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Open Space Strategy

By 2031, the City's population is forecast to increase by 34,000 people. Approximately 16,000 of new residents are expected in and around Footscray.

Have your say - Amendment C137

To implement the Open Space Strategy, we are proposing changes to the Maribyrnong Planning Scheme known as Amendment C137

More information
Planning Scheme Amendment C137 - Open Space Contributions Policy

Open Space Strategy

Open Space in Maribyrnong

The Open Space Strategy will guide the future provision, design and management of public open space in the City of Maribyrnong over the next 18 years. This includes:

  • Identifying a range of open space functions across the City to ensure the community has access to a variety of leisure and recreational opportunities
  • Identifying areas of the City in need of open space based on current and future demographics
  • Detail a capital program of open space improvements
  • Confirm an open space contribution rate for new developments to assist the provision and funding of new open space

The Open Space Strategy was adopted on 21 October 2014.

For more information contact:
City Design
9688 0200

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