Planning Scheme Updates and Amendments http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments Subscribe to all the latest Planning Scheme Updates and Amendments. Planning Scheme Updates and Amendments http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/ http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments Vpp VC123 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2014/november/vpp-vc123 13/11/2014 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2014/november/vpp-vc123 Description The amendment changes the Victoria Planning Provisions and most planning schemes in Victoria by amending Clause 34.02 – Commercial 2 Zone to make small scale supermarkets (up to 1800 square metres) adjoining, or with access to, a Road Zone not requiring a planning permit in the City of Greater Geelong (consistent with the treatment of supermarkets in this zone in metropolitan Melbourne). Supermarkets greater than 1800 square metres will require a planning permit in the City of Greater Geelong (consistent with metropolitan Melbourne). Other non-metropolitan planning schemes supermarkets larger than 1800 square metres are prohibited in the C2Z.

In operation from: 13/11/2014

Published on the web: 13 Nov 2014

Full description can be found on the Planning Scheme Amendments website.

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Vpp VC106 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2014/may/vpp-vc106 30/05/2014 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2014/may/vpp-vc106 Description 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.

In operation from: 30/05/2014

Published on the web: 30 May 2014

Full description can be found on the Planning Scheme Amendments website.

]]> Victoria Planning Provisions VC 105 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/december/victoria-planning-provisions-vc-105 20/12/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/december/victoria-planning-provisions-vc-105 Description The amendment implements reforms to Victoria’s native vegetation and biodiversity provisions by: Amending Clause 12.01 (Biodiversity) to reflect the new ‘no net loss’ approach rather than the previous ‘net gain’ approach. Amending Clause 52.16 (Native vegetation precinct plan) to reflect the intent of the native vegetation and biodiversity reform package; and Amending Clause 52.17 (Native vegetation) to rationalise information requirements, implement the new risk-based assessment pathways, include a simplified approach for applications under a low-risk based pathway and streamline the determination of offset requirements. Amending Clause 66.02-2 (Native Vegetation - Referral and Notice Provisions) to require the class of application in the high risk pathway as defined in the document ‘Permitted clearing of native vegetation – Biodiversity assessment guidelines’ (Department of Environment and Primary Industries, September 2013) be referred to the Secretary to the Department of Environment and Primary Industries as a recommending referral authority; and Amending Clause 81.01 (Table of incorporated documents in this scheme) to replace ‘Victoria’s Native Vegetation – Framework for Action’ with a new incorporated document ‘Permitted clearing of native vegetation – Biodiversity assessment guidelines’ (Department of Environment and Primary Industries, September 2013). The amendment also updates outdated references to the Department of Sustainability and Environment to reflect the department’s new name, the Department of Environment and Primary Industries in relevant clauses.

In operation from: 20/12/2013

Published on the web: 06 Jan 2014

Full description can be found on the Planning Scheme Amendments website.

]]> Victoria Planning Provisions VC 99 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/december/victoria-planning-provisions-vc-99 10/12/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/december/victoria-planning-provisions-vc-99 Description The amendment changes the Victoria Planning Provisions and all planning schemes by modifying Standards A10, A11 and A13 in Clauses 54.04-1, 54.04-2 and 54.04-4 and Standards B17, B18 and B20 in Clauses 55.04-1, 55.04-2 and 55.04-4 to: Increase the distance between a wall and a side or rear boundary threshold from 150mm to 200mm for the wall to be considered a wall on boundary. Increase the average maximum height of a wall on boundary from 3.0 metres to 3.2 metres. Update Diagrams A1 and B1 - Side and rear setbacks and Diagrams A3 and B3 - North-facing windows to include dimensions up to 13.5 metres.

In operation from: 10/12/2013

Published on the web: 28 Aug 2014

Full description can be found on the Planning Scheme Amendments website.

]]> Vpp VC102 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/october/vpp-vc102 28/10/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/october/vpp-vc102 Description The amendment changes the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and all planning schemes by:
  • amending Clause 52.01 – Public open space contribution and subdivision
  • amending Clause 52.29 – Land adjacent to a Road Zone, Category 1, or a Public Acquisition Overlay for a Category 1 Road
  • amending Clause 66 – Referral and notice provisions.
The amendment changes the VPP and some planning schemes by amending Clause 45.01 – Public Acquisition Overlay.
The amendment changes all planning schemes by amending the schedule to Clause 66.04 – Referral of permit applications under local provisions.
The amendment changes the schedule to Clause 45.01 – Public Acquisition Overlay in 69 planning schemes.

In operation from: 28/10/2013

Published on the web: 29 Oct 2013

Full description can be found on the Planning Scheme Amendments website.

]]> Victoria Planning Provisions Amendment VC103 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/september/victoria-planning-provisions-amendment-vc103 05/09/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/september/victoria-planning-provisions-amendment-vc103 Description The amendment changes the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and planning schemes to introduce reformed rural zones. It amends Clause 35.03 Rural Living Zone, Clause 35.04 Green Wedge Zone, Clause 35.05 Green Wedge A Zone, Clause 35.06 Rural Conservation Zone and schedules to 49 planning schemes, Clause 35.07 Farming Zone and Clause 35.08 Rural Activity Zone.
Makes consequential changes to Clause 11 and Clause 16 of the State Planning Policy Framework to support the reformed rural zones.
Amends Clause 57 of the Particular Provisions to align with the provisions of the reformed rural zones and to give affect to changes applying to green wedge land.
Amends Clause 62 of the General Provisions to exempt crop support and protection structures from permit requirements.
Amends Clause 74 relating to the definitions of host farm, rural industry and primary produce sales.

In operation from: 05/09/2013

Published on the web: 16 Sep 2013

Full description can be found on the Planning Scheme Amendments website.

]]> Victoria Planning Provisions VC 104 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/august/victoria-planning-provisions-vc-104 22/08/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/august/victoria-planning-provisions-vc-104 Description The amendment changes the Victoria Planning Provisions and planning schemes by amending Clause 32.07 - Residential Growth Zone, Clause 32.08 - General Residential Zone and Clause 32.09 - Neighbourhood Residential Zone to include transitional provisions to exempt an existing application to construct or extend a residential development of four storeys from the requirements of clause 55 gazetted in Amendment VC100.

Amending Clause 32.09 – Neighbourhood Residential Zone to include transitional provisions ensuring that approved development is not prohibited from being subdivided (Clause 32.09-2) and that existing applications lodged, but not yet decided, are not subject to the maximum number of dwellings (Clause 32.09-3) and maximum building height provisions (Clause 32.09-8).

Amending Clause 32.01 - Residential 1 Zone and Clause 32.02 - Residential 2 Zone to update the reference for development exempted from Clause 55 from four to five storeys to be consistent with other residential zones.

Amending Clause 34.01 - Commercial 1 Zone to ensure that neighbourhood and site description and design response plans are provided for residential development subject to Clause 55 and to delete an unnecessary reference to precinct structure plans. 

In operation from: 22/08/2013

Published on the web: 05 Sep 2013

Full description can be found on the Planning Scheme Amendments website.

