Planning scheme amendment process

Sometimes the Maribyrnong Planning Scheme may need to be changed to reflect new circumstances. This can be an amendment to planning maps (often rezoning), or a changes to a written part.

Proposing an amendment

An amendment can be initiated by a planning authority (including Council) or by other parties. 

A proponent must be able to demonstrate adequate justification as to why an amendment should be prepared. 

Preparing an amendment

Before an amendment can be prepared, the proposal must be authorised by the Minister for Planning.

For more information about the Planning Scheme Amendment process visit the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

How much does it cost?

Fees are set by the State Government and levied at different stages of the amendment process.