Current planning scheme amendments

These amendments are currently being completed by Glen Eira City Council.

Heritage Elsternwick, Carnegie and Bentleigh Amendment — C204glen

The Amendment proposes to implement some of the recommendations of the Glen Eira Heritage Review of Elsternwick Structure Plan Area 2019 Stage 2 Report (adopted 1 February 2022) by applying the Heritage Overlay to two proposed heritage precincts and twelve proposed individual heritage places in Elsternwick. The Amendment also proposes to include the proposed Glenhuntly Tram Terminus Estate Shops Heritage Precinct within the Heritage Overlay (HO159), amends existing HO72 by removing non-contributory properties and removes two properties from Heritage Overlay (HO69).

Get more information about the Amendment

Public Open Space Amendment — C218glen

Planning Scheme Amendment C218glen proposes to increase the public open space contribution rate to 8.3 per cent to expand Glen Eira’s public open space network and improve existing open space.

The amendment proposes to amend the Glen Eira Planning Scheme by:

  • Increasing the public open space contribution rate from 5.7 per cent to 8.3 per cent.
  • Replacing the existing Public Open Space Contribution Policy with a new policy.
  • Incorporating the following documents into the Planning Scheme:
  • City of Glen Eira Open Space Strategy Refresh 2020 (adopted 9 June 2020)
  • City of Glen Eira Open Space Strategy Refresh Update of the Public Open Space Contributions Program (2 November 2020).

A Planning Panel Hearing was held on 23 and 24 May 2022.

The Panel Report has now been received and can be viewed by clicking the link below.

The Amendment will be considered at an upcoming Council meeting.

View the Panel Report

Get more information about the Amendment

 

Planning Scheme Update — C220glen

Amendment C220 proposes changes to the Glen Eira Planning Scheme in two areas. These include a revision of the local policies in the Scheme, to reflect strategies recently endorsed by Council including the Open Space Strategy (Refresh), Integrated Transport Strategy, City Plan, Parking Policy and Environmental Sustainability Strategy, now replaced by our Climate Emergency Response Strategy. The revision aims to ensure that local policies are up-to-date.

Amendment C220 also proposes changes to the structure of the Scheme, amending how information is set out. This formatting change reflects reforms introduced through the State Government's Smart Planning program that aim to ensure all planning schemes are clearer and easier for everyone to understand.

A Planning Panel Hearing was held on 15 May 2022.

The Panel Report has now been received and can be viewed below:

The Amendment was considered at the 9 August 2022 ordinary Council meeting and adopted. To view the agenda and minutes, visit the Ordinary Council Meeting Tuesday 9 August 2022 webpage.

The Amendment has been submitted to the Planning Minister for final consideration, and Council is awaiting an outcome.

Get more information about the Amendment

Caulfield South Neighbourhood Activity Centre Design and Development Overlay Amendment — C231glen

Amendment C231glen proposes to introduce a new Schedule 11 to the Design and Development Overlay (DDO11) into the Glen Eira Planning Scheme. This new schedule includes built form provisions to guide new development within the Caulfield South Neighbourhood Activity Centre, such as maximum building heights or setback requirements. DDO11 is underpinned by the Caulfield South Neighbourhood Activity Centre Built Form Framework (the Framework), which provides the strategic justification for the Amendment and the built form provisions it proposes to introduce. Amendment C231glen proposes to introduce the Framework into the Glen Eira Planning Scheme as a Background Document.

An independent planning Panel Hearing was held from 22 November until 24 November 2022.

The Panel Report has now been received and can be viewed below.

Amendment C231glen — Panel Report (PDF 1Mb)

Amendment C231glen will be considered by Council at the ordinary Council meeting on 8 February 2023.

Get more information about Amendment C231

Caulfield Park Neighbourhood Activity Centre Design and Development Overlay Amendment — C243glen

Amendment C243glen proposes to introduce a new Schedule 12 to the Design and Development Overlay (DDO12) into the Glen Eira Planning Scheme. This new schedule includes built form provisions to guide new development within the Caulfield Park Neighbourhood Activity Centre, such as maximum building heights or setback requirements. DDO12 is underpinned by the Caulfield Park Neighbourhood Activity Centre Built Form Framework (the Framework), which provides the strategic justification for the Amendment and the built form provisions it proposes to introduce. Amendment C243glen proposes to introduce the Framework into the Glen Eira Planning Scheme as a Background Document.

An independent planning Panel Hearing was held on 12 December 2022.

Amendment C243glen — Panel Report (PDF 776Kb)

Amendment C243glen will be considered by Council at the ordinary Council Meeting on 28 February 2023.

Get more information about Amendment C243