]]> Victoria Planning Provisions Amendment VC100 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/july/victoria-planning-provisions-amendment-vc101 15/07/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/july/victoria-planning-provisions-amendment-vc101 Description The amendment changes the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and all planning schemes to introduce reformed zones. Amends Clause 32.03 Low Density Residential Zone and schedules to 10 planning schemes to specify a minimum lot size for land connected to reticulated sewerage. Amends Clause 32.04 Mixed Use Zone and schedule to 53 planning schemes and Clause 32.05 Township Zone and schedule to 52 planning schemes to align them with the three residential zones introduced by Amendment V8.Amends Clause 33.01 Industrial 1 Zone and schedule to 73 planning schemes, Clause 33.02 Industrial 2 Zone and introduces a new schedule to 16 planning schemes and Clause 33.03 Industrial 3 Zone and schedule to 53 planning schemes to remove the default 500 square metre floor area cap for an Office use and to allow a local cap to be specified. Amends Clause 33.03 Industrial 3 Zone to allow a supermarket up to 1800sqm and associated shops without a permit, if conditions are met. Introduces a new Clause 34.01 Commercial 1 Zone and Clause 34.02 Commercial 2 Zone to the VPP. Replaces Clause 34.01 Business 1 Zone, Clause 34.02 Business 2 Zone and Clause 34.05 Business 5 Zone and schedules with the new Commercial 1 Zone and schedule in planning schemes. Replaces 34.03 Business 3 Zone and 34.04 Business 4 Zone and schedules with the new Commercial 2 Zone in planning schemes. Makes consequential changes to Clauses 15 and 17 of the State Planning Policy Framework, Clauses 52, 54, 55, 56 and 57 of the Particular Provisions and to other zones and overlays.Amends the Maribyrnong Planning Scheme by rezoning three Footscray properties in the port environs from Business 3 to Special Use Zone - Schedule 3.

In operation from: 15/07/2013

Published on the web: 20 Aug 2013

Full description can be found on the Planning Scheme Amendments website.

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The amendment changes the Victoria Planning Provisions by: Introducing a new Clause 32.07 - Residential Growth Zone, a new Clause 32.08 – General Residential Zone; and a new Clause 32.09 – Neighbourhood Residential Zone.

In operation from: 01/07/2013

Published on the web: 19 Aug 2013

Full description can be found on the Planning Scheme Amendments website.

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The amendment changes the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and all planning schemes by amending Clauses 18, 52.06 and 55.03.

The amendment changes all planning schemes by deleting the schedule to Clause 52.06.

The amendment changes the VPP and the Melbourne Planning Scheme by deleting the parking precinct plan from the schedule to Clause 81.01; replacing Clause 45.09 Parking Overlay with a new Clause 45.09 and inserting schedules to the overlay.

The amendment changes the Banyule, Campaspe, Casey, Glen Eira, Greater Dandenong, Greater Shepparton, Manningham, Moira, Monash, Surf Coast, Wangaratta and Wodonga planning schemes by deleting parking precinct plans as incorporated documents from the schedule to Clause 81.01; inserting Clause 45.09 Parking Overlay; inserting schedules to the Parking Overlay.

The amendment changes the Baw Baw and Boroondara Planning Schemes by inserting Clause 45.09 Parking Overlay and schedules to the overlay.

The amendment changes the Boroondara Planning Scheme by deleting Clause 22.03.

The amendment changes the Glen Eira Planning Scheme by replacing schedule 2 to Clause 37.06 with a new schedule 2.

The amendment changes the Surf Coast Planning Scheme by replacing schedule 2 to Clause 43.05 with a new schedule 2.

In operation from: 19/04/2013

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC85 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/march/vc85 14/03/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/march/vc85 Description Amends all local schedules to Clause 43.01 (Heritage Overlay) to reference the correct clause in the sixth column header from 43.01-4 to 43.01-3. Amends Clause 52.36 (Integrated Public Transport Planning) and Clause 66 (Referral and Notice Provisions) to change references of the ‘Director of Public Transport’/’Public Transport Division’ to ‘Public Transport Victoria’. Amends Clause 62 (Uses, buildings, works, subdivisions and demolition not requiring a permit) in accordance with Amendment VC93. Amends Clause 66 (Referral and Notice Provisions) to read ‘The subdivision of land into lots each containing an existing dwelling or car parking space.’ Amends the Schedule to Clause 45.01 (Public Acquisition Overlay) in the Melton Planning Scheme in accordance with Amendment C125.

In operation from: 14/03/2013

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC97 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/march/vc97 05/03/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/march/vc97 Description Amends Clause 52.38 (2009 Bushfire recovery) to extend the timeframe for continued use of a building for temporary accommodation without a planning permit to 30 April 2014. Amends Clause 52.39 (2009 Bushfire - Replacement buildings) to extend the timeframe for submitting a site plan to the responsible authority for rebuilding a dwelling, dependent person’s unit or building used for agriculture to 30 April 2014.

In operation from: 05/03/2013

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC89 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/march/vc89 05/03/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/march/vc89 Description Removes Clause 52.43 (Interim measures for bushfire protection) from the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and all planning schemes. Amends the schedule to Clause 53.01 (Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Region) in the Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme to exempt buildings and works of this schedule for any building and works to which Clause 52.48 (Bushfire protection: exemptions) applies. Amends the schedule to Clause 53.01 (Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Region) in the Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme to introduce an exemption to enable the removal, destruction or lopping of any vegetation to reduce fuel loads on roadsides without a planning permit and undertaken in accordance with the written agreement of the Secretary to the Department of Sustainability and Environment.

In operation from: 05/03/2013

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC81 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/february/vc81 18/02/2013 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2013/february/vc81 Description Amends Clause 33.03 to prohibit a materials recycling or transfer station within 30 metres of a residential zone, Business 5 Zone or land used or to be acquired for a hospital or education centre. Amends the schedule to Clause 45.01 in the Wyndham, Melton, Greater Geelong and Moorabool planning schemes to replace Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) as the current acquiring authority with ‘the Minister responsible for administering Part 2 of the Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978’. Amends Clause 52.05 to remove the permit requirement for changing the content of an animated or internally-illuminated sign. Amends Clause 52.17 to remove the permit requirement for removing native vegetation by or on behalf of DSE and where it is on Crown land managed by DSE. Amends Clause 52.27 to clarify that a planning permit is not required for a packaged liquor outlet that had a liquor licence before 8 April 2011. Amends clauses 52.27 and 66 to update the title of the ‘Director of Liquor Licensing’ with the ‘Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation’. Amends Clause 52.48 so that a building constructed to replace a dwelling or dependent persons unit damaged or destroyed by a bushfire that occurred between 1 January 2009 and 31 March 2009 can access these exemptions. Amends Clause 66 to replace the current referral and permit condition requirements for telecommunications facilities with mandatory standard permit conditions on subdivision permits. Amends Clauses 62 and 81.01 to replace references to the outdated Apiary Code of Practice, May 1997 with Apiary Code of Practice, May 2011.

