 Neighbourhood Character (PDF 19.5 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 54.03 Site Layout and Building Massing (PDF 34.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 54.04 Amenity Impacts (PDF 198.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 54.05 On-Site Amenity and Facilities (PDF 117.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 54.06 Detailed Design (PDF 25.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 55 Two or More Dwellings on a Lot and Residential Buildings (PDF 25.9 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 55.01 Neighbourhood and Site Description and Design Response (PDF 25.4 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 55.02 Neighbourhood Character and Infrastructure (PDF 27.1 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 55.03 Site Layout and Building Massing (PDF 41.7 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 55.04 Amenity Impacts (PDF 205.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 55.05 On-Site Amenity and Facilities (PDF 120.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 55.06 Detailed Design (PDF 28.0 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56 Residential Subdivision (PDF 25.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.01 Subdivision Site and Context Description and Design Response (PDF 28.4 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.02 Policy Implementation (PDF 11.7 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.03 Livable and Sustainable Communities (PDF 29.1 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.04 Lot Design (PDF 30.7 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.05 Urban Landscape (PDF 34.6 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.06 Access and Mobility Management (PDF 92.7 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.07 Integrated Water Management (PDF 28.5 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.08 Site Management (PDF 19.4 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.09 Utilities (PDF 26.5 KB)
VPP 50 Particular Provisions 56.10 Transitional Arrangements (PDF 11.5 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 60 General Provisions (PDF 12.0 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 61 Administration of this Scheme (PDF 10.4 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 61.01 Administration and Enforcement of this Scheme (PDF 9.0 KB)
LPP 60 General Provisions 61.01 Schedule to Clause 61.01 (PDF 22.2 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 61.02 What Area Is Covered by this Scheme? (PDF 10.8 KB)
LPP 60 General Provisions 61.02 Schedule to Clause 61.02 (PDF 11.0 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 61.03 What does this Scheme consist of? (PDF 13.8 KB)
LPP 60 General Provisions 61.03 Schedule to Clause 61.03 (PDF 21.4 KB)
LPP 60 General Provisions 61.04 Schedule to Clause 61.04 (PDF 10.8 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 61.04 When did this Scheme Begin? (PDF 10.7 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 61.05 Effect of this Scheme (PDF 11.0 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 61.06 Determination of Boundaries (PDF 10.9 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 62 Uses, Buildings, Works, Subdivisions and Demolition not Requiring a Permit (PDF 36.2 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 63 Existing Uses (PDF 27.9 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 64 General Provisions for Use and Development of Land (PDF 20.6 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 65 Decision Guidelines (PDF 23.8 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 66 Referral and Notice Provisions (PDF 69.9 KB)
LPP 60 General Provisions 66.04 Schedule to Clause 66.04 (PDF 10.9 KB)
LPP 60 General Provisions 66.06 Schedule to Clause 66.06 (PDF 11.1 KB)
VPP 60 General Provisions 67 Applications under Section 96 of the Act (PDF 24.4 KB)
VPP 70 Definitions 70 Definitions (PDF 11.8 KB)
VPP 70 Definitions 71 Meaning of Words (PDF 18.2 KB)
VPP 70 Definitions 72 General Terms (PDF 27.4 KB)
VPP 70 Definitions 73 Outdoor Advertising Terms (PDF 17.7 KB)
VPP 70 Definitions 74 Land Use Terms (PDF 104.3 KB)
VPP 70 Definitions 75 Nesting Diagrams (PDF 68.7 KB)
VPP 80 Incorporated Documents 80 Incorporated Documents (PDF 12.0 KB)
VPP 80 Incorporated Documents 81 Documents Incorporated in this Scheme (PDF 10.9 KB)
LPP 80 Incorporated Documents 81.01 Schedule to Clause 81.01 (PDF 12.0 KB)
VPP 80 Incorporated Documents 81.01 Table of Documents incorporated in this Scheme (PDF 16.1 KB)
LPP NA NA List of Amendments (PDF 189.1 KB)
LPP NA NA Table of Contents (PDF 40.8 KB)
VPP NA NA 4 - User Guide (PDF 43.8 KB)
VPP NA NA 2 - Purposes of this Planning Scheme (PDF 10.9 KB)
VPP NA NA 1 - The Objectives of Planning in Victoria (PDF 18.9 KB)

