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Amendment C81 - Former Castlemaine Police Station Rezoning

Amendment C81 proposes to rezone land at 44-50 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine from Public Use Zone to Commercial 1 Zone, and to apply the Design and Development Overlay.

What the amendment will do

The amendment rezones land at 44-50 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine from the Public Use Zone (PUZ) to the Commercial 1 Zone (C1Z), which is consistent with the zoning of adjoining land and appropriate to the context of the land. The land is approximately 1958 square metres in size.

In addition to rezoning the land, the amendment will also apply a Design and Development Overlay (DDO).

The amendment will enable the land to be used and developed for a variety of uses appropriate to its location in the Castlemaine Commercial Centre. The rezoning supports Strategy 2.3, to encourage the re-use or improvement of under-utilised commercial sites in the Municipal Strategic Statement.

Current status

The amendment was adopted by Council on 22 November 2016, and forwarded to the Minister for Planning for approval on 23 November 2016.

For more information on the details of the amendment and to access relevant documentation visit Planning Scheme Amendments Online.

The final stage in the process is approval by the Minister for Planning. It is anticipated this will occur in February/March 2017.

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