Amendment C185

What does the amendment do?

The proposal is a a Section 96A application, which proposes:

  1. an amendment to rezone the land from the Commercial 2 Zone to a Commercial 1 Zone. The current zoning allows only commercial uses whereas a Commercial 1 zone allows a mix of residential and commercial uses. The amendment also proposes a new Design and Development Overlay (Schedule 14) and an Environmental Audit Overlay.
  2. a planning permit to be concurrently considered. The permit application is for the construction of two multi-level residential buildings which sit above a podium. The development would also contain a supermarket, retail shops, offices and a gym with a pool. There would be a reduction in the provision of car parking. Five per cent of the housing constructed on the site will be affordable housing.

What land is affected by the amendment?

The amendment applies to land at 462-482 Swan Street, Richmond.

Can I see the statutory documents that support the amendment?

The statutory documents supporting the amendment are listed below.

462482 Swan Street Section 96A Application

SwanStreet_FactSheet_S96A_July2016_V2

Yarra C185 Materials exhibition final

Yarra C185 001znMap09 Exhibition Final

Yarra C185 002ddoMap09 Exhibition Final

Yarra C185 003eaoMap09 Exhibition Final

Yarra C185 43_02 DDO14 Exhibition Final

Yarra C185 Acoustic Assessment exhibition final

Yarra C185 Draft Planning Permit 462482 Swan Street Richmond exhibition final

Yarra C185 Economic Assessment Report exhibition final

Yarra C185 Elevation Plans Pt 1 462482 Swan Street Preliminary Plans3 exhibition final

Yarra C185 Elevation Plans Pt 2 462482 Swan Street Preliminary Plans exhibition final

Yarra C185 Floor Plans Pt 3 462482 Swan Street Preliminary Plans2 exhibition final

Yarra C185 Explanatory Report Exhibition Final

Yarra C185 Floor Plans Pt 1 462482 Swan Street Preliminary Plans exhibition final

Yarra C185 Floor Plans Pt 2 462482 Swan Street Preliminary Plans2 exhibition final

Yarra C185 Instruction Sheet Exhibition Final

Yarra C185 Landscape Concept Plan 2 exhibition final

Yarra C185 Landscape Concept Plan Ground Floor Level 3 exhibition final

Yarra C185 Notice of Amendment Section96a Exhibition Final

Yarra C185 RFI floor sketch plan exhibition final

Yarra C185 section plans exhibition final

Yarra C185 shadow diagrams exhibition final

 Yarra C185 Site Plans 462482 Swan Street Preliminary Plans exhibition final

Yarra C185 Sustainability Management Plan exhibition final

Yarra C185 Swan Street Richmond Sustainability Plan exhibition final

Yarra C185 Traffic Impact Assessment Report exhibition final

Yarra C185 Traffic report additional exhibition final

Yarra C185 Waste Management Plan exhibition final 

Yarra C185 Wind Effect Statement exhibition final

How did we consult on this amendment?

A public information session on the proposed amendment and combined planning permit application was held on 3 August 2016.

We sought community feedback on the amendment and planning permit in July-August 2016.

Planning Panel

A Panel Hearing was held from of 23-25 November 2016.

The Panel Report was received in January 2017 and includes recommendations that are expected to be considered by Council at a Council Meeting in March 2017.

The Panel Report can be viewed here.

What has happened since the panel?

At its meeting of 7 March 2017, Council adopted the amendment and approved the planning permit with some of the changes recommended by the panel but retains a maximum building height of 42 metres (12 storeys).

The amendment is currently with the Minister for Planning for final approval.