Amendment C388 Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESD) Policy

Current Status


The Amendment was adopted by Council on 9 April 2019 and sent to the Minister for Planning for approval on 29 April 2019.

A full copy of the minutes from the meeting is published below under "Supporting Documents".


Council will consider an officer’s report at the 9 April 2019 meeting and will decide whether the amendment should be adopted.
The Council meeting agenda will be published here.


Public exhibition of Amendment C388 has now closed.

The next step is for a report on submissions to be prepared and considered by Council at the meeting date shown above.


The amendment introduces an Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESD) Policy into the Greater Geelong Planning Scheme in a new Clause 22.68.  The amendment also makes changes to the Local Planning Policy Framework at Clauses 21.02 and 21.05 to reflect the ESD Policy.

The decision to prepare and exhibit the Amendment was made by Council at its meeting of 14 August 2018.  The minutes from the meeting can be found below under 'Supporting Documents'.


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

Submissions are now closed