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Notice of the preparation of an amendment - Amendment C109well
Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Planning and Environment Act 1987


Notice of the preparation of an amendment

Amendment C109well

The Wellington Shire Council has prepared Amendment C109well to the Wellington Planning Scheme.

The Amendment applies to all land in Wellington Shire.

The amendment proposes to replace the Municipal Strategic Statement (MSS) at Clause 21 and local policies at Clause 22 of the Wellington Planning Scheme with a Municipal Planning Strategy and combined Planning Policy Framework whilst also making changes to a selected number of local zone and overlay schedules consistent with:

  • the Victoria Planning Provisions as a result of Amendment VC148, and
  • the Ministerial Direction – Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

You may inspect the amendment, any documents that support the amendment and the explanatory report about the amendment, free of charge, at the following locations:

  • during office hours, at the office of the planning authority, Wellington Shire Council, 18 Desailly Street, Sale Vic 3850.
  • at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website
  • On Wellington Shire Council’s website, at

Any person who may be affected by the amendment may make a submission to the planning authority about the amendment. Submissions must be made in writing 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.

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 public hearing held to consider submissions. The closing date for submissions is 5 September 2022. A submission must be sent to the Strategic Planning Department, Wellington Shire Council, PO Box 506, SALE VIC 3850

The planning authority must make a copy of every submission available at its office for any person to inspect free of charge for two months after the amendment comes into operation or lapses.

David Morcom
Chief Executive Officer

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