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Amendment C271wsea - Mernda Regional Recreation Reserve

Amendment C271 proposes to rezone the land for the Mernda Regional Recreation Reserve to a Public Park and Recreation Zone, and to amend Heritage Overlay 68 (HO68 – Preston Hall) to allow prohibited land uses, subject to a planning permit.

What area does the amendment apply to?

The Amendment affects the following properties:

  • 1470 Plenty Road, Mernda;
  • 1475W Plenty Road, Mernda;
  • 1485 Plenty Road, Mernda;
  • 1485W Plenty Road, Mernda;
  • 15A Everton Drive, Mernda; and,
  • 55A Everton Drive, Mernda

What changes are proposed?

The amendment proposes the following changes to the Whittlesea Planning Scheme:

  • Rezone part of 1470, 1475W, 1485, 148W Plenty Road, Mernda and 15A, 55A Everton Drive, Mernda to a Public Park and Recreation Zone;
  • Amend Planning Scheme Map No. 13 by applying a Public Park and Recreation Zone;
  • Amends schedule to clause 36.02 Public Park and Recreation Zone to apply a permit exemption for use or development on the subject land in accordance with the Mernda Strategy Plan (amended December 2016); and
  • Amends the column relating to prohibited uses in HO68 (Preston Hall) from “no” to “yes”.

Public exhibition

Amendment C271wsea is currently being exhibited until 12 June 2023.

To view amendment documents click on the tab below.

Planning documents on exhibition

The amendment can also be inspected free of charge at the City of Whittlesea Civic Centre, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang.

Make a submission

Any person who may be affected by the amendment may make a submission, it is important that you make a submission in writing via:

Mail: Chief Executive Officer

City of Whittlesea

Locked Bag 1

Bundoora MDC VIC 3083

The closing date for submissions is 12 June 2023.

Please note that submissions are part of an open public process. If you choose to make a submission, you consent to your submission being made public and being identified as the author of the submission.

Further information

For further information on the amendment please contact City of Whittlesea’s Strategic Futures department.

Telephone: 9217 2170