Whitehorse City Council

Amendment C194

Combined planning scheme amendment and planning permit application for 517 and 519-521 Station Street and 2-8 Oxford Street, Box Hill

Amendment C194 to the Whitehorse Planning Scheme was approved on 13 August 2018 and came into effect on 6 September 2018 when notice of the amendment was published in the Victorian Government Gazette.

The planning scheme amendment affects the land located at 517 and 519-521 Station Street, Box Hill and 2-8 Oxford Street, Box Hill and the planning permit application affects land located at 517 and 519-521 Station Street, Box Hill.

The planning scheme amendment rezones the land at 517 and 519-521 Station Street, Box Hill from the Public Use Zone  to the Mixed Use Zone (MUZ); rezones the land at 2-8 Oxford Street Box Hill from the Residential Growth Zone to the MUZ; amends the Schedule to Clause 52.03 to include the Incorporated Document entitled “517 and 519-521 Station Street, Box Hill, December 2016” and amends the Schedule to Clause 81.01 to include the Incorporated Document entitled “517 and 519-521 Station Street, Box Hill, December 2016”.map of Amendment C194

The approved planning permit application for 517 and 519-521 Station Street, Box Hill is for the construction of three buildings (2 buildings up to 18 storeys and 1 building up to 6 storeys) including up to 3 levels of basement car parking and comprising retail premises, offices, restricted recreational facility (gymnasium), medical centre, accommodation, serviced apartments and a child care facility. The land at 2-6 Oxford Street, which contains the Uniting Church, is not included in the planning permit application.

Planning Panel

An independent Planning Panel was appointed by the Minister for Planning to consider the Amendment and the submissions received.  The Panel Hearing was held over five days from 2 October until 6 October 2017 at the Box Hill Town Hall. A copy of the pdf icon Panel Timetable (151.49kB) is available for viewing.

For more information on the Planning Panel process please visit Planning Panels Victoria.

Panel Report

Council received the panel’s report on 6 December 2017. A copy of the report has been sent to all parties who presented at the Panel Hearing, and is available for download:

Expert Evidence Reports

Amendment Documents

Planning Permit documents

 * The ESD Management Plan is very large file and is unable to be uploaded to the website. If you wish to view this document please contact Council’s Strategic Planning Unit on 9262 6303.


Privacy Statement
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.