Planning Scheme Amendments - Approved

Details of all amendments to the Casey Planning Scheme, and other Victorian Planning Schemes, may be found at Planning Scheme Amendments Online on the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure (DTPLI) website.

Listed below, when applicable, are recently approved amendments to the Casey Planning Scheme.

Amendment

 What the amendment does

 Gazetted

Planning Scheme Amendment VC143

Amendment VC143 changes the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and all Planning Schemes in Victoria by:

  • Amending Clause 32.07 (Residential Growth Zone) to remove Food and drink premises and Shop from Section 1 – Permit not required and make them Section 2 – Permit required uses subject to conditions.
  • Amending Clause 32.08-4 (General Residential Zone) to enable an area to be exempt from the minimum garden area requirement through a schedule to the zone.
  • Amending Clauses 32.08-3 (General Residential Zone) and 32.09-3 (Neighbourhood Residential Zone) to:
    • Exclude the creation of a vacant lot of 400 square metres or greater from the minimum garden area requirement.  
    • Clarify that the minimum garden area requirement does not apply to:
      • The creation of a vacant lot less than 400 square metres where there is a precinct structure plan or equivalent strategic plan.  
      • The creation of a vacant lot less than 400 square metres where there is an incorporated plan or approved development plan.  
      • The creation of a vacant lot less than 400 square metres where there is an approved residential development.  
  • Amending clauses 32.08-4 (General Residential Zone) and 32.09-4 (Neighbourhood Residential Zone) to:
    • Remove the minimum garden area requirement from applying to the construction or extension of a dwelling or residential building where a planning permit is not required.
  • Amending the Garden area definition at Clause 72 (General Terms) to provide greater clarity about garden area inclusions and exclusions.
  • Remove the reference to garden area being required to be provided at ground level.
  • Clarify that the minimum garden area requirement does not apply to:
  • A medium density housing site in an approved precinct structure plan or equivalent strategic plan.
  • A medium density housing site in an incorporated plan or approved development plan.
An existing building that did not meet the minimum garden area requirement prior to approval of Amendment VC110.
15 May 2018
Planning Scheme Amendment VC146

Amendment VC146 changes the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and all Planning Schemes in Victoria to implement the Infrastructure Contributions Plan (ICP) public land contributions model by introducing a new overlay, Clause 45.11 – Infrastructure Contributions Overlay, into the Victoria Planning Provisions.

This includes consequential changes to the State Planning Policy Framework to recognise the new ICP system by making changes to Clause 19.03. The amendment also makes consequential changes to Clause 62.02.

15 May 2018
Planning Scheme Amendment C233

The Amendment affects the following properties:

  • 125 Grices Road, Clyde;
  • Part of 340-350 Princes Highway, Narre Warren;
  • 66 Marylyn Place, Cranbourne;
  • 20-24 Heathmere Crescent, Endeavour Hills;
  • 56I Melville Park Drive, Berwick;
  • 18 Bellbird Avenue Harkaway;
  • Pound Road in Hampton Park and Narre Warren South;
  • 96-166 Centre Road, Narre Warren; and,
  • 165 Evans Road, Cranbourne West.

The Amendment makes corrections to the following clauses in the Planning Scheme:

  • Clause 21.01
  • Clause 21.05
  • Clause 21.06
  • Clause 21.07
  • Clause 21.08
  • Clause 21.13
  • Clause 21.14
  • Clause 21.15
  • Clause 21.16 
  • Clause 21.17
  • Clause 21.19
  • Clause 21.23
  • Clause 21.24
  • Clause 22.01
  • Clause 22.03
  • Clause 22.04
  • Clause 22.05
  • Clause 43.01
  • Clause 44.06
  • Clause 52.01

The amendment also makes corrections to the following Planning Scheme Maps:

  • Zoning Map No.s 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 16.
  • Overlay Map No.s 7EAO, 8EAO, 8HO, 10PAO and 12PAO.
3 May 2018
Planning Scheme Amendment VC145

 

 

Amendment VC145 makes the ‘policy neutral’ changes to the planning scheme to begin reformatting it to fit with the Planning Scheme Information Management System (PSIMS, as proposed by the ‘Smart Planning’ reforms).

The amendment also “makes changes the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP) and all planning schemes by:

  • Amending the State Planning Policy Framework at Clause 11.05-2 to include the Yarra Ranges Localised Planning Statement;
  • Amending the Heritage Overlay at Clause 43.01 to make a series of corrections;
  • Amending the Telecommunications Facility provision at Clause 52.19 to provide clearer direction on notice and review exemptions.”

