Whitehorse City Council

Amendment C192

Amendment C192 to the Whitehorse Planning Scheme – Rezoning of 119 Surrey Road and 150-152B Springfield Road, Blackburn

This Amendment:

  • Rezoned 119 Surrey Road and 150-152B Springfield Road, Blackburn from the General Residential Zone (Schedule 1) to the Commercial 1 Zone;
  • Applied Design and Development Overlay (Schedule 4) to 119 Surrey Road and 150-152B Springfield Road, Blackburn; and
  • Applied an Environment Audit Overlay to 119 Surrey Road, Blackburn.

Following exhibition of the Amendment in February and March 2017 two submissions were received. At its meeting on 18 April 2017 Council resolved to request the Minister for Planning appoint an Independent Panel to consider the Amendment and the submissions.

On 19 May 2017, Panels Victoria directed that the matter be heard on the papers and written submissions were made by Council and the Amendment proponent. After considering submissions, the panel recommended that the amendment be adopted.

Planning Scheme Amendment C192 came into effect on 21 December 2017 when it was published in the Government Gazette.

To view the approved documents or the panel report associated with Amendment C192, please visit Planning Schemes Online.


Any personal information you may include in any submission to Council on the Amendment is collected for planning purposes in accordance with the Planning and Environment Act 1987. The public may view the submissions whilst the Amendment is being considered. In accordance with the “Improving Access to Planning Documents” Practice Note dated December 1999, a copy of your submission may be made available upon request. If you fail to provide this information your comments may not be considered. You may access this information by contacting Council on 9262 6303.