Current projects

These projects help us and plan for the future. Find out more about how these projects manage growth and change in the City of Yarra. 

  • Housing Strategy

    The Housing Strategy provides certainty around where future housing will go and the expected nature of housing change in Yarra in the coming 15 years.

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  • Planning Scheme rewrite

    One of the ways we can prepare for growth is with a major rewrite of the planning scheme, which sets out how land can be used, developed and protected. 

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  • Activity Centre Planning

    We are introducing Design and Development Overlays into our planning scheme to control the heights and setbacks of future buildings.

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  • Spacial Economic and Employment Strategy

    The Spacial, Economic and Employment Strategy helps us better understand and capitalise on our diverse economic strengths and respond to future changes.

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  • Yarra River Corridor Strategy

    We are working with state government on permanent planning controls to ensure that future development will not encroach into the river corridor.

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  • Alphington Paper Mill

    This 16.5 hectare site in Alphington is being transformed into a new residential precinct with shops, offices, open spaces and community facilities.

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  • Liveable Yarra

    The Liveable Yarra project was an extensive community consultation which is helping to inform the rewrite of the Yarra Planning Scheme.

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  • Inner Melbourne Action Plan

    IMAP is a collaborative partnership between the Cities of Yarra, Melbourne, Port Phillip, Stonnington and Maribyrnong

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