Amendment C318 proposes to introduce the Heritage Overlay on a permanent basis to 15 individual places and one precinct in Balwyn, Balwyn North and Deepdene.

About Amendment C318

Amendment C318 will affect properties in Balywn, Balwyn North and Deepdene and proposes to introduce the Heritage Overlay on a permanent basis to 15 individual places and one precinct. 

The properties proposed for heritage protection are listed below:

Proposed HO Number Property Address Description of Place
HO870 1 Mountain View Road, Balwyn North House
HO871 1 Reumah Court, Balwyn House ‘Reumah’
HO872 3 Brenbeal Street, Balwyn All Hallows’ Catholic Church-School, former
HO873 7 Mangan Street, Balwyn Flats
HO874 8 Kitchener Street, Deepdene House ‘Khartoum’
HO875 8 Boston Road, Balwyn House ‘Rexmoor’
HO876 9 Boston Road, Balwyn House ‘Aloha’
HO877 28 Leonard Street, Deepdene House ‘Mararoa’
HO878 32 Whitehorse Road, Deepdene 1st Deepdene Scout Hall
HO879 113 Yarrbat Avenue, Balwyn House ‘Bel-Air’
HO880 129-131 Yarrbat Avenue, Balwyn ‘Silver Birches’ (formerly ‘Hillsborough’) and garden
HO881 146 Yarrbat Avenue, Balwyn Church House
HO882 171 Doncaster Road, Balwyn North House and Garden
HO883 269 Union Road, Balwyn House ‘Evandale’ (formerly ‘Dewrang’)
HO884 958A Burke Road, Deepdene Former Frank Paton Memorial Church and Hall
HO885 1-13 Angle Road, Deepdene inclusive Angle Road precinct, Deepdene

Current status (December 2019)

Public exhibition of Amendment C318 closed on 13 December 2019.

Please note that all submissions will be treated as public documents and may be viewed by third parties. 

Next steps

Council officers will review all submissions received and prepare a report for consideration by the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC).  

The UPSC will decide whether to:

  • Make changes to the amendment in response to submissions.
  • Seek appointment of an independent Panel and refer any submissions to the Panel for consideration.
  • Recommend adoption of the amendment by Council, if there are no submissions or all submissions have been resolved.
  • Abandon the amendment. 

The report is likely to be considered by the UPSC in February 2020.  

Interim Controls Amendment approved

On 30 October 2019, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning on behalf of the Minister for Planning approved Amendment C319 to the Boroondara Planning Scheme. The amendment and revised planning controls came into effect on 14 November 2019. 

The amendment introduces the Heritage Overlay on fifteen individual places and one precinct of local heritage significance in Balwyn, Balwyn North and Deepdene on an interim basis to allow enough time to progress Amendment C318 which proposes a permanent heritage control over the properties.

You can access a copy of the approved amendment documentation and associated planning controls at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website

Alternatively, you can also view a copy of the amendment documentation during office hours at the City of Boroondara Planning Counter, Level 1, 8 Inglesby Road, Camberwell.

Please note that the approval of this amendment may affect a person’s ability to act on a building or planning permit issued prior to the gazettal date of this amendment.

Privacy Statement

Council will collect the information in your submission to transparently carry out Planning Scheme Amendment C318 in accordance with the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Act). The personal information will be used by Council for that primary purpose or directly related purposes such as contacting you about the project. Council must make a copy of all submissions available for any person to inspect free of charge until two months after completion of the amendment process in accordance with Section 21 of the Act. Submissions will be disclosed in full to Council's consultants (if applicable) who will make recommendations to Council regarding the submissions. Council and the State Government may also publish submissions on their websites, provide copies of submissions, and make publicly available lists of submissions during this period. Submissions may be disclosed in a report to Council which will by virtue of the Local Government Act 1989 be available to the public for an extended period. 

The submitter understands that the personal information provided is for the purpose of transparently carrying out Planning Scheme Amendment C318 and that he or she may apply to Council for access to and/or amendment of the information. Requests for access and/or correction should be made to Council’s Privacy Officer.

You may choose to respond anonymously, however Council will then be unable to contact you regarding the project.

Contact us

For more information contact Nick Brennan, Senior Strategic Planner: 


Amendment C318 - Explanatory Report   [PDF, 145KB]

Amendment C318 - Instruction Sheet   [PDF, 132KB]

Amendment C318 - Notice of Preparation of Amendment   [PDF, 107KB]

Amendment C318 - Planning Scheme Map 4HO   [PDF, 227KB]

Amendment C318 - Planning Scheme Maps 8HO & 9HO   [PDF, 276KB]

Amendment C318 - Planning Scheme Map 9HO   [PDF, 248KB]

Amendment C318 - Planning Scheme Maps 9HO & 10HO   [PDF, 266KB]

Amendment C318 - Planning Scheme Map 10HO   [PDF, 291KB]

Heritage Overlay Fact sheet   [PDF, 537KB]

Balwyn Heritage Peer Review - Stage 2 - Background report   [PDF, 12MB]

Statement of Significance - 1 Mountain View Road, Balwyn North   [PDF, 308KB

Statement of Significance - 1 Reumah Court, Balwyn   [PDF, 842KB]

Statement of Significance - 3 Brenbeal Street, Balwyn   [PDF, 922KB]

Statement of Significance - 7 Mangan Street, Balwyn  [PDF, 805KB]

Statement of Significance - 8 Kitchener Street, Deepdene   [PDF, 417KB]

Statement of Significance - 8 Boston Road, Balwyn   [PDF, 652KB]

Statement of Significance - 9 Boston Road, Balwyn   [PDF, 285KB]

Statement of Significance - 28 Leonard Street, Deepdene   [PDF, 636KB]

Statement of Significance - 32 Whitehorse Road, Deepdene  [PDF, 677KB]

Statement of Significance - 113 Yarrbat Avenue, Balwyn  [PDF, 798KB]

Statement of Significance - 129-131 Yarrbat Avenue, Balwyn  [PDF, 767KB]

Statement of Significance - 146 Yarrbat Avenue, Balwyn   [PDF, 640KB]

Statement of Significance - 171 Doncaster Road, Balwyn North   [PDF, 278KB]

Statement of Significance - 269 Union Road, Balwyn   [PDF, 787KB]

Statement of Significance - 958A Burke Road, Deepdene   [PDF, 621KB]

Statement of Significance - Angle Road Precinct   [PDF, 231KB]

How useful was this information?