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Public notice - 4 December 2018

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Planning and Environment Act 1987

Mount Alexander Planning Scheme
Notice of Approval of Amendment, Amendment C85

The Minister for Planning has approved Amendment C85 to the Mount Alexander Planning Scheme. The Amendment comes into operation on the date this notice is published in the Victoria Government Gazette. The Amendment rezones land from Rural Living Zone and Township Zone to General Residential Zone (Schedule 1) and introduces and applies Development Plan Overlay (Schedule 11) for the Southern Residential Greenfield Area, Diamond Gully. A copy of the Amendment can be inspected, free of charge, at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website at www.planning.vic.gov.au/public-inspection and free of charge, during office hours, at the offices of the Mount Alexander Shire Council, Civic Centre, 27 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine.

Stuart Menzies, Director, State Planning Services
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Local Law 1 - Meeting procedures

On 20 November 2018 at its Ordinary Meeting Council passed its Local Law No.1 – Meeting procedures, following public consultation and Councillor briefings. The objectives of the Local Law are to establish procedures governing the conduct of meetings of the Council and Special Committees appointed by Council and related matters. The Local Law may be found on Council’s website under Local Laws. Copies are also available at the Civic Centre. Direct enquiries to John Taylor, Principal Governance Officer, on 5471 1706 or john.taylor@mountalexander.vic.gov.au.

Plan Harcourt sessions

Council is putting together a plan to grow Harcourt and would like to hear from you. Head along to an information session at 2.00pm - 2.45pm on Tuesday 4 December and 2.00pm - 2.45pm on Wednesday 5 December at Harcourt Pre-school; and 6.00pm - 7.00pm on Thursday 6 December at Harcourt Bowling Club. Find session times, an online survey and discussion papers at www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/PlanHarcourt.

Council meetings

• 6.30pm, Tuesday 18 December at the Civic Centre
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 19 February 2019 at the Civic Centre.

The Council Column is published in The Midland Express each Tuesday.

Public notice - 4 December 2018

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