In operation from: 18/02/2013

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC93 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/december/vc93 18/12/2012 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/december/vc93 Description Amends Clause 52.31 to allow on outdoor range area to establish on existing lawfully established broiler farms; and amends Clauses 52.15, 62, 74 and 75 to no longer require a permit for a helicopter landing site that meets amenity requirements.

In operation from: 18/12/2012

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC96 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/october/vc96 15/10/2012 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/october/vc96 Description Changes the VPP and all planning schemes to amend Clause 11 Settlement of the SPPF to protect and enhance the significant river corridors of Metropolitan Melbourne. Changes the Boroondara Planning Scheme to strengthen the planning provisions along the Yarra River corridor.

In operation from: 15/10/2012

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC87 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/august/vc87 08/08/2012 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/august/vc87 Description Aligns the provisions of Clauses 52.08 and 52.09 with the Mineral Resources Amendment (Sustainable Development) Act 2010. Differentiates between a dry cleaner and a dry cleaning agent and defines a laundromat. Clarifies that a land use listed in Clause 62.01 is permissible in the Rural Conservation Zone, the Farming Zone, the Urban Floodway Zone and the Urban Growth Zone, if the relevant condition is not met. Makes minor administrative and clerical changes to terminology introduced in Amendment VC77.

In operation from: 08/08/2012

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC91 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/july/vc91 31/07/2012 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/july/vc91 Description Amends Clause 52.32 Wind energy facility to clarify the application requirement, to obtain written consent from dwelling owners located within two kilometres of a turbine, does not apply to a proposed turbine in a residential, an industrial, a business or a special purpose zone.

In operation from: 31/07/2012

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC94 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/july/vc94 04/07/2012 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/july/vc94 Description The amendment introduces new strategies in Clause 13.01 Climate change impacts related to sea level rise. Changes Clause 18.03 Ports to strengthen the objective and strategies related to planning for ports and their environs. Changes Clause 52.06 Car parking to clarify instances where the car parking provisions do not apply.

In operation from: 04/07/2012

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC92 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/june/vc92 29/06/2012 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/june/vc92 Description Amends Clause 11.04-4 Central Melbourne of the VPP and all planning schemes to introduce a new objective and strategy for major development opportunities that support Central Melbourne’s capital city functions.

In operation from: 29/06/2012

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC90 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/june/vc90 05/06/2012 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/june/vc90 Description Changes the VPP to introduce a new Clause 45.09 – Parking Overlay. Changes the VPP and all planning schemes to amend Clause 52.06 – Car Parking and amends Clauses 54.03 and 55.03 to remove references to car parking rates and design. Amends Clause 37.05 of the VPP and the Melbourne planning scheme to align references to sub-clause numbers between the new Clause 52.06 and Clause 37.05.

In operation from: 05/06/2012

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC88 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/january/vc88 20/01/2012 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2012/january/vc88 Description Amends the definition for Restricted retail premises in Clause 74 to expand the types of goods that can be sold; Deletes the land use term for a Lighting shop from Clauses 74 and 75; Amends Clauses 33.01, 33.03, 34.03 and 34.04 to remove floor space restrictions related to Restricted retail premises.

In operation from: 20/01/2012

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC83 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/november/vc83 18/11/2011 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/november/vc83 Description Introduces a new bushfire planning policy in the SPPF to replace Clause 13.05; Introduces a new Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO) to replace the Wildfire Management Overlay at Clause 44.06; Introduces a new particular provision for Bushfire Protection at Clause 52.47 that applies objectives, standards and decision guidelines under the provisions of the BMO; Introduces a new particular provision at Clause 52.48 that consolidates and updates planning permit exemptions for bushfire protection purposes (the Interim Measures at Clause 52.43 have been amended to only apply to Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme); Amends Clauses 42.01, 42.02, 42.03, 44.01, 44.02, 52.16 and 52.17 to address vegetation removal when creating defendable space and reducing the risk from bushfire; Introduces a range of consequential changes that include defining defendable space, changing WMO references to BMO and updating wildfire references to bushfire.

In operation from: 18/11/2011

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC86 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/november/vc86 18/11/2011 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/november/vc86 Description Amends particular provisions, Clause 52.38 (2009 Bushfire recovery) and Clause 52.39 (2009 Bushfire – Replacement buildings) to extend the timeframes to 30 April 2013.

In operation from: 18/11/2011

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC77 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/september/vc77 23/09/2011 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/september/vc77 Description Amends Clause 52.17 to exempt DSE and Parks Victoria from permit requirements on public roads. Amends Clause 37.07 to exempt applications from notice and review which are in accordance with a precinct structure plan. Amends Clause 74 and 75 to include flow measurement devices in the definition of Minor Utility Installation and Utility Installation and updates and includes new terminology and definitions for Earth and energy resources, Greenhouse gas sequestration and Geothermal energy extraction. The uses Earth and energy resources, Greenhouse gas sequestration and Geothermal energy extraction, Circus, Carnival, Apiculture, Telecommunications facility, Natural Systems and Road are deleted in Section 1 of all zones and included in Clause 62. Makes administrative changes or corrections to clauses 11.04, 17.03, 18.02, 18.03, 19.03, 45.08, 52.04, 52.19, 52.28, 81.01. Amends existing Extractive Industry schedules to Clause 37.01 in 21 Planning Schemes. Amends the Banyule Planning Scheme to remove Aboriginal Affairs Victoria as a referral authority in Schedule 1 to Clause 42.01.

In operation from: 23/09/2011

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC82 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/august/vc82 29/08/2011 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/august/vc82 Description Amends Clause 52.32 to identify locations where a Wind energy facility is prohibited, include additional application requirements and permit the use and development of an anemometer for more than three years. Amends Clause 37.07 to prohibit a Wind energy facility. Amends Clause 19.01 and Clause 52.32 to reference the updated Policy and planning guidelines for development of Wind energy facilities in Victoria (August 2011), and removes the current guidelines from the list of incorporated documents in Clause 81.01. Amends Clause 36.03 to clarify the condition that relates to land described in the National Parks Act 1975.

In operation from: 29/08/2011

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC79 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/april/vc79 08/04/2011 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/april/vc79 Description Amends Clause 52.27 to require a planning permit to use land to sell packaged liquor; clarify the circumstances when a planning permit is required under the Clause; and improve the readability of the Clause.

In operation from: 08/04/2011

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC78 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/march/vc78 15/03/2011 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2011/march/vc78 Description Removes the Minister’s decision-making powers regarding a Wind energy facility with a capacity of 30 megawatts or greater in Clause 61.01; amends Clause 19.01 and the application requirements and decision guidelines of Clause 52.32 to support consideration of local amenity impacts of a Wind energy facility. Updates the Policy and Planning Guidelines for Development of Wind Energy Facilities in Victoria and substitutes the 1998 New Zealand Standard for Wind Farm Noise - NZS6808 with the 2010 edition; introduces transitional arrangements for pre-existing Wind energy facility permits.

