Planning scheme amendments

1.Colac Otway Amendment C86

Draft Colac Township: Economic Development Commercial and Industrial Land Use Strategy, 2016

The Colac Otway Shire Council has prepared Amendment C86 to the Colac Otway Planning Scheme and the draft Colac Township: Economic Development, Commercial and Industrial Land Use Strategy 2016 which is now on public exhibition.  Planning Scheme Amendment C86 proposes to implement the key land use findings of the Colac Township: Economic Development, Commercial and Industrial Land Use Strategy.  The land affected by the amendment is in the township of Colac, Irrewarra and Yeo.

The Amendment documents can be found here.

Key information about the Strategy and Amendment can be found here.

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Council Meeting - 22 February 2017

The Amendment was considered by Council at its meeting on 22 February 2017.  At this meeting, Council resolved to:

  1. Pursuant to section 22(1) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987, consider all submissions received to Colac Otway Amendment C86.
  2. Pursuant to section 23(1)(a) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987, make changes to Amendment C86 as not4ed in the Attachment that have been suggested in response to submissions, including that any reference in the planning scheme clauses to the proposed Investigation Area for industrial development or an intermodal freight facility at Irrewarra are deleted.
  3. Change the draft Colac Township - Economic Development, Commercial and Industrial Land Use Strategy 2016 to delete reference to any proposal for an Investigation Area for industrial development or an intermodal freight facility at Irrewarra.
  4. Retain the proposal in the Amendment and draft Strategy to undertake a study to investigate the demand for and optimum location for an intermodal freight facility in the Colac Region, which would not be constrained to consider any one specific site.
  5. Pursuant to section 23(1)(b) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987, refer the unresolved submissions to a Panel.
  6. Requests the panel to give particular consideration to the potential amenity impacts on residents of industrial development on the land being rezoned at Forest Street Colac, including from traffic generated by that development on Forest Street, and make recommendation to Council on how those impacts could be minimised.
  7. Notes that it supports the rezoning of AKD Softwoods sawmill at 20 Warrowrie Road, Irewarra from the Farming zone to Industrial 1 Zone, and that this proposal will be considered by the Panel appointment to hear submissions.
  8. Authorised officers/suitable persons to represent Council at the Planning Panel hearing generally in accordance with the response to issues outlined in this report.

The Council Report, including changed exhibition amendment documents, as approved by Council can be viewed here: C86 Council Report(PDF, 47MB) .

Planning Panel - 26-27 April 2017

Amendment C86 was considered by a Planning Panel on 26-27 April 2017.

Council are currently waiting on the Planning Panel Report.

Council's submission to C86 can be viewed here: Council Submission to Panel - Part A(PDF, 552KB) and Council Submission to Panel - Part B(PDF, 711KB)

The expert witness statement can be viewed here: Expert Witness Statement(PDF, 2MB)

2.Colac Otway Combined Amendment C91 and Planning Permit Application PP58/2016-1

The Amendment affects a part of the land at 120 & 200 Barham River Road, Apollo Bay.

The Amendment proposes to re-subdivide a part of the land at 120 Barham River Road, Apollo Bay from 4 lots into 2 lots and re-zone one of those lots from the Rural Conservation Zone to the Public Use Zone 1 (Service and Utility), with the intention being to individually title the Barwon Water storage basin that is currently on two lots; and to re-zone a part of the land at 200 Barham River Road, Apollo Bay from the Public Use Zone 1 to the Rural Conservation Zone, to reflect the current use of that land.

The applicant for the permit is SMEC on behalf of Barwon Region Water Corporation.

The amendment documentation can be viewed here:

Combined C91 & PP58/2016-1 - Draft Instruction Sheet(PDF, 84KB)

Combined C91 & PP58/2016-1 - Draft Map RCZ & PUZ1(PDF, 101KB)

Combined C91 & PP58/2016-1 - Draft Planning Permit(PDF, 165KB)

Combined C91 & PP58/2016-1 - Explanatory Report(PDF, 283KB)

Any person who may be affected by the Amendment or by the granting of the permit may make a submission to the planning authority about the amendment and the application. Submissions must be made in writing giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the Amendment is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

Name and contact details of submitters are required for Council to consider submissions and to notify such persons of the opportunity to attend Council meetings and any public hearing held to consider submissions.

The closing date for submissions is Wednesday 16 November 2016.  Written submissions should be titled “Amendment C91 Submission” and must be sent to Strategic Planning, Colac Otway Shire Council, PO Box 283, COLAC VIC 3250 or via e-mail to inq@colacotway.vic.gov.au.

If you have any queries concerning this matter, please contact the Planning, Building & Health Department by email inq@colacotway.vic.gov.au or telephone 5232 9400, referencing Amendment C91.

 

3.Colac Otway Combined Amendment C92 and Planning permit application PP82/2016-1

The Amendment affects a part of the land at 120 Pound Road, Elliminyt.

The Amendment proposes to re-zone a part of 120 Pound Road, Elliminyt from the Rural Living Zone to the General Residential Zone, to facilitate the subdivision of the land for two existing dwellings; and amend the long term settlement boundary of the Colac Framework Plan within Clause 21.03-2 of the Colac Otway Planning Scheme.

The applicant for the permit is Rod Bright & Associates Pty Ltd on behalf of Damien & Jenny Gatens.

The amendment documentation can be viewed here:

Combined C92 & PP82/2016-1 -  Draft Instruction Sheet

Combined C92 & PP82/2016-1 -   Draft Map GRZ1

Combined C92 & PP82/2016-1 -   Draft MSS Clause 21.03

Combined C92 & PP82/2016-1 -   Draft Planning Permit

Combined C92 & PP82/2016-1 -   Explanatory Report

Any person who may be affected by the Amendment may make a submission to the planning authority about the Amendment. Submissions must be made in writing giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the Amendment is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

Name and contact details of submitters are required for Council to consider submissions and to notify such persons of the opportunity to attend Council meetings and any public hearing held to consider submissions.

The closing date for submissions is Wednesday 2 November 2016. Written submissions should be titled “Amendment C92 Submission” and must be sent to Strategic Planning, Colac Otway Shire Council, PO Box 283, COLAC VIC 3250 or via e-mail to inq@colacotway.vic.gov.au.

If you have any queries concerning this matter, please contact the Planning, Building & Health Department by email inq@colacotway.vic.gov.au or telephone 5232 9400, referencing Amendment C92.

 

4.Completed Amendments

C78 - Colac Otway Amendment