Planning Scheme Amendments on Exhibition

Wangaratta Planning Scheme Amendment C75 (MSS & LPPF)

The amendment affects all land within the municipality as the amendment proposes to make changes to the Municipal Strategic Statement (MSS).

The Amendment proposes changes to the Wangaratta Planning Scheme, specifically replacing the existing Local Planning Policy Framework (LPPF), including the MSS with an updated version, based on the Wangaratta Planning Scheme Review:  background, issues and review report, July 2016.

Schedule 1 to Clause 43.02 Design and Development Overlay Wangaratta Central Activities Area is also amended to delete height controls.

The new Local Planning Policy Framework is clearer and more concise, making policy easier to interpret.

A full description of the changes can be found in the amendment documents.

Please note that the amendment will be on public exhibition from Thursday 14 September 2017 to Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Access to the Exhibition Documents:

A copy of the C75 Explanatory Report and C75 Visual Interpretation Chart are available for download at the bottom of the page.

All other amendment documents can be accessed at the following places:

Planning and Building Counter - Wangaratta Government Centre

A full set of the amendment documents are located at the Planning and Building Counter and the Strategy Team are able to provide any assistance in interpreting the amendment documents.

Electronic Copies

You can also download selected files at the bottom of this page, including the explanatory report, Planning Scheme ordinance and an amendment explanatory flowchart.

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP): 

The following links to DELWPs website provide up-to-date progress of the amendment, relevant amendment documents and other current and historical planning scheme amendments:

Submissions to the amendment must be made in writing to Council before close of business Tuesday 17 October 2017, either via post to:

Rural City of Wangaratta
PO Box 238

Please include ATT: Strategy Unit - C75 in reference line of your letter

Or via email to: 

Planning Scheme Amendment C68

Milawa Township Development Plan

The land affected by the amendment is the Milawa Township and immediate surrounds.

The amendment proposes to implement the recommendation of the Milawa Township Development Plan 2015 by making the following changes (summarised as):

  • Amending the Local Planning Policy Framework to include the Milawa Township Development Plan, September 2015.
  • Amending the Schedule to the Low Density Residential Zone; and
  • Rezoning land in accordance with the Milawa Township Development Plan, September 2015.


Planning Scheme Amendment C72 - Wangaratta Golf Course

Amendment C72 applies to Lot 27 LP135240 and addressed as 68 Waldara Drive, Waldara.  The land is identified as the Wangaratta Golf Course.

The Amendment is a combined planning permit application and planning scheme amendment under Section 96A of the Act.

What the Amendment Does

The amendment rezones approximately 7.98 hectares of golf course land (Lot 27 LP135240) from Special Use Zone - Schedule 4 (SUZ4) to General Residential Zone - Schedule 1 (GRZ1).

The planning permit application seeks approval for:

  • The development of the land for a staged multi lot residential subdivison (59 lots); the removal of native vegetation and the creation of an access to a Road Zone Category ONe.

The amendment has been referred to an independent Planning Panel to hear submissions received during the exhibition period.

For further information about planning scheme amendments please contact Council's Strategic Planning team on (03) 5722 0888 or 

PDFC75 - Explanatory Report - Exhibition (239 KB)

PDFC75 - Combined Planning Scheme Ordinance Clause 21 and 22 (8582 KB)

PDFC75 - Visual Interpretation Chart - Exhibition (218 KB)

Last Updated: 19-09-2017

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