Residential development and housing capacity
Planning for residential growth through appropriate and responsible development
We’re reviewing our Planning Scheme to ensure it not only aligns with current State and local policy directions but also remains relevant and meets the needs of our community – and we’re keen to get your feedback on how we are doing.
There are eight key themes that we are reviewing, and we invite you to have your say on one or more. Feedback is open till 21 August 2022.
The Stonnington Planning Scheme came into operation on 13 July 2000, and sets out the direction for using, developing and protecting land within the city.
The Planning Scheme is made up for four key components:
Planning for residential growth through appropriate and responsible development
Making better use of open space and planning for more open space opportunities
Protecting our indigenous vegetation and built from heritage
Protecting, enhancing and conserving our distinctive character, leafy streetscapes and residential street design
Enhancing access and maintaining public realms
Including more green space in development and reducing building footprints
Including sustainable initiatives and energy efficiency in new buildings, zero net emissions, tree planting and embedding targets into Council planning and decision making, across all departments
Improving bike and pedestrian infrastructure, traffic management and improved parking
We acknowledge we are meeting on the Traditional Lands of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung and Bunurong peoples of the East Kulin Nations and pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.
We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We acknowledge their living connection to Country, relationship with the land and all living things extending back tens of thousands of years.
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