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Reviewing the Planning Scheme

The City of Stonnington is required to review its planning scheme within one year of adopting the Council Plan - by June 2018.

What will the review focus on?

The purpose of the Review is to evaluate the Scheme to ensure that it is consistent with, and gives effect to, state and local policy directions. Council’s Municipal Strategic Statement is required to be consistent with the Council Plan. The Review focuses on the local provisions, which are individual to each Municipal Council. The review will focus on ensuring the scheme is aligned with new State Government policies such as PlanMelbourne 2017-2050, Apartment Design Guidelines for Victoria and Homes for Victorians.

What will the review produce?

The review will produce a list of recommendations of what Council should do in the short, medium and long term to update its planning scheme and local policies.

The City of Stonnington is required to review its planning scheme within one year of adopting the Council Plan - by June 2018.

What will the review focus on?

The purpose of the Review is to evaluate the Scheme to ensure that it is consistent with, and gives effect to, state and local policy directions. Council’s Municipal Strategic Statement is required to be consistent with the Council Plan. The Review focuses on the local provisions, which are individual to each Municipal Council. The review will focus on ensuring the scheme is aligned with new State Government policies such as PlanMelbourne 2017-2050, Apartment Design Guidelines for Victoria and Homes for Victorians.

What will the review produce?

The review will produce a list of recommendations of what Council should do in the short, medium and long term to update its planning scheme and local policies.