Planning Scheme Amendment C218 to the Hume Planning Scheme

Council has prepared Planning Scheme Amendment C218 to the Hume Planning Scheme. Amendment C218 proposes to rezone a number of employment precincts within the municipality from Commercial 2 Zone to the Industrial 3 Zone. The Amendment has been undertaken to allow existing uses to continue and to facilitate the long-term protection of key employment precincts from inappropriate development.

The amendment applies to land currently zoned Commercial 2 and described as:

  • Land bounded by Jack Roper Reserve and Merlynston Creek, Camp Road, Upfield Railway Line, and Western Ring Road, Broadmeadows;
  • Land bounded by Camp Road, Upfield Railway Line, Geach Street and Dallas Drive, Broadmeadows (known as Northcorp Industry Park);
  • Land to the north of the Tullamarine Freeway within Westmeadows and bounded by the Tullamarine Freeway to the south, Mickleham Road to the east and residential properties to the north;
  • Land to the south of the Tullamarine Freeway within Tullamarine and bounded by Mickleham Road, Derby Street, and Springbank Street;
  • Land within Tullamarine bounded by Melrose Drive, Post Office Street, Airport Drive, and Trade Park Reserve;
  • Land within Tullamarine bounded by Annandale Road, Keilor Park Drive, Keilor Park Recreation Reserve, and Commonwealth land; and
  • 700 and 750 Hume Highway, Craigieburn and 95-135 Amaroo Road, Craigieburn.

The location of each precinct and more information on the Amendment can be found here.

The Amendment was placed on public exhibition from 9 March 2017 and closed on 1 May 2017. A total of 21 submissions were received during the formal exhibition period. Council resolved on 24 July 2017 to refer the amendment and all submissions to an Independent Planning Panel for consideration. The public hearing will commence on Monday, 16 October and run until Friday, 20 October 2017.

The expert witness reports submitted for the public hearing are available below:


Updated : 3:17 PM, 12 October 2017

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