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Amendment C073 & Planning Permit PA072/2013 – Supermarket in Castlemaine

Planning Scheme Amendment C073 is a combined planning scheme amendment and planning permit for the development of a supermarket in Castlemaine.

The land included in the amendment and permit application is 98 Forest Street, 2 Urquhart Street, 2A Urquhart Street, and 2 Duke Street Castlemaine.

What the amendment does (Amendment C073)

The amendment rezoned land from Public Use Zone - Service and Utility (PUZ1) and General Residential Zone 1 to the Commercial 1 Zone (C1Z).

The amendment also applied the Design and Development Overlay (DDO) Schedule 15. The DDO has been developed specifically for this site as it is at the gateway to central Castlemaine.

What the planning permit is for (PA072/2013)

The permit allows for the construction of supermarket and associated car parking.

The developer has not advised which supermarket brand will occupy the building. A separate planning application will be made for signage in due course.

Current status

The Minister for Planning approved Amendment C073 to the Mount Alexander Planning Scheme. The Amendment came into operation on 19 April 2018 when the Amendment C073 notice was published in the Government Gazette. Planning Permit PA072/2013 was issued on 24 April 2018. The permit requires amended plans to be submitted for approval prior to commencement of construction.

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