Proposed changes to the Casey Planning Scheme
Amendment VC154 implements initiatives from Plan Melbourne 2017-2050 and Water for Victoria – Water Plan to enable the planning system to better manage water, stormwater and drainage in urban development. This will provide for improved water quality and a reduction in overall nutrient quantities in the water cycle, ultimately benefiting Victorian waterways. Specifically, the amendment introduces a new particular provision ‘Stormwater management in urban development’.
This Amendment addresses gaps in the planning framework for stormwater management. This ensures environmental issues arising from increased population and an increase in urban development, can be appropriately managed through the newly introduced provisions.
The Minister for Planning has approved Planning Scheme Amendment VC154 to the Casey Planning Scheme.
The amendment came into operation when it was published in the Government Gazette on 26 October 2018.
The approved planning scheme amendment documents can be viewed on the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website