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About Amendment C263 (Part 1 and 2)

Amendment C263 (Part 1) proposes to apply the Heritage Overlay to 3 properties including 3 Wilson Street, Surrey Hills, 70 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn and 15 Victor Avenue, Kew. Amendment C263 (Part 2) proposes to apply the Heritage Overlay to 12 Power Street, Balwyn.

Current status (March 2018)

Exhibition for Amendment C263 commenced on 12 September 2017 and concluded on 3 November 2017.  The outcomes of exhibition were considered by Council’s Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) on Monday 18 December 2017. 

At this meeting, the UPSC resolved to split Amendment C263 into 2 parts and refer Amendment C263 (Part 1) to Council for adoption and Amendment C263 (Part 2) to an independent Planning Panel for consideration. 

As exhibited, Amendment C263 seeks to apply a Heritage Overlay to:

  • 12 Power Street, Balwyn (HO742)
  • 3 Wilson Street, Surrey Hills (HO743)
  • 70 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn (HO744)
  • 15 Victor Avenue, Kew (HO745)

Amendment C263 (Part 1) - Amendment adopted

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 is available online.

In accordance with the resolution, Council submitted Amendment C263 (Part 1) to the Minister for Planning for approval on 27 February 2018. Council is now awaiting the Minister’s decision.

Once the Minister for Planning has made a decision on Council’s request for approval, Council will notify all affected and adjoining property owners and occupiers, as well as submitters, of the Minister’s decision.

All relevant amendment documentation is available for download below.

Amendment C263 (Part 2) - Panel process  

The independent Panel appointed to consider submissions to Amendment C263 (Part 1) concluded its hearing on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

The Panel will now prepare its report which is expected to be received by Council within 1 to 2 months.

Next steps 

Council officers will review the Panel report and prepare a report for consideration by the UPSC with recommendations. Council does not need to accept the Panel’s recommendations and may resolve to make additional changes to the amendment.

All submitters to the amendment as well as any affected and adjoining property owners and occupiers will have the opportunity to address the UPSC in support of their submission and any Council officer recommendations.   

More information

For more information contact Alexander Antoniadis, Strategic Planner:

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