At the Ordinary meeting of 21 June 2022, Council resolved to seek Authorisation from the Minister for Planning to prepare and formally exhibit Amendment C114.
Authorisation from the Minister for Planning was granted on 3 January 2023.
The Amendment was on public exhibition from 9 February 2023 to 12 March 2023.
The Minister for Planning has approved Amendment C114well to the Wellington Planning Scheme. The changes came into effect on Friday 23 June 2023.
Planning Scheme Amendment C114 applies to land within the North Sale Growth Area, which is bound by the existing Cobains Estate, Cobains Road, Sale to the west and Chinamans Lane to the east (see Figure 1 below). The Amendment rezoned the land from the Farming Zone (FZ) to the General Residential Zone - Schedule 1 (GRZ1). It also applied a new Development Plan Overlay - Schedule 13 (DPO13) to the land to support further residential subdivision in accordance with the ‘North Sale Development Plan (2018)’ (NSDP).
The Amendment has made the following key changes to the Wellington Planning Scheme:
The Amendment supports the coordinated delivery of much needed additional residential land in a long-established growth area of Sale and will facilitate the equitable and transparent delivery of key infrastructure items critical to supporting new development. The NSDP can be viewed using the following link:
Approved Amendment C114 documentation is available to view at the Department of Transport and Planning (DTP) Website.
For further information on this Amendment, please contact a member of the Strategic Planning Team on 1300 366 244.