 Specifically Amendment VC145 amends the Casey Planning Scheme by:

  • In Preliminary – replace Clause 1 with a new Clause 1.
  • In User Guide – replace Clause 2 with new Clauses 2.00, 2.01, 2.02 and 2.03
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 9 with a new Clause 9.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 10 with new Clauses 10.00, 10.01 and 10.02.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 11 with new Clauses 11.00, 11.01, 11.02, 11.03, 11.04 and 11.05.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 12 with new Clauses 12.00, 12.01, 12.02, 12.03, 12.04 and 12.05.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 13 with new Clauses 13.00, 13.01, 13.02, 13.03, 13.04 and 13.05.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 14 with new Clauses 14.00, 14.01, 14.02 and 14.03.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 15 with new Clauses 15.00, 15.01, 15.02 and 15.03.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 16 with new Clauses 16.00, 16.01 and 16.02.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 17 with new Clauses 17.00, 17.01, 17.02 and 17.03.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 18 with new Clauses 18.00, 18.01, 18.02, 18.03, 18.04 and 18.05.
  • In State Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 19 with new Clauses 19.00, 19.01, 19.02 and 19.03.
  • In Local Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 20 with a new Clause 20.
  • In Zones – replace Clauses 31 and 31.01 with a new Clause 31.
  • In Overlays – replace Clause 43.01 with a new Clause 43.01.
  • In Particular Provisions – replace Clause 52.19 with a new Clause 52.19.
  • In General Provisions – replace Clause 60 with a new Clause 60.
  • In General Provisions – replace Clause 62 with new Clauses 62.00, 62.01, 62.02, 62.03, 62.04 and 62.05.
  • In General Provisions – replace Clause 63 with new Clauses 63.01, 63.02, 63.03, 63.04, 63.05, 63.06, 63.07, 63.08, 63.09, 63.10, 63.11 and 63.12.
  • In General Provisions – replace Clause 64 with new Clauses 64.00, 64.01, 64.02 and 64.03.
  • In General Provisions – replace Clause 65 with new Clauses 65.00, 65.01 and 65.02.
  • In General Provisions – replace Clause 66 with new Clauses 66.00, 66.01, 66.02, 66.03, 66.04, 66.05 and 66.06.
  • In General Provisions – replace Clause 67 with new Clauses 67.00, 67.01, 67.02, 67.03 and 67.04.
  • In Definitions – replace Clause 75 with new Clauses 75.00, 75.01, 75.02, 75.03, 75.04, 75.05, 75.06, 75.07, 75.08, 75.09, 75.10, 75.11, 75.12, 75.13, 75.14, 75.15, 75.16 and 75.17.
  • In VicSmart – replace Clause 94 with new Clauses 94.00, 94.01 and 94.
  • In Local Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 21.01 with new Clauses 21.00 and 21.01.
  • In Local Planning Policy Framework – replace Clause 22.01 with new Clauses 22.00 and 22.01.
  • In Particular Provisions – replace Clause 57 with new Clauses 57.00 and 57.
28 March 2018
Planning Scheme Amendment VC144

Amendment VC144 amends the Casey Planning Scheme by:

Correcting minor errors;

  • Makes ‘electronic signs’ a section two use in High Amenity Areas per Clause 52.05
  • Increasing the maximum size of a permitted advertisement ‘promotion sign’ to 3sqm per 52.05
  • Replaces ‘home occupation’ with ‘home based business’ where relevant. 
  • Specifically Amendment VC144 amends the Casey Planning Scheme by:
  • Amending Clause 52.05 (Advertising signs) to:
  • specify ‘electronic sign’ in Section 2 of Category 3 - High amenity areas (Clause 52.05-9), with a condition that the advertisement area must not exceed three square metres
  • increase the size of the permitted maximum advertisement area of a ‘promotion sign’ in Section 2 of Category 3 from two to three square metres.
  • Amending Clauses 52.05 and 73 to replace the term ‘home occupation’ with ‘home based business’.
  • Correcting minor errors in Clauses 52.05 and 62.
27 February 2018
Planning Scheme Amendment VC140
Ensures the planning scheme Prioritises the 'protection of human life over all policy considerations' in bushfire affected areas by amending sub clauses 10.04 and 13.05. The amendments are intended to 'enable a resilient response to settlement planning for bushfires'.  
12 December 2017
Planning Scheme Amendment VC138

Implements reforms into the planning scheme stemming from the Victorian Government’s review of the planning provisions relating to native vegetation removal by amending clauses:

  • 12
  • 42.01
  • 42.02
  • 42.03
  • 52.16
  • 52.17
  • 66
  • 81.01

The amendment changes the permit requirements surrounding the removal of native vegetation and introduces Guidelines for the removal, destruction or lopping of native vegetation (Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, 2017) into the planning scheme as an incorporated document.

