Amendment C337boro proposes to implement the recommendations of the City of Boroondara Municipal-Wide Heritage Gap Study Volume 8: Ashburton to introduce the Heritage Overlay to 9 individually significant places and one heritage precinct on a permanent basis.

The amendment affects land at the following properties and precincts:

Heritage precincts

Individual properties

These places are recommended for inclusion in the Heritage Overlay under the Boroondara Planning Scheme. 

Current status (August 2021)

On 6 September 2021, the Urban Planning Delegated Committee (UPDC) will consider a report on the outcomes of the formal exhibition process for Amendment C337boro. The officer report will provide a summary of each submission received and respond to any issues raised or changes requested.

You can access a copy of the UPDC report on 27 August 2021.

Submitters, as well as any affected and adjoining property owners and occupiers, will have the opportunity to address the UPDC in support of your submission and any Council officer recommendations.

About Amendment C338boro (Interim Heritage Overlays)

Under delegation from the Minister for Planning, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) approved and gazetted Amendment C338boro on 29 January 2021. The amendment applies interim Heritage Overlays to places recommended in the Ashburton Heritage Gap Study. The interim controls are due to expire on 31 January 2022. 

As the interim Heritage Overlays have been introduced, any proposals for demolition and other buildings and works may require a planning permit.

For more information about this amendment, please visit the DELWP C338boro page.

Privacy Statement

Council will collect the information in your submission to transparently carry out Planning Scheme Amendment C340boro 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 C340boro 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 please contact, Robert Costello, Senior Project Planner:


Ashburton Heritage Gap Study - revised 2 February 2021  [PDF, 20.3MB]

Amendment C337boro - Explanatory Report   [PDF, 420KB]

Amendment C337boro - Instruction Sheet   [PDF, 124KB]

Amendment C337boro - Notice of the preparation of an amendment   [PDF, 238KB]

Amendment C337boro - Schedule to Clause 43.01 Heritage Overlay    [PDF, 735KB]

Amendment C337boro - Clause 72.04 Incorporated Documents    [PDF, 160KB]

Amendment C337boro - Schedule to Clause 72.08 Background Documents    [PDF, 157KB]

Amendment C337boro - HO Map18 - Exhibition    [PDF, 280KB]

Amendment C337boro - HO Maps 16, 17, 19 - Exhibition    [PDF, 251KB]

Statement of Significance - Ashburton Uniting Church, 3-7 Ashburn Grove, Ashburton    [PDF, 406KB]

Statement of Significance - Ashburton Primary School, 10A Fakenham Road Ashburton    [PDF, 653KB]

Statement of Significance - House, 1 Keyes Street, Ashburton    [PDF, 502KB]

Statement of Significance - House, 9 Donald Street, Ashburton    [PDF, 434KB]

Statement of Significance - House, Victorian House, 10 Marquis Street, Ashburton    [PDF, 464KB]

Statement of Significance - Pyrus Park, 7 Vears Road, Ashburton    [PDF, 347KB]

Statement of Significance - House, 45 Yuile Street, Ashburton    [PDF, 476KB]

Statement of Significance - St Michael’s Memorial Church, 270 High Street, Ashburton    [PDF, 576KB]

Statement of Significance - St Michael’s Parish Hall, 268 High Street, Ashburton    [PDF, 564KB]

Statement of Significance - Home Farm Estate and Environs Precinct    [PDF, 410KB]

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