Gazettal date: Thursday, 20 May 2021
This amendment seeks to implement the City of Greater Geelong Retail Strategy 2016-2036 into the Planning Scheme.
This amendment has been approved and was gazetted
on 20 May 2021.
Click Here to see the approved amendment documents on the
State Government’s Planning Schemes Online website.
The Amendment was adopted
by Council on 25 August 2020 and sent to the Minister for Planning for approval.
A full copy of the
minutes from the meeting is published below under "Supporting
The August 2020 version of the Retail Strategy that was adopted is below under "Supporting Documents".
Public exhibition of Amendment C393 has now closed.
Council has prepared
Amendment C393 to the planning scheme.
In November 2018 Council adopted The City of Greater Geelong Retail Strategy 2016-2036. This amendment seeks to implement the Retail Strategy into the Planning Scheme.
The amendment will:
• Delete the retail policy provisions at Clause 21.07 Economic Development and Employment.
• Insert a new Clause 21.19 Activity Centres that includes an updated Geelong Retail Centre Hierarchy and identifies the Retail Strategy as a background document.
• Replace Clause 22.03 Assessment Criteria for Retail Planning Applications with a new Clause 22.03 Assessment Criteria for Retail Planning Applications.
• Amend the Schedule to Clause 34.01 Commercial 1 Zone.
The decision to prepare
and exhibit the Amendment was made by Council at it’s meeting on Tuesday 27 November 2018. The
minutes from the meeting can be viewed under Supporting Documents.