Amendment C220 to the Yarra Planning Scheme

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Planning and Environment Act 1987
Notice of the preparation of an amendment
Amendment C220

The Yarra City Council has prepared Amendment C220 to the Yarra Planning Scheme.

The land affected by the Amendment is generally the land fronting Johnston Street (in Collingwood and Abbotsford) and properties fronting Sackville Street between Wellington Street and Hoddle Street (on the southern side). A map illustrating the subject land is found in the Explanatory Report.

The Amendment proposes rezoning properties within the Commercial 2 Zone (and General Residential Zone) to the Commercial 1 Zone; applying a Design and Development Overlay; introducing a new MSS section and policy at Clause 21.12; applying a new Heritage Overlay precinct; and applying the Environmental Audit Overlay to sites being rezoned from the Commercial 2 Zone.

You may inspect the amendment, any documents that support the amendment and the explanatory report about the amendment, free of charge, at the following locations:

City of Yarra
Richmond Town Hall
333 Bridge Road, Richmond

City of Yarra
Collingwood Town Hall
140 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford

at the Yarra City Council website:

at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website:

Any person who may be affected by the amendment may make a submission to the planning authority about the amendment. Submissions must be made in writing giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the amendment is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

Name and contact details of submitters are required for council to consider submissions and to notify such persons of the opportunity to attend council meetings and any public hearing held to consider submissions. The closing date for submissions is 18 December 2017. A submission must be sent to the Yarra City Council (preferably via the email address below):

Strategic Planning Unit, PO Box 168 Richmond, VIC 3181 or by email at: [email protected]

The planning authority must make a copy of every submission available at its office for any person to inspect free of charge for two months after the amendment comes into operation or lapses. The following panel hearing dates have been set for this amendment:

  • Directions hearing: Week of 9 April 2018
  • Panel hearing: Week of 14 May 2018
David Walmsley
Manager City Strategy


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