The Macedon Ranges Planning Scheme is a statutory document which sets out planning controls for land in the Macedon Ranges Shire. It guides the use, development and protection of land in our region.
Councils are required to regularly review their Planning Schemes to ensure they are up-to-date and provide clear and relevant guidance.
The Industrial Design Guidelines (Amendment C71) must be considered when developing industrial or commercial land.
Council prepared a combined planning scheme amendment and planning permit application under Section 96A of the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
The structure plan articulates the vision and strategic framework for how the town will accommodate projected population growth through to the year 2036.
The amendment was approved by the Minister for Planning and gazetted on 15 June 2017.
The structure plan articulates the vision and strategic framework for accommodating growth of Riddells Creek through to 2036.
The amendment was approved by the Minister for Planning and gazetted on 21 December 2017.
At its meeting to consider submissions on 22 March 2017, Council resolved to abandon the amendment.
The amendment was approved and gazetted by the Minister for Planning on 16 January 2020.
Amendment C138 was approved and gazetted on 23 July 2020.
Amendment C127 implements the adopted heritage study by placing the Heritage Overlay on 32 places.
The amendment corrects errors and anomalies and makes minor changes to mapping and ordinance of the Planning Scheme.
This amendment was gazetted on 11 June 2020 and expired on 11 December 2021.
The amendment was gazetted on 1 October 2020.
Council initiated an amendment in 2021 to introduce a new Heritage Overlay to protect the Bunjil Creek bridge and bluestone channel.