Affected location

Amendment C338 & PP1418/2015 - Thornhill Road, Highton

Current Status

Public Exhibition

Closing date: Monday, 3 April 2017

Council has prepared Amendment C338 to the planning scheme and it is currently on public exhibition. Submissions can be made online using the form below.

The amendment applies to the southern part of 176-194 Thornhill Road, Highton which currently contains a water storage basin.

The amendment proposes to rezone the surplus Barwon Water land from the Public Use Zone to the underlying General Residential Zone, and apply the Design and Development Overlay, consistent with the surrounding area.

A planning permit application (1418/2015) seeks approval for: a staged multi-lot subdivision of the land and removal of native vegetation, and buildings and works for the construction of a public access path. The path is proposed to be 2.5m wide and run from the subject land up to Roslyn Road.

Full details including plans, reports and an Information Sheet are provided below.


All submissions will be considered by the City of Greater Geelong, Councillors or Independent Panel as required.

Make a submission

Any person who may be affected by the amendment may make a submission. Submissions must be made giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the Amendment is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

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Terms and conditions

In accordance with the Planning and Environment Act 1987, Council must make available for inspection a copy of any submissions made. Council may also provide copies of submissions to other parties for the purpose of consideration as part of the planning process. Name and contact details of submitters are required for Council to consider submissions and to notify such persons of the opportunity to attend Council meetings and any Panel Hearing held to consider submissions.

Alternatively, written submissions can be sent to:

The Coordinator
Strategic Implementation
City of Greater Geelong
PO Box 104, Geelong Vic 3220