Design guidelines

Design guidelines for industrial and commercial developments were introduced into the Macedon Ranges Planning Scheme on 16 August 2012 as Amendment C71.

The guidelines are used in the preparation and assessment of permit applications for the following types of activities in the Industrial Zones and the Business 3 and 4 zones throughout the shire:

  • subdivisions
  • buildings and works
  • advertising and car parking on land.

To view the guidelines, see Design Guidelines for Industrial and Commercial Development for the Macedon Ranges Shire 2012 (Incorporated Document)(PDF, 6MB)

For more information, call our Strategic Planning team on (03) 5422 0333 or email