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Amendment C085 - Proposed rezoning of Diamond Gully Southern Residential Greenfields Area

Amendment C085 proposes to rezone the Diamond Gully Southern Residential Greenfields Area to General Residential Zone (GRZ1) and to apply a Development Plan Overlay (DPO11).

Background to amendment

The Diamond Gully Structure Plan (DGSP) was adopted by Council at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 12 July 2016 as part of Amendment C056 to the Mount Alexander Planning Scheme.

Amendment C056 was approved by the Minister for Planning on 13 July 2017. This amendment implemented some of the recommendations of the DGSP and included the DGSP and the Castlemaine Landfill Odour and Buffer Assessment, May 2016 as reference documents in the planning scheme. Amendment C085 is the next stage of planning for DGSP area.

What the amendment does

The Amendment rezones the identified land in Diamond Gully from Rural Living Zone (RLZ) and Township Zone (TZ) to the General Residential Zone, Schedule 1 (GRZ1).

The amendment also introduces a Development Plan Overlay (Schedule 11) to the rezoned land, which sets out the requirements for development to be consistent with the Diamond Gully Structure Plan, 2016.

More information

The amendment documentation is available for public inspection, free of charge, during office hours at the following places:

• Mount Alexander Shire Council, Civic Centre, 27 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine
Planning Scheme Amendments Online.

For more details on the Planning Scheme and Amendment C085, please contact the Strategic Planning team on (03) 5471 1700 or email info@mountalexander.vic.gov.au.

Reference document

Diamond Gully Structure Plan (PDF, 2MB)

Additional information

Amendment C085 Information Brochure (PDF, 400KB)

What happens next?

Council resolved to adopt the amendment at the June 26 2018 meeting. The amendment has been submitted to the Minister for Planning for approval.

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