Amendment C188 – Mayfield Street

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The amendment was approved by the Minister for Planning and formed part of the Yarra Planning Scheme from 11 October 2018. 

The Minister for Planning made changes to the amendment when he approved the proposal submitted by Council. The Minister did not apply the Environmental Audit Overlay. He also made significant changes to the conditions in the Incorporated Document which has has been largely been re-written with conditions including requirements about an environmental audit.  It also requires a dwelling "must be in conjunction with a use on the lot for which a permit is not required in the Industrial 3 Zone, or a use authorised by a permit."

What land does this amendment apply to?

This amendment applies to land at 5-15 Mayfield Street, Abbotsford.

What did the amendment do?

This land is in an Industrial 3 zone that does not allow dwellings. Nevertheless, some of the units within the premises are used as dwellings which is prohibited under the zone.

The amendment allows this site to have dwellings. It would introduce an Incorporated Document into the Yarra Planning Scheme to include an exemption to allow for dwellings - subject to conditions.

The amendment also applies an Environmental Audit Overlay to the site. The overlay requires an environmental audit be completed before a residential land use or associated buildings and works commence.

Statutory documents

Gazetted document

The modified gazetted '5-15 Mayfield Street Abbotsford, Incorporated Document, October 2018'

Further information

For assistance and more information about the amendment, please contact Yarra City Council on 9205 5555 or



Sixth step in planning scheme amendment process