About C263 (Part 1)

The amendment introduced the Heritage Overlay on a permanent basis to 3 Wilson Street, Surrey Hills (HO743), 15 Victor Avenue, Kew (HO745) and 70 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn (HO744) and deleted the Heritage Overlay applying on an interim basis from 70 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn (HO664).  

Current status (July 2018) 

On 26 February 2018, Council resolved to adopt Amendment C263 (Part 1) and submit the amendment to the Minister for Planning for approval. A copy of the Council report and minutes are available online.

The amendment came into operation on 12 July 2018 when a Notice of the Approval was published in the Victorian Government Gazette.

You can view the approved amendment documentation online at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website: 


About Amendment C263 (Part 2)

The amendment proposed to apply the Heritage Overlay to 12 Power Street, Balwyn on a permanent basis. 

Current status (July 2018)

On 18 June 2018, the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) considered the independent Panel’s report and resolved to:

  • Receive and acknowledge the Panel’s report and recommendations in accordance with Section 27(1) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
  • Endorse the Panel’s recommendations to Amendment C263 (Part 2); and
  • Refer Amendment C263 (Part 2) to an Ordinary Meeting of Council to be abandoned in accordance with Section 28 of the Planning and Environment Act 1987.

This decision will be reported to the Ordinary Meeting of Council scheduled on 23 July 2018 which will seek a resolution of Council to abandon Amendment C263 (Part 2). A copy of the officer report is available online

If Council resolves to abandon the amendment, the change to the planning control proposed as part of Amendment C263 (Part 2) will not be introduced into the Boroondara Planning Scheme. 

Council will notify all submitters to the amendment as well as any affected and adjoining property owners and occupiers of its decision. 

Contact us

For more information contact Alexander Antoniadis, Strategic Planner:

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