Updates & Amendments

# Brief description In operation from
VC116 Amendment VC116 changes the VPP and all planning schemes by replacing the User Guide and Clauses 52.04, 52.06, 52.35, 54, 55 and 56 to delete references to the Residential 1 Zone, Residential 2 Zone and Residential 3 Zone; deletes Clause 32.01 - Residential 1 Zone from the VPP and 24 planning schemes; deletes Clause 32.02 - Residential 2 Zone from the VPP and 6 planning schemes; deletes Clause 32.06 - Residential 3 Zone from the VPP and 3 planning schemes; amends Clause 32.08 - General Residential Zone to include the following words “shown on the planning scheme map as GRZ, R1Z, R2Z and R3Z with a number (if shown)” in the VPP and 59 planning schemes; amends Clause 43.03 – Incorporated Plan Overlay to delete references to the Residential 1 Zone, Residential 2 Zone and Residential 3 Zone from the VPP and 24 planning schemes; amends Clause 43.04 – Development Plan Overlay to delete references to the Residential 1 Zone, Residential 2 Zone and Residential 3 Zone from the VPP and 71 planning schemes; amends Clause 43.05 – Neighbourhood Character Overlay to delete references to the Residential 1 Zone, Residential 2 Zone and Residential 3 Zone from the VPP and 14 planning schemes; amends Clause 57 to delete references to the Residential 1 Zone, Residential 2 Zone and Residential 3 Zone from the VPP and 17 planning schemes; changes the Ararat, Ballarat, Banyule, Brimbank, Darebin, Greater Geelong, Greater Shepparton, Knox, Latrobe, Maribyrnong, Moonee Valley, Moorabool, Moreland, Nillumbik, Port Phillip, Southern Grampians, Whitehorse and Yarra planning schemes by introducing Clause 32.08 - General Residential Zone and inserting Schedules to the General Residential Zone which replicate Schedules for any of the deleted Residential 1, Residential 2 and Residential 3 Zones; changes the Cardinia, Frankston, Greater Geelong, Kingston, Melton, Mornington Peninsula and Whittlesea planning schemes by inserting or amending Schedules to the General Residential Zone to replicate Schedules for any of the deleted Residential 1, Residential 2 and Residential 3 Zones. Find out more about this amendment on Amendments Online 01/07/2014
C119 Implements the reformed residential zones and updates the planning scheme maps to reflect the introduction of the reformed commercial zones. Find out more about this amendment on Amendments Online 13/06/2014
GC6 The Amendment removes floor space restrictions in planning schemes following the introduction of the reformed commercial zones in Amendment VC100. The floor space caps are removed from zones and overlays in activity centres, commercial centres and employment areas in metropolitan Melbourne planning schemes which currently restrict retail and other associated commercial uses. Find out more about this amendment on Amendments Online 05/06/2014
VC106 The Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and all planning schemes are amended to recognise Plan Melbourne and Victoria’s regional growth plans by:
  • Inserting a new clause 9, which requires any references in the planning scheme to Melbourne 2030 and Melbourne 2030: A planning update Melbourne @ 5 Million (Department of Planning and Community Development, 2008) to be disregarded and requires planning and responsible authorities to consider and apply Plan Melbourne.
  • Deleting clauses 11.04-1 to 11.04-5 in the State Planning Policy Framework (SPPF), which set out planning objectives and strategies from Melbourne 2030, and introducing new clauses 11.04-1 to 11.04-6 which set out objectives and strategies taken from the vision in Plan Melbourne. Existing clauses 11.04-6 to 11.04-8 have been renumbered as 11.04-7 to 11.04-9 respectively.
  • Inserting clauses 11.06 – 11.13 in the SPPF which set out the objectives and strategies of Victoria’s eight regional growth plans.
  • Removing references to Melbourne 2030, Melbourne 2030: A planning update Melbourne @ 5 Million, the Activity Centres and Principal Public Transport Network Plan, 2010 and Ready for Tomorrow – a Blueprint for Regional and Rural Victoria from the following clauses in the State Planning Policy Framework:
  • clause 11 (Settlement);
  • clause 16 (Housing);
  • clause 17 (Economic Development);
  • clause 18 (Transport); and
  • clause 19 (Infrastructure).
  • Deleting the Activity Centres and Principal Public Transport Network Plan, 2010 from the list of incorporated documents in clause 81.01.
Find out more about this amendment on Amendments Online
30/05/2014
VC111 Amends Clause 37.07 – Urban Growth Zone in “Part A – Provisions for land where no precinct structure plan applies” to align with the reformed Farming Zone approved by VC103 by:
  • Reducing the restrictions for alterations and extensions to dwellings, out-buildings and farm buildings.
  • Removing the requirement for a mandatory section 173 agreement which restricts future subdivision after an initial subdivision is approved.
  • Removing the prohibition on camping and caravan park, funeral parlour, helicopter landing site, industry (other than rural industry), landscape gardening supplies, market, motor racing track, pleasure boat facility, service station, trade supplies, transport terminal, warehouse (other than rural store) and any use listed in Clause 62.01 if any requirement is not met.
  • Removing conditions restricting group accommodation, place of assembly (other than carnival, circus and place of worship), residential hotel, restaurant and store (other than freezing and cool storage and rural store).
  • Removing permit requirements for primary produce sales, rural industry (other than abattoir and sawmill) and rural store, if the condition opposite the use is met.
  • Increasing the threshold for persons that can be accommodated in a bed and breakfast from six to 10 without a permit.
  • Making amusement parlour and nightclub prohibited.
  • Requiring applications for warehouse and industry uses to be to the Metropolitan Planning Authority (for applications within metropolitan Melbourne) or the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure (for applications outside metropolitan Melbourne) referred in accordance with section 55 of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (the Act).
The Amendment also amends Clause 66 – Referral and Notice Provisions to replace “Growth Areas Authority” with “Metropolitan Planning Authority” to reflect the creation of the new planning authority. Find out more about this amendment on Amendments Online
16/04/2014

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