What the amendment does
|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:
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
- 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