Whitehorse City Council

Blackburn Lakes Surrounds Study

The Blackburn Lake Surrounds Study reviewed the Blackburn area to ascertain its relative landscape character significance.

The purpose of the study was to:

  • Review the area identified in the Strategic Framework Plan (of the Whitehorse MSS) surrounding the existing SLO - Blackburn
  • Investigate the urban and vegetation characteristics of the area
  • Identify areas of special vegetation and landscape quality
  • Ensure that the Overlay boundaries reflect the areas which have the appropriate balance between vegetation and built form
The recommendations of the study were implemented as part of Amendments C46 and C50.

Click on the following link to read the study: pdf icon Blackburn Lake Surrounds Study (9.34MB)