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).

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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.

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Planning Scheme Update — C220glen

Amendment C220 is a broad amendment that rewrites and restructures the Glen Eira Planning in response to Amendment VC148. Amendment C220 proposes changes to the Glen Eira Planning Scheme in two areas. These include a revision of the local policies in the Scheme. 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 will be considered at an upcoming Council meeting.

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113 Balaclava Road, Caulfield North combined Amendment and Permit Application — C233glen

At the Council meeting held on 28 June 2022, it considered submissions received to the amendment. Pursuant to Section 23(1)(c) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987, it resolved to abandon the amendment on the following grounds:

In its capacity as the planning authority, considers that owners of land benefited by the restriction may suffer detriment (including any perceived detriment) as a consequence of the variation of the restriction.

The minutes of this meeting are available on the Council website Council Meeting, Tuesday 28 June 2022 

This means that the combined planning permit application and planning scheme amendment has been refused and the process will not continue any further.

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

This amendment proposes to introduce a new Schedule 11 to the Design and Development Overlay to implement the built form recommendations of the Caulfield South Neighbourhood Activity Centre Built Form Framework.

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

This amendment proposes to introduce a new Schedule 12 to the Design and Development Overlay to implement the built form recommendations of the Caulfield Park Neighbourhood Activity Centre Built Form Framework.

Get more information about Amendment C243