The Settlement Strategy was adopted at the 9 October Council meeting. It provides a planning framework to deliver housing in the municipality to 2036.
The Strategy comprises of a background section with development and population analysis and strategy section including recommendations based around the themes of:
- Spatial Distribution of Growth and Land Supply
- Housing Diversity
- Managing Future Growth
- Bellarine Peninsula
- Permanent Settlement Boundaries
- Urban Consolidation
- Monitoring and Review
The key recommendations of the Strategy will be implemented into the planning scheme via a planning scheme amendment process which will occur in 2019.
A full copy and a summary of the Strategy can be found below.