Public notice: Proposed Road Discontinuance on Cambridge Street, Collingwood

Wednesday 14 September 2022

Yarra City Council (Council), acting under clause 3 of schedule 10 to the Local Government Act 1989 (Act), proposes to discontinue the road at Cambridge Street, Collingwood, shown as Lot 1 on the plan below (Road), comprising part of the land remaining in Conveyance Book F No. 262.

The proposal is that Council discontinue the Road and retain the land comprising the Road for public open space purposes.

If Council makes a decision to discontinue the Road, it proposes to grant a pedestrian carriageway easement over that part of the Road shown marked ‘E-1’ on the plan below, in favour of the adjoining property known as 33 Peel Street, Collingwood, for a consideration of $1.

Any person may make a submission on the proposal. 

Any person wishing to make a submission in respect of the proposal must do so in writing by Friday 14 October 2022.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 and Council’s community engagement policy. Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, and can be hand delivered to Council's Municipal Office at 333 Bridge Road, Richmond or posted to the following address:

Sue Wilkinson, Chief Executive Officer

Yarra City Council - PO Box 168 , RICHMOND  VIC  3121 

Any person requesting to be heard in support of his or her submission is entitled to be heard before Council (or its committee established by Council for this purpose) or be represented by a person acting on his or her behalf, and will be notified of the time and date of the hearing. 

Following consideration of submissions, Council may resolve not to discontinue the Road, or to discontinue the Road and then transfer the Road to itself and grant the pedestrian carriageway easement.

For more information on the proposal, please contact Bill Graham on 03 9205 5270 or [email protected]

Sue Wilkinson - Chief Executive Officer, Yarra City Council






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