Affected location

Amendment C437 - 135 Stacey Road Lovely Banks

Current Status

Awaiting Ministerial Approval

Date sent to Minister: Monday, 11 July 2022

The amendment proposes to rezone the land at 135 Staceys Road, Lovely Banks and road reserve adjoining the south boundary from Farming Zone to Urban Growth Zone, in accordance with Clause 21.20 (Northern and Western Geelong Growth Areas).

The Amendment was adopted by Council on 28 June 2022 and sent to the Minister for Planning for approval on the date listed above.

A full copy of the minutes from the meeting is published below under "Supporting Documents".

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The Independent Panel provided its report to Council following the Panel Hearing and a copy is provided below under “Panel Hearing Documents”.

Council officers reviewed the Panel’s recommendations and prepared a report to be considered at the Council meeting on 28 June 2022. 

The Council meeting agenda are published here.

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An Independent Panel was appointed to review submissions and conducted a Panel Hearing on 1 April 2022.  A copy of the timetable for the Panel Hearing and copies of Expert Witness Statements is posted below under “Panel Hearing Documents”.

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Council's Delegate considered a report on the submissions to this Amendment on 14 January 2022 and resolved to refer them to an Independent Panel.

A copy of the Council Delegate’s Report is provided below under "Supporting Documents".   Anyone who made a submission has been notified about the Panel Hearing and given an opportunity to present to the Panel.

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Public exhibition of Amendment C437ggee closed on 21 December 2022.  

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Council prepared Amendment C437ggee to the planning scheme.  The amendment proposes to rezone the land at 135 Staceys Road, Lovely Banks and road reserve adjoining the south boundary from Farming Zone to Urban Growth Zone, in accordance with Clause 21.20 (Northern and Western Geelong Growth Areas).

It will also correct an omission in amendment C395ggee, which rezoned land in the Northern and Western Geelong Growth Areas to the Urban Growth Zone, to facilitate the implementation of the Northern and Western Geelong Growth Areas Framework Plan (August 2020).

The decision to prepare and exhibit the Amendment was made by a delegated Council officer.  A report on the proposal and the Council delegate’s resolution can be found below under “Supporting Documents”.


Submissions

All submissions will be considered by the City of Greater Geelong, Councillors or Independent Panel as required.


Submissions are now closed