In operation from: 15/03/2011

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC75 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/december/vc75 16/12/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/december/vc75 Description Amends references in Clause 16 of the SPPF that relate to the location of residential development and strategic redevelopment sites.

In operation from: 16/12/2010

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC76 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/november/vc76 19/11/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/november/vc76 Description Amends Clause 52.43 to introduce a new planning permit exemption for buildings and works associated with a private bushfire shelter.

In operation from: 19/11/2010

Published on the web: 11 Jul 2013

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VC74 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/october/vc74 25/10/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/october/vc74 Description Amends Clause 52.27 to include a permit exemption for variation of liquor licence prescribed under the Liquor Control Reform Regulations 2009. Amends Clause 66 to make the Director of Liquor Licensing a referral authority and the Victoria Police a notice authority for an application under Clause 52.27 in association with a hotel, tavern or nightclub that is to operate after 1am.

In operation from: 25/10/2010

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VC71 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/september/vc71 20/09/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/september/vc71 Description Replaces Clauses 10 to 19 of the SPPF with new revised Clauses 10 to 19 and redistributes the existing policies under the following new SPPF themes: Settlement, Environmental and landscape values, Environmental risk, Natural resource management, Built environment and heritage, Housing, Economic development, Transport and Infrastructure. The revised SPPF updates references to various Government documents. Introduces new policies into the SPPF to give effect to The Victorian Integrated Housing Strategy (Clause 16) and Melbourne 2030: A planning update Melbourne @ 5 Million (Clauses 11, 12, 16, and 19). Amends Clause 52.02 Easement, restrictions and reserves to introduce a new objective and decision guideline as a consequential change to the SPPF review. Introduces a new Clause 52.46 Brothels as a consequential change to the SPPF review with a new requirement to place a condition on permit for a brothel. Updates the incorporated document Activity Centres and Principle Public Transport Network 2010 in Clause 81.01.

In operation from: 20/09/2010

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VC63 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/september/vc63 13/09/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/september/vc63 Description Amends Clause 52.15 to exempt heliports and helipads in association with agricultural use and emergency operations from the permit requirement of the Clause. Changes references to the Extractive Industries Development Act 1995 to refer to the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990. Clarifies references to the Secretary to the Department of Sustainability and Environment in Clauses 42.01, 42.02, 52.16 and 52.17. Amends Clause 62 to exempt extractive industry from the need for a planning permit where an exemption exists under the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990. Removes the permit requirement for Greenhouse gas sequestration and Greenhouse gas sequestration exploration in the Urban Growth Zone. Makes changes to the nesting of the terms Geothermal energy extraction, Greenhouse gas sequestration and Greenhouse gas sequestration exploration in Clause 74 and Clause 75 and makes associated updates to the table of uses in the Urban Growth Zone, Rural Activity Zone, Farming Zone and Rural Conservation Zone. Updates the local provisions of 36 planning schemes to establish consistent use of the term Transfer station, in line with Clause 74.

In operation from: 13/09/2010

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VC73 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/august/vc73 31/08/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/august/vc73 Description Extends the expiry date of the particular provision, Clause 52.43 - Interim measures for bushfire protection, until 1 March 2012.

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VC68 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/august/vc68 06/08/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/august/vc68 Description Amends the Casey, Hume, Melton, Mitchell, Whittlesea and Wyndham planning schemes to expand Melbourne’s Urban Growth Boundary (UGB). Changes the definition of Metropolitan Melbourne (Clause 72) to include part of the Mitchell planning scheme. Introduces a particular provision ‘Statement of Underlying Provisions’ (Clause 52.44) and an associated incorporated document in relevant planning schemes. Applies the Public Acquisition Overlay to identify and reserve land for the Regional Rail Link (RRL), Outer Metropolitan Ring/E6 Transport Corridor and Western Grasslands Reserves in relevant planning schemes (schedule to Clause 45.01). Makes the Minister for Planning the Responsible Authority for the RRL (schedule to Clause 61.01) and enables land to be used and developed in accordance with a new incorporated document for the RRL (schedule to Clauses 52.03 and 81.01). Introduces five new schedules to the Environmental Significance Overlay (Clause 42.01) in relevant planning schemes. Introduces a new incorporated document - The Truganina Cemetery Environmental Management Plan in the Wyndham Planning scheme. Removes the Restructure Overlay from land rezoned to Urban Growth Zone in the Mitchell Planning Scheme.

In operation from: 06/08/2010

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VC69 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/august/vc69 02/08/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/august/vc69 Description Makes changes relating to waste management to Clauses 12.07 and 18.10 of the SPPF. Introduces a particular provision for resource recovery (Clause 52.45), revises Clause 52.10 and changes land use terms for ‘Materials recycling’ and ‘Refuse transfer station’ throughout the VPP. Prohibits a Transfer station and Materials recycling in the Mixed Use Zone. Introduces a permit requirement for a Transfer Station in the Township Zone, the Industrial 1 Zone, the Business 3 and 4 Zones and the Farming Zone.

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VC66 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/july/vc66 27/07/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/july/vc66 Description Makes changes to Clauses 12 and 14 of the SPPF to give effect to the land use and development strategies of Ready for Tomorrow: A Blueprint for Regional and Rural Victoria.

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VC62 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/june/vc62 18/06/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/june/vc62 Description Clarifies the status of the Secretary to the Department of Sustainability and Environment in various overlays and Clauses 52.16, 52.17, 52.18 and 66.02; removes a permit requirement relating to greenhouse gas sequestration in most zones, various overlays and Clauses 52.08, 52.16, 52.17 and 62.02-2; amends Clause 66.02-2 to include the Secretary administering the Greenhouse Gas Geological Sequestration Act 2008 as a referral authority; amends Clause 12 and 18 to incorporate the Victorian Cycling Strategy 2009; makes an Emergency Services Facility a Section 2 use in Clause 36.03; amends Clause 44.01 and the schedules to Clause 44.01 in the Mornington Peninsula Planning Scheme to change certain standard exemptions for buildings and works; makes minor changes to Clause 56.06, 64.03 and 74.

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VC70 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/may/vc70 14/05/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/may/vc70 Description Amends Clause 52.38 to: reinstate planning scheme exemptions for bushfire recovery until 31 March 2011; extend the time by which uses must be bought into compliance with the planning scheme until 31 March 2012; and to clarify its purpose and operation.

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VC65 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/january/vc65 22/01/2010 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2010/january/vc65 Description Amends Clause 52.43 – Interim Measures for Bushfire Protection to clarify that the permit exemptions for vegetation removal apply to existing and not proposed buildings. The amended provision further clarifies that an existing building specifically refers to an existing building constructed before the operation of Clause 52.43 (10 September 2009) or is an existing building constructed after that date, but approved by a planning permit or building permit before the operation of Clause 52.43.

In operation from: 22/01/2010

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VC64 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/december/vc64 23/12/2009 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/december/vc64 Description Amends Clause 52.27 – Licensed Premises to remove the requirement for a permit where the change in a liquor licence is solely as a result of the changes to the licence categories to be introduced on 1 January 2010.

