Planning Scheme Amendment C247 - Corrections and schedule updates

The Greater Bendigo City Council has prepared Amendment C247gben (the Amendment) to the Greater Bendigo Planning Scheme (the planning scheme). The amendment affects land throughout the municipality of Greater Bendigo and proposes to improve the planning scheme by: 

  • Implementing further recommendations of the Greater Bendigo Planning Scheme Review, 2019.  

  • Making administrative changes to update the planning scheme to be consistent with the Ministerial Direction – Form and Content of Planning Schemes

  • Rezoning land which is inappropriately zoned and to correct mapping and ordinance anomalies. 

  • Removing overlays which are outdated or have been identified by relevant agencies as no longer required. 

  • Rezoning land in accordance with recommendations of the Greater Bendigo Public Space Plan, 2019 and the Commercial Land and Activity Centre Strategy, 2015.    

The Amendment is on public exhibition until Monday 19 December 2022. You are able to inspect the amendment and any supporting documents, including the explanatory report about the amendment, free of charge, at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website

To make a request to inspect the documents in person at the office of the City of Greater Bendigo please call 1300 002 642 or email [email protected].     

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 Monday 19 December, 2022.

A submission must be sent to the City of Greater Bendigo Strategic Planning Unit, PO Box 733, Bendigo, VIC 3552, or via email to [email protected]

Enquiries about the amendment can be made by email to [email protected] or by contacting Rebecca Fisher on 1300 002 642.

Amendment Number
On Exhibition

  • Council approved amendment request
  • Council approved additions to amendment request
  • Minister authorised preparation of the amendment
  • Exhibition commences
  • Exhibition concludes

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