Amendment C162mari

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Planning and Environment Act 1987


Notice of the preparation of an amendment

Amendment C162mari 

The Maribyrnong City Council has prepared Amendment C162 to the Maribyrnong Planning Scheme.

The amendment affects land in the West Footscray Neighbourhood Activity Centre and corridor east of the centre connecting to West Footscray Railway Station. This is broadly described as land fronting Barkly Street between Argyle Street, West Footscray, and Gordon Street, Footscray, as well as the land south of Barkly Street, Footscray, generally bounded by Hocking Street, Cross Street and Whitten Oval (inclusive of 8 Cross Street). A map illustrating the affected land is in the Explanatory Report. 

The amendment seeks to implement the land use and built form directions of the West Footscray Neighbourhood Plan 2018. It proposes to extend commercial zonings in the West Footscray Neighbourhood Activity Centre and introduce design and development provisions to manage