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 is on exhibition from Thursday 13 February 2020 to Monday 16 March 2020.

View the Notice of the preparation.

At the end of exhibition Council considers all submissions and, if concerns cannot be resolved, refers submissions to an independent Planning Panel for review.

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

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

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Please note: Submissions close at 5pm on Monday 16 March 2020

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