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VC58 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/october/vc58 01/10/2009 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/october/vc58 Description Amends Clause 56.05-2 Residential subdivision, Public open space to include reference to the Precinct Structure Plan Guidelines and amends the objectives and standards of Clause 56.05-2. The amendment includes new and amended public open space objectives, distribution and standards, for active open space, local parks, open space links and linear parks.

In operation from: 01/10/2009

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VC60 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/september/vc60 21/09/2009 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/september/vc60 Description Amends Clause 15.14 to provide an overarching renewable energy statement, Clause 74 and 75 to include a new land use term and group for renewable energy facility, Clause 35.06 (RCZ), 35.07 (FZ) and 36.03 (PCRZ) to include a renewable energy facility as a permit required use. Introduces a new particular provision Clause 52.42 – Renewable energy facility. Amends Clause 15 and 81 to update the Policy and Planning Guidelines for Development of Wind Energy Facilities in Victoria to the 2009 guidelines. Amends Clause 52.32 Wind Energy Facility and the reference to wind energy facilities in the schedule to Clause 61.01 to be consistent with the new guidelines. Amends the definition of anemometers in Clause 72 and Wind Energy Facility in Clause 74. Amends Clause 62.02 to make the installation of solar energy systems exempt from a permit. Amends Clause 12.05 to include a new maritime precinct policy, including two new reference documents. Amends Clause 15, 44.03 (FO) and 44.04 (LSIO) to include reference, purposes and decision guidelines regarding river health strategies and regional wetland plans. Amends Clause 16, 17 and 81.01 to include reference to the new Victorian Code for Broiler Farms 2009, amends Clause 52.31, 66.05 and 74 to reference the new code and introduce new notice requirements and update the definition for broiler farms. Amends Clause 52.17 (Native vegetation) regarding existing buildings and works in the Farming Zone and Rural Activity Zone to clarify that the extent of permit exemptions. Amends Clause 64 to allow a permit application to be made for the subdivision of land in more than one zone. Amends the permit exemptions in Clause 62.02-2 to include cat cages and other domestic animal enclosures. Amendment VC60 Introduces a number of administrative changes amending: 52.13, 56.06, 66.03, 66.02-9, 37.07, 43.04, 52.19, 34.01 to correct wording discrepancies, clarify the provisions or remove unnecessary requirements.

In operation from: 21/09/2009

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VC59 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/september/vc59 17/09/2009 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/september/vc59 Description Introduces the Activity Centre Zone into the Victoria Planning Provisions and Manningham Planning Scheme for the Doncaster Hill Activity Centre.

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VC61 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/september/vc61 10/09/2009 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/september/vc61 Description Introduces a new particular provision, Clause 52.43 - Interim measures for bushfire protection, providing an exemption from planning scheme and planning permit requirements for the removal, destruction of lopping of vegetation for bushfire protection. Amends the schedule to Clause 53 of the Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme to exempt the removal, destruction or lopping of vegetation to which Clause 52.43 applies.

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VC56 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/may/vc56 22/05/2009 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/may/vc56 Description Introduces a new particular provision, Clause 52.40 - Government Funded Education Facilities, providing a permit exemption for specified government funded buildings and works. Amends the Schedule to Clause 61.01 to establish the Minister for Planning as the responsible authority for approving matters to be done to the satisfaction under Clause 52.40. Amends the schedule of Clause 53 or the Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme to clarify the permit exemptions of Clause 52.40. Introduces a new particular provision, Clause 52.41 - Government Funded Social Housing providing an exemption from notice, decision and review rights for specified government funded accommodation. Amends the schedule to Clause 61.01 to establish the Minister for Planning as the responsible authority under Clause 52.41. Corrects the general provisions, Clause 62.02-2 to clarify the permit exemption applies to furniture and works normally associated with an education centre.

In operation from: 22/05/2009

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VC57 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/may/vc57 14/05/2009 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/may/vc57 Description Introduces a new particular provision, Clause 52.39 - 2009 Bushfire - replacement buildings providing a permit exemption for specified uses and buildings and works that were damaged or destroyed by bushfire in 2009. Amends the schedule to Clause 53 of the Yarra Ranges Planning Scheme to exempt buildings and works to which Clause 52.39 applies.

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VC54 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/march/vc54 12/03/2009 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/march/vc54 Description Amends Clause 44.06-1 of the Wildfire Management Overlay to make rebuilding a dwelling damaged or destroyed by the 2009 bushfires exempt from the requirement for a permit if it is sited in the same location on the land.

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VC53 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/february/vc53 23/02/2009 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2009/february/vc53 Description Introduces a new particular provision, Clause 52.38 - 2009 Bushfire Recovery and amends Clause 62.02-1 to include a permit exemption for buildings and works carried out by or on behalf of a municipality with an estimated cost of $1,000,000 or less.

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VC52 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/december/vc52 18/12/2008 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/december/vc52 Description Amends the coastal areas policies in Clause 15.08 of the SPPF to give effect to the land use and development strategies of the Victorian Coastal Strategy 2008.

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VC50 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/december/vc50 15/12/2008 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/december/vc50 Description Introduces new provisions for residential aged care facilities in Clause 16, the residential zones and in Clauses 74 and 75; makes certain minor buildings and works associated with an Education centre exempt from the requirement for a planning permit in Clause 62.02; makes corrections and clarifications to the native vegetation provisions; specifies advertising sign requirements for situations where the PUZ4 and RDZ abut each other; introduces new dry stone wall provisions in Clause 52.37 together with decision guidelines for post boxes and dry stone walls and inserts the schedule to Clause 52.37 in all planning schemes and specifies a permit requirement for dry stone walls in 12 planning schemes.

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VC49 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/september/vc49 15/09/2008 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/september/vc49 Description Exempts further ‘minor matters’ from requiring a planning permit to streamline Victoria’s planning system and improve the workability of provisions; refines referral requirements for Director of Public Transport, Country Fire Authority and VicRoads; introduces new referral requirements under the UGZ for the City of Greater Geelong; Clarifies the notice provisions under the MAEO; introduces the Public Transport Guidelines for Land Use and Development as a reference document; changes the advertising sign provisions under Clause 52.05, including new decision guidelines and application requirements; provides a final extension of time to 31 December 2008 for lodgement of applications for existing Major promotion signs allowed under the continuance provision in Clause 52.05-5; changes the UGZ Part A advertising sign controls from Category 4 to Category 3; introduces new exemptions under the Clause 52.17 native vegetation provisions to improve their operation; introduces a new particular provision for native vegetation precinct plans in Clause 52.16; and makes other administrative changes, updates and corrections to the VPP.

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VC48 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/june/vc48 10/06/2008 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/june/vc48 Description Introduces the Urban Growth Zone (UGZ) and accompanying schedule at 37.07 to the VPP and applies the UGZ to five planning schemes (Cardinia, Casey, Hume, Melton & Wyndham); amends reference to Precinct Structure Plans in Clauses 12 and 14 and amends Clause 66.03 to include a referral requirement in the new UGZ.

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VC47 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/march/vc47 17/03/2008 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/march/vc47 Description Translates provisions from the Melbourne Docklands Area Planning Provisions, September 2006 into Clause 37.05; amends Clause 43.04 to allow for an exemption from notice, decision and review requirements to be specified in the schedule to the overlay and applies the exemption to DPO Schedule 1 to the Port Phillip Planning Scheme; introduces new purpose statements and decision guidelines to Clause 52.27 to address cumulative impact; and includes a permit exemption in Clause 62 for the collection, sampling or testing of soil or water for the purpose of investigation.

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VC46 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/february/vc46 04/02/2008 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2008/february/vc46 Description Introduces an exemption in Clauses 42.01, 42.02, 42.03, 44.01, 44.02 and 52.17 for the removal of native vegetation to construct strategic fuelbreaks of up to 40 metres width for wildfire protection.

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V6 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2007/december/v6 06/12/2007 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2007/december/v6 Description Deletes Clause 35.01 (Rural Zone) and Clause 35.02 (Environmental Rural Zone) from the VPP.

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VC45 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2007/september/vc45 17/09/2007 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2007/september/vc45 Description Amends Clauses 12, 15, 17, 19, 35.04, 35.05, 43.01, 52.09, 52.17, 52.18, 52.32 & 57 to give effect to the operation of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006; amends the schedule to Clause 61.01 to refer to Division 1A of Part 4 of the Act; deletes reference to ‘local provisions page header’ in Clause 61.03; updates reference to the Development Contribution Guidelines in Clause 18.12; corrects reference to the Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation in Clause 52.28; includes the document relating to Rail Infrastructure Projects in Clause 81.01 of the Ballarat, Greater Geelong and Wyndham planning schemes; updates reference to the amended Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 in Clauses 17, 42.01, 42.02, 42.03, 44.01, 44.02, 52.08, 52.17 and 66.02; updates list of reference documents relating to soil contamination under Clause 15.06; amends the definition for Restricted retail premises in Clause 74; introduces a new purpose in the Rural Activity Zone, which provides for a specific purpose to be included in a schedule to the zone and amends the schedules in the Mansfield & Bass Coast Planning Schemes to include new purpose statements; amends Clause 52.04 (satellite dish) to include reference to the R3Z; amends Clauses 17.07, 52.18 & 81.01 to reflect the updated Timber Code; makes Veterinary centre a Section 2 use in the Farming Zone; includes new provisions for electronic billboard signage to Clause 52.05, including making VicRoads a referral authority under Clause 66.03 and a new definition in Clause 73; extending the expiry date for major promotion signage from 18/09/07 to 18/09/08 under Clause 52.05; and makes other administrative changes, other minor updates and corrections to the VPP and planning schemes.

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VC30 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2007/may/vc30 14/05/2007 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2007/may/vc30 Description Introduces the Melbourne Airport Environs Overlay (MAEO); amends Clause 18 to update reference to the Australian Noise Exposure Forecast (ANEF) and relevant reference documents; removes the referral requirements under the Schedule to Clause 45.02 and provides in Clause 66.05 for notice of permit applications to be given to the airport lessee of Melbourne airport.

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VC44 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/november/vc44 14/11/2006 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/november/vc44 Description Introduces additional exemptions in Clause 52.17 for the removal of native vegetation near buildings used for Accommodation to manage risks to life and property from wildfire.

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VC43 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/october/vc43 31/10/2006 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/october/vc43 Description Introduces provisions for the further protection of green wedges in Clauses 35.04, 35.05 and 35.06; and clarifies the term ‘in conjunction with’ in Clause 64. Amends SPPF Clauses 12 and 16 to introduce state-wide affordable housing policies and makes other administrative corrections to the VPP and various planning schemes.

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VC39 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/october/vc39 18/10/2006 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/october/vc39 Description Amends the provisions relating to gaming in clauses 19.02, 52.28 and 72 to implement Government policy and to accord with the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.

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VC42 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/october/vc42 09/10/2006 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/october/vc42 Description Introduces the Sustainable Neighbourhoods Provisions for residential subdivision, including changes to Clauses 19, 55.03 and 56 to 56.09; Introduces new transitional arrangements for subdivision at Clause 56.10; modifies subdivision application requirements in the residential zones; applies Clause 56 provisions as subdivision application requirements to the Comprehensive Development Zone, Priority Development Zone, Incorporated Plan Overlay and Development Plan Overlay; Amend the coastal areas policies in Clause 15.08 to give effect to the land use and development strategies of the Victorian Coastal Strategy 2002; Makes changes to the VPP to provide for geothermal energy extraction in Clauses 35.06, 35.07, 35.08, 42.01, 42.02, 42.03, 44.01, 44.02, 52.08, 52.17, 62, 66, 74 and 75; Amends Clause 52.29 to introduce a decision guideline for road network safety and efficiency regarding access to adjoining properties to respond to the Road Management Act 2004; Introduces a new Particular Provision - Clause 52.36 that includes the Director of Public Transport as a referral authority; and Makes other administrative changes, updates and corrections to the VPP.

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VC41 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/september/vc41 01/09/2006 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/september/vc41 Description Amends the metropolitan growth areas strategies in Clause 12 of the SPPF by introducing the Growth Area Framework Plans as an incorporated document.

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VC40 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/august/vc40 30/08/2006 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/august/vc40 Description Makes changes to the Clauses 32.01, 32.02, 32.04, 32.05, 32.06, 34.01, 34.02, 34.03, 34.04, 34.05, 43.01, 44.02, 62, and 72 to exempt various minor works from requiring a planning permit.

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VC38 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/march/vc38 16/03/2006 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/march/vc38 Description Makes changes to Clauses 15.09, 52.17, 66.02 and 72 to provide for a new approach to native vegetation management.

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VC37 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/january/vc37 19/01/2006 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2006/january/vc37 Description Amends the format of the Victoria Planning Provisions and all planning schemes to facilitate the ZAPP electronic amendment administration system.

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VC36 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2005/december/vc36 22/12/2005 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2005/december/vc36 Description Amends Clause 62 to provide exemption from planning scheme requirements for events on public land.

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VC35 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2005/december/vc35 15/12/2005 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2005/december/vc35 Description Includes a reference to the Planning Guidelines for Land Based Aquaculture in Victoria in Clause 17; makes Education centre a prohibited use in green wedge areas; includes Emergency services facility as a Section 2 use in Clauses 35.06 and 35.07; makes Business identification signs permissible for private land owners in Clause 45.07; removes the need to consider operational guidelines in Clause 52.17; amends the re-subdivision requirements in Clause 57.01-2; introduces an “Emergency services facility” definition.

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VC34 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2005/september/vc34 22/09/2005 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2005/september/vc34 Description Introduces a new Clause 12 with consequential changes to other clauses in the SPPF, including Clauses 14, 15, 17, 18 & 19; includes reference to Alpine Resorts 2020 Strategy in Clause 15.13 and Activity Centre Design Guidelines and Safer Design Guidelines in Clause 19.03-3; amends subdivision requirements in Clauses 35.04, 35.05, 35.06; makes changes to provisions in Clause 35.06 and Clause 57.01 regarding Wind energy facilities; amends advertising sign controls along railway corridors in Clause 36.01-7; amends Clauses 43.05-3, 55 & 56 to refer to the Residential 3 Zone; amends Clause 44.05 to broaden the range of minor buildings and works that do not require a permit; amends Clauses 44.01, 44.02, 44.03, 44.04, 44.05, 45.01, 45.02 and 45.05 to introduce exemptions from notice and review for permit applications; Clarifies requirements for extractive industry and private tennis courts in Clauses 52.09, 52.21 and 66.05; introduces definition for Metropolitan Melbourne in Clause 72; introduces a “Tramway” definition and deletes reference to “lightrail”; introduces a new incorporated document, Activity Centres and Principal Public Transport Network Plan, 2003 in Clause 81.

In operation from: 22/09/2005

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VC33 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2005/september/vc33 01/09/2005 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2005/september/vc33 Description Removes the requirement for a Clause 54 assessment for Heritage Overlay applications in a residential zone.

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VC32 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/december/vc32 23/12/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/december/vc32 Description Makes changes to Clause 15.08 of the SPPF to refer to the land use and development polices expressed in the Great Ocean Road Region – A Land Use and Transport Strategy.

In operation from: 23/12/2004

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VC31 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/november/vc31 25/11/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/november/vc31 Description Introduces a new Residential 3 Zone; introduces a new Particular provision and amends Clause 19 to require an urban context report and design response for residential development of four (4) or more storeys; includes a reference to Design Guidelines for Higher Density Residential Development in Clause 19; and amends the ResCode provisions at Clauses 54.03-2 and 55.03-2 to give effect to residential height provisions.

In operation from: 25/11/2004

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VC29 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/november/vc29 04/11/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/november/vc29 Description Makes a change to Clause 52.17 to clarify that the exemption from the need for a planning permit for the removal, destruction or lopping of native vegetation for farm structures does not include the establishment or operation of a central pivot irrigation system.

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VC28 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/october/vc28 06/10/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/october/vc28 Description Introduces a Particular provision, Clause 52.34, for Bicycle facilities.

In operation from: 06/10/2004

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VC27 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/september/vc27 09/09/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/september/vc27 Description Establishes all referral and notice requirements in Clause 66 and schedules to Clause 66.

In operation from: 09/09/2004

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V5 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/september/v5 03/09/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/september/v5 Description Introduces the Priority Development Zone.

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VC26 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/august/vc26 26/08/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/august/vc26 Description Makes changes to the SPPF to implement recommendations of the Live Music Task Force; removes anomalies that allow dwellings to be constructed or extended on common property and existing dwellings to be internally altered and converted to multiple dwellings without permits; updates references to current transport legislation; makes corrections to the Advertising sign provisions; amends the list of incorporated documents to refer to updated documents; restructures the list of incorporated documents in Clause 81 and the Schedule to Clause 81.

In operation from: 26/08/2004

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VC25 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/july/vc25 01/07/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/july/vc25 Description Removes reference to 4 Star energy rating in Standard B10, Clause 55.03-5 to ensure consistency between the VPP and the 5 Star energy rating in the Building Regulations.

In operation from: 01/07/2004

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VC24 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/june/vc24 11/06/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/june/vc24 Description Introduces the Farming Zone and Rural Activity Zone in the VPP and amends Clause 17.05 in the SPPF, the Low Density Residential Zone and the Rural Living Zone.

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VC23 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/may/vc23 19/05/2004 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2004/may/vc23 Description Introduces the Green Wedge A Zone and amends the Green Wedge Zone and Rural Conservation Zone in the VPP and applies those zones, where appropriate, to Metropolitan green wedge land in 16 planning schemes; and amends Clause 57 in the VPP and 17 planning schemes.

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VC20 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/december/vc20 11/12/2003 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/december/vc20 Description Makes changes to Clause 45.07 – City Link Project Overlay and updates the incorporated document within Clause 81.

In operation from: 11/12/2003

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VC22 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/november/vc22 24/11/2003 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/november/vc22 Description Introduces the Green Wedge Zone and the Rural Conservation Zone in the VPP and amends Clause 57 of 17 planning schemes.

In operation from: 24/11/2003

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VC21 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/october/vc21 09/10/2003 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/october/vc21 Description Corrects Clause 52.05-9 to restore provisions relating to High-wall signs deleted in Amendment VC19.

In operation from: 09/10/2003

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VC19 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/july/vc19 24/07/2003 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/july/vc19 Description Makes changes to the SPPF and various Overlays and Particular provisions relating to Government policies and strategies on native vegetation management, coastal planning and management, highway management and Development Contributions Plans; introduces a Particular provision for satellite dishes; makes high rise residential development in residential zones subject to car parking requirements in Clause 52.06; provides permit exemptions for direction signs to emergency facilities at hospitals and buildings and works associated with a Dependent person’s unit; clarifies that permit exemption for subdivision applies to an authority acquiring land rather than generally to an acquiring authority; amends the definition of Shop to clarify that it includes the sale of bread and other products baked on the premises; updates references to Ministers, Government departments and agencies; updates references to legislation and incorporated documents; and makes various formatting and typographical corrections.

In operation from: 24/07/2003

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VC18 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/june/vc18 13/06/2003 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2003/june/vc18 Description Introduces Core Planning Provisions for Metropolitan green wedge land in Clause 57 of the Particular provisions.

In operation from: 13/06/2003

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VC17 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2002/december/vc17 24/12/2002 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2002/december/vc17 Description Provides permit exemption in the Public Acquisition Overlay for proposals that are consistent with the purpose for which the land was or is to be acquired; and provides permit exemptions and introduces an incorporated document for 3 Rail Infrastructure Projects (Rail Gauge Standardisation Project, Regional Fast Rail Project and Fibre Optic Project) in 23 planning schemes.

In operation from: 24/12/2002

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VC15 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2002/october/vc15 31/10/2002 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2002/october/vc15 Description Updates reference to tourism guidelines in SPPF; clarifies the nature of “school” in the SPPF and Clause 56.07 and in conditions opposite various uses in the industrial and business zones; introduces a new Particular provision and Land use term for Shipping container storage; includes Shipping container storage in the Table of uses in the Industrial 1, Business 3 and Business 4 Zones; exempts outdoor swimming pools associated with dwellings from permit requirements in the Design and Development Overlay and Neighbourhood Character Overlay; exempts removal of native vegetation from permit requirements in the Heritage Overlay and Public Acquisition Overlay if it presents an immediate risk of injury or damage; amends Clause 52.01 to establish consistency with the Subdivision Act 1988 and to clarify the Class 1 exemption for subdivision of residential buildings; extends the expiry date in Clause 52.04-3 for transitional arrangements for residential development; amends Standard C21 in Clause 56.06-4 to facilitate the use of building envelopes on lots in new subdivisions; amends definitions of Wall height, Materials recycling and Store; and makes minor format changes.

In operation from: 31/10/2002

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VC16 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2002/october/vc16 08/10/2002 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2002/october/vc16 Description Restructures Clauses 11, 12 and 13 of the State Planning Policy Framework and amends zone maps of 17 Melbourne metropolitan fringe planning schemes to introduce an Urban Growth Boundary and a legend designation for land outside the Urban Growth Boundary; introduces a renewable energy policy in Clause 15 of the SPPF; introduces a new Particular provision and Land use term for Wind energy facility; includes Wind energy facility in the Table of uses in the Public Conservation and Resource Zone; includes a temporary anemometer in the list of buildings and works not requiring a permit; makes the Minister for Planning the responsible authority in planning schemes for considering Wind energy facilities with a capacity greater than 30 megawatts; and introduces Policy and Planning Guidelines for Development of Wind Energy Facilities in Victoria, 2002 as an incorporated document in planning schemes; amends Clause 18 of the SPPF to require the design of transport routes to provide for grade separation at railways.

In operation from: 08/10/2002

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VC14 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2001/november/vc14 22/11/2001 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2001/november/vc14 Description Makes corrections to the Residential 1 Zone, Clause 54.04 and Clause 55.04.

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VC13 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2001/september/vc13 27/09/2001 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2001/september/vc13 Description Introduces Victorian Code for Broiler Farms as an incorporated document; amends the SPPF and the Rural Zone and introduces a new Particular provision and definition relating to broiler farm; amends the Advertising signs provisions relating to major promotion signs, business logos and street numbers; includes domestic rainwater tanks as exempt buildings and works except in the Heritage Overlay; updates references in the Environmental Audit Overlay to amended sections of the Environment Protection Act 1970, following amendments to that Act; makes corrections to the Residential 1 Zone and Business 1 Zone; and updates the User Guide.

In operation from: 27/09/2001

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VC12 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2001/august/vc12 24/08/2001 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2001/august/vc12 Description Makes changes to the SPPF, LPPF, Zones, Overlays, Particular Provisions, Definitions and list of Incorporated documents based on the general review of residential development provisions and the recommendations of the ResCode Advisory Committee. The changes include the introduction of schedules to four residential zones, a Neighbourhood Character Overlay, new residential development provisions in Clauses 54, 55 and 56 for dwellings and subdivision, and transitional arrangements for subdivision, medium-density housing and residential buildings. Corrects an inconsistency between Amendment S74 and the VPP in relation to public open space contributions in subdivision. Clarifies the definition of Trade supplies.

In operation from: 24/08/2001

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VC11 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2001/march/vc11 29/03/2001 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2001/march/vc11 Description Introduces ability to require permits for outbuildings larger than a specified size in the Low Density Residential Zone; introduces ability to require permits for restaurants in specified areas in the Business 1 Zone; provides more flexibility in the purpose of the Specific Sites and Exclusions provisions; simplifies the operation of the Advertising Signs provisions; reorganises and clarifies the Car Parking provisions; corrects the referral provisions in Clause 66 relating to construction of building or works on land within 60 metres of a major electricity transmission line; introduces a new definition of Retirement village; and makes various formatting and typographical corrections.

In operation from: 29/03/2001

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VC10 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2000/december/vc10 14/12/2000 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2000/december/vc10 Description Makes changes to the Table of uses in the Public Conservation and Resource Zone relating to Utility installation and makes typographical corrections.

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VC8 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2000/august/vc8 17/08/2000 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2000/august/vc8 Description Makes changes to the SPPF in relation to biodiversity; introduces an operations clause for the LPPF; amends the rural zones in relation to the construction of outbuildings; amends the residential and rural zones to accommodate the keeping of pet racing dogs; amends the flooding zones and overlays to require the incorporation of local floodplain development plans; amends subdivision and dwelling provisions in the Restructure Overlay; amends clause 52.01 to clarify its relationship with the Subdivision Act 1988; amends clause 52.03 to enable the schedule to prohibit a use or development on specific sites; makes formatting and other changes arising from panel reports and operational experience.

In operation from: 17/08/2000

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VC9 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2000/may/vc9 25/05/2000 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/2000/may/vc9 Description Makes changes to the Settlement and Housing policies in the State Planning Policy Framework to recognise neighbourhood character.

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VC7 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1999/august/vc7 16/08/1999 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1999/august/vc7 Description Makes changes to the SPPF relating to Melbourne Airport and brothels; clarifies that land identified in a schedule to the Public Park and Recreation Zone or the Public Conservation and Resource Zone may be used and developed in accordance with the schedule or the specific controls contained in an incorporated document corresponding to the land; introduces a new State Resources Overlay; amends the Airport Environs Overlay to establish the lessee of Melbourne Airport in decision guidelines and as a referral authority; extends the expiry date of major promotion signs displayed in accordance with a permit granted between 19 September 1993, and 18 September 1997; amends definitions in accordance with changes to the Prostitution Control Act 1994.

In operation from: 16/08/1999

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VC5 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1999/march/vc5 25/03/1999 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1999/march/vc5 Description Introduces A Code of Practice for Telecommunications Facilities in Victoria, and updates Code of Practice – Private Tennis Court Development as incorporated documents, amends the gaming provisions to provide for lists of strip shopping centres where gaming is prohibited, recognises existing use rights of privatised utility service providers, defines “Railway station”, provides for vegetation removal if the vegetation has been planted for pasture or other crops, formatting and other changes arising from panel reports and operational experience.

In operation from: 25/03/1999

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VC6 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/december/vc6 17/12/1998 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/december/vc6 Description Extends the expiry date of provisions for interim telecommunications facilities to 31 March 1999.

In operation from: 17/12/1998

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VC4 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/october/vc4 08/10/1998 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/october/vc4 Description Changes the Bed and breakfast provisions in accordance with the recommendations of the Tourism Industry Regulatory Reform Task Force.

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VC3 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/september/vc3 24/09/1998 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/september/vc3 Description Extends the expiry date of provisions for interim telecommunications facilities to 31 December 1998.

In operation from: 24/09/1998

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V2 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/july/v2 23/07/1998 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/july/v2 Description Establishes consistency between the City Link Project Overlay and State section amendments.

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VC2 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/july/vc2 09/07/1998 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/july/vc2 Description Various changes reflecting state section amendments and recommendations of Panels and Advisory Committees.

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VC1 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/march/vc1 26/03/1998 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1998/march/vc1 Description Extends the expiry date of provisions for interim telecommunications facilities to 30 September 1998.

In operation from: 26/03/1998

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V4 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1997/november/v4 01/11/1997 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1997/november/v4 Description Introduces an Alpine area policy in the State Planning Policy Framework.

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V3 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1997/october/v3 17/10/1997 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1997/october/v3 Description Substitutes a new and updated version of the Victoria Planning Provisions arising from a general review incorporating recommendations of Ministerial Advisory Committees.

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V1 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1997/july/v1 24/07/1997 http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/updates-and-amendments/amendments/1997/july/v1 Description Introduces the Capital City Zone and the Docklands Zone.

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