About Amendment C240

Amendment C240 implements the key objectives and strategies of the Koo Wee Rup Township Strategy (October 2015) and the Koo Wee Rup Town Centre Urban Design Study, Design Guidelines (February 2013) (Urban Design Guidelines) by applying two Design and Development Overlays (DDO) and two Development Plan Overlays (DPO) as follows:

  • Moody Street Residential Precinct - proposed DPO23.
  • Sims Lane Residential Precinct - proposed DPO24.
  • Koo Wee Rup Established Residential Areas - proposed DDO8.
  • Koo Wee Rup Township Commercial Precinct - proposed DDO9.

The Amendment also removes the Koo Wee Rup Township Strategy as an Incorporated Document and lists it, along with the Urban Design Guidelines, as a Reference Document in the Cardinia Planning Scheme.

Council resolved to seek authorisation to prepare Amendment C240 at the Council meeting on 18 March 2018.

Amendment C240 was on exhibition from 13 February 2020 to 16 March 2020.

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Any person who may be affected by an amendment may make a submission.

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A submission must be received by 5pm on the final day of exhibition to ensure it is considered.

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Submissions for Amendment C240 closed on 16 March 2020.

At close of exhibition

At close of exhibition a report goes to Council. Council considers the amendment and all submissions received. If concerns cannot be resolved, Council refers the submissions to an independent Planning Panel for consideration.

The Planning Panel is appointed by the Minister for Planning. All submitters can be heard at the public hearing. The Planning Panel then provides a report with recommendations to the Minister for Planning and Council.

We provide dates and details of Planning Panel Hearings to those who make a submission.

Council resolved to refer the submissions to an independent Planning Panel for consideration at the Council meeting 18 May 2020

A Planning Panel Hearing was held on 2 November 2020.

The Amendment C240 Panel Report was completed on 10 December 2020.

Amendment C240 was adopted by Council at the Council meeting on 15 March 2021.