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Amendment C359 Combined Heritage Amendment

Current Status

Public Exhibition

Closing date: Monday, 2 October 2017

Council has prepared Amendment C359 to the Planning Scheme and it is now on public exhibition.   Submissions can be made online using the form below.    


The amendment proposes to:

  • implement the findings of the City Fringe Heritage Area Review 2016 through changes to existing heritage overlays and the addition of new heritage overlays and local planning policies.

  • implement some of the findings of the Outer Areas Heritage Study 1998-2000, as updated by the Ceres Heritage Study Report 2017 through the application of the heritage overlay to 6 individual sites.

  • implement the findings of the Former Dennys Lascelles Woolstore Heritage Assessment 2017 through the application of an individual heritage overlay.

  • amend various mapping and schedule anomalies within the Heritage Overlay.

The amendment also proposes to delete the heritage overlay (HO741) and the Environmental Audit Overlay (EAO) from the former ropewalk at 9 Scarlett Street Geelong West.


The "Notice of Preparation of Amendment", "Explanatory Report" and the maps below under Amendment Documents provide full details of the proposed heritage overlay changes.


The following maps provide a summary of the changes in the three City Fringe areas:


City Fringe Heritage Area East Map - area bounded by Garden Street, Eastern Beach, Bellerine Street and Myers Street which shows the changes to the Heritage Overlay in this area.  


City Fringe Heritage Area North Map  - area at Mercer Street and Western Beach Road which shows the changes to the Heritage Overlay in this area. 


City Fringe Heritage Area West Map - area bounded by La Trobe Terrace, McKillop Street, Gheringhap Street and Little Malop Street which shows the changes to the Heritage Overlay in this area.  

Amendment Documents

Supporting Documents

View printed copies of these documents at:

City of Greater Geelong, Customer Service Centre - Ground floor
100 Brougham Street, Geelong 3220 - 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday


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