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Amendment C073 – public notice

Amendment C073 – public notice

Planning and Environment Act 1987
SWAN HILL PLANNING SCHEME

Notice of the preparation of an amendment
Amendment C073

Swan Hill Rural City Council has prepared Amendment C073 to the Swan Hill Planning Scheme.

The land affected by the amendment is all land located within the Swan Hill municipality.

The Amendment is required to implement the changes introduced to the Victoria Planning Provisions by Amendment VC148 and to implement the outcomes of the:

• Swan Hill Planning Scheme Review Report (2015);
• Swan Hill Council Plan (2017-2020);
• Swan Hill Health and Wellbeing Plan (2017-2020);
• Swan Hill Riverfront Precinct Master Plan (2013);
• Swan Hill Car Parking Strategy (2016);
• Swan Hill Health Precinct Study (2017); and
• Swan Hill Rural Land Use Strategy (2016).

The Amendment will:

Planning Policy Framework

1. Replace the existing Clause 21 and Clause 22 with a new Clause 02 and make modifications to Clauses 11-19 (inclusive) to include policy directions arising from the above reports.

Maps

2. Insert the Mixed Use Zone (and schedule) to a site at the entrance to Lake Boga.

3. Replace the existing Farming Zone with a new Farming Zone 1 and Farming Zone 2.

4. Replace ESO1 mapping with an expanded area along the Murray River consistent with neighbouring Councils.

5. Delete DDO6 and schedule from land near Lake Boga as it is no longer required.

6. Delete DPO2 from some land zoned Low Density Residential near Swan Hill where it is no longer required.

7. Delete DPO4 from land at North Park in Swan Hill as it is fully developed.

8. Insert a new Parking Overlay in central Swan Hill Township to reflect the outcomes of the Swan Hill Parking Strategy (2016).

9. Update Planning Scheme Map Nos. 1-47 (inclusive).

Schedules

10. Replace the existing schedule to the Low Density Residential Zone (LDRZ) to introduce a permit trigger of 200 square metres for an outbuilding.

11. Replace the existing schedule to the Rural Living Zone (RLZ) and specify a minimum lot size of 2 hectares to manage subdivision and development.

12. Replace the existing schedule to the Farming Zone (FZ) with two new schedules (FZ1 and FZ2) to manage subdivision and development in line with the recommendations of the RLUS.

13. Make modifications to the schedules to the General Residential Zone, Industrial 1 Zone and Commercial 1 Zone to make them consistent with the Ministerial Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

14. Make modifications to Schedules 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Special Use Zone to make them more consistent with the Ministerial Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

15. Insert a new Schedule 1 to the Environmental Significance Overlay (ESO1) to specifically deal with the Murray River corridor consistent with neighbouring municipalities and consistent with the Ministerial Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

16. Insert a new Schedule 3 to the Environmental Significance Overlay (ESO3) to specifically deal with Waterways, Wetlands and Lake Environs (other than affected by ESO1) consistent with the Ministerial Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

17. Make modifications to Schedule 1 to the Vegetation Protection Overlay (VPO1) to update references to current regulations and to be consistent with the Ministerial Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

18. Make modifications to Schedule 1 to the Design and Development Overlay (DDO1) to clarify referral and notice requirements and to be consistent with the Ministerial Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

19. Make modifications to Schedule 2 to the Design and Development Overlay (DDO2) to modify design objectives and include references to the Swan Hill Riverfront Precinct Master Plan (2013) and to be consistent with the Ministerial Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

20. Make modifications to Schedules 1, 2, 3 and 5 to the Development Plan Overlay to restructure the schedule consistent with the Ministerial Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes and to include reference to the Infrastructure Design Manual.

21. Insert a new Schedule to the Land Subject to Inundation Overlay (LSIO) to reflect the approach adopted to flood risk in other municipalities and to be consistent with the Ministerial Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

22. Insert a new Parking Overlay Schedule to reflect the outcomes of the Swan Hill Parking Strategy (2016).

23. Make modifications to the schedule to Clause 61.03 to update map references.

24. Make modifications to the schedule to Clause 66.04 to include ESO1 and ESO3 and to introduce a generic reference to Water authorities.

25. Amend the Schedule to Clause 72.03 to update the list of maps in the planning scheme.

26. Amend the Schedule to Clause 72.08 to insert the names of background documents.

You may inspect the amendment, any documents that support the amendment and the explanatory report about the amendment, free of charge, at the following locations:

Any person who may be affected by the amendment may make a submission to the planning authority about the amendment. Submissions must be made in writing giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the amendment is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

Name and contact details of submitters are required for council to consider submissions and to notify such persons of the opportunity to attend council meetings and any public hearing held to consider submissions.

The closing date for submissions is 5pm on Monday 15 April 2019. A submission must be sent to:

Planning Department
Swan Hill Rural City Council
PO Box 488
Swan Hill VIC 3585

Or via email to planning@swanhill.vic.gov.au

Or made online 

The planning authority must make a copy of every submission available at its office for any person to inspect free of charge for two months after the amendment comes into operation or lapses.

John McLinden
Chief Executive Officer