12 December 2017
Planning Scheme Amendment GC78
Inserts the Abbotts Road Level Crossing Removal Project Incorporated Document, September 2017 into the schedules to Clauses 52.03 (Specific Sites and Exclusions) and 81.01
7 December 2017
Planning Scheme Amendment GC75

The Amendment makes changes to planning provision relating to Development Contributions in the Casey Planning Scheme, as follows:

  • Provisions relating to Community Infrastructure Levy in Development Contributions Plan Overlay Schedules 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18 and 19 are amended to accord with Section 46L of the P & E Act.
  • Provisions relating to Community Infrastructure Levy in the following Incorporated Development Contributions Plans are amended to accord with Section 46L of the P & E Act:
  • Berwick Waterways Development Contributions Plan, October 2014 (Amended June 2017)
  • Botanic Ridge Development Contributions Plan, December 2012 (amended September 2017)
  • Brompton Lodge Development Contributions Plan, August 2016 (Amended July 2017)
  • Clyde Development Contributions Plan, October 2015 (Amended June 2017)
  • Clyde North Precinct Structure Plan Development Contributions Plan, august 2011 (Ammedned [sic] June 2017)
  • Cranbourne North Precinct Structure Plan Development Contributions Plan, June 2011 (Amended June 2017)
  • Cranbourne West Development Contributions Plan, City of Casey, August 2015 (Amended August 2017)
  • The schedule to Clause 81.01 is amended.

Specifically Amendment GC75 amends the Casey Planning Scheme by:

  • Replacing: Schedule 11,12, 13,14,15,18,19 to Clause 45.06
  • Replacing the schedule to clause 81.01
9 November 2017
Planning Scheme Amendment GC13

Planning Scheme Amendment GC13 introduces updated BMO mapping and the relevant provisions into 64 planning schemes by:

  • Inserting BMO maps into 64 planning schemes.
  • Inserting schedules to Clause 44.06 in 47 planning schemes.
  • Deleting redundant references to the Wildfire Management Overlay (WMO).
  • Deleting the BMO (maps and ordinance) in some areas where the vegetation no longer meets the criteria as set out in Advisory Note 46.
  • Amending schedules to Clause 61.03 for planning schemes to update the maps listed in the scheme.

The amendment helps to implement recommendation 37 of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission. The amendment ensures bush fire hazard and risk is accurately captured in the Victorian Planning System.

The Amendment also streamlines the planning permit process by pre-setting bushfire protection measures in the BMO Schedules, that if met, negate the need for planning applications to be referred to relevant fire authorities.

3 October 2017
Planning Scheme Amendment VC132

VC132 mostly makes changes to the Bushfire Management controls throughout the Planning Scheme. It also makes a number of administrative corrections. The amendment makes changes in an attempt to make the Victorian planning schemes more responsive to Bushfires and Bushfire threat.

19 September 2017

Planning Scheme Amendment GC72

The amendment extends the expiry to Clause 22.05 Stormwater Policy to the Casey Planning Scheme until 30 June 2019.

31 August 2017

Planning Scheme Amendment VC139

 


Amendment VC139:

  • Introduces new requirements for racing dog keeping and training facilities
  • Introduces new guidelines for apartment developments
  • Removes redundant references to the Guidelines for Higher Density Residential Development (Department of Sustainability and Environment, 2005), Design Guidelines for Higher Density Residential Development (Department of Sustainability and Environment, 2004), Safer Design Guidelines for Victoria (Crime Prevention Victoria and Department of Sustainability and Environment, 2005) and Activity Centre Design Guidelines (Department of Sustainability and Environment, 2005) in the State Planning Policy Framework (SPPF) and and inserts references to the Urban Design Guidelines for Victoria (Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, 2017) in the SPPF
  • Introduces a new State planning policy for Healthy Neighbourhoods

VC139 changes the VPPs and the Casey Planning Scheme by:

  • Introducing the new Particular Provision, Clause 52.40 Racing dog keeping and training.
  • Amending the RLZ, GWZ, GWAZ, RCZ, FZ, to require that an application for racing dog keeping or racing dog training comply with a new Particular Provision at Clause 52.40 and aligning the permit requirements for racing dog training with those for racing dog keeping
  • Amending the SPPF to introduce references to the Apartment Design Guidelines for Victoria (Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, 2017) and the Urban Design Guidelines for Victoria (Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, 2017)
  • Introducing a new clause, 15.01-6 Healthy neighbourhoods, into the State Planning Policy Framework
29 August 2017
Planning Scheme Amendment VC137

Amendment VC137 expands the VicSmart planning process by changing the VicSmart Planning Assessment provisions at Clauses 90 to 95 of the VPPs.

The amendment introduces additional classes of application in residential zones that qualify for the VicSmart process.

Clause 92 has been amended to:

  • Include the extension of one dwelling on a lot in the Mixed Use, Township, Residential Growth, General Residential and Neighbourhood Residential zones as a VicSmart class of application if certain requirements are met
  • Change the existing VicSmart class of application for buildings and works in a Mixed Use Zone from an estimated cost of $50,000 to $100,000
  • Include buildings and works up to $100,000 in the Low Density Residential, Township, Residential Growth, General Residential and Neighbourhood Residential zones as aVicSmart class of application if the works are not associated with a dwelling and certain requirements are met
  • Correct the numbering of the VicSmart permit requirement provisions to align with numbering changes made in the zones.

Clause 93.04 has been amended to include information requirements and decision guidelines for the additional class of VicSmart application.

Clause 93.14 has been inserted to include information requirements and decision guidelines for additional class of VicSmart application.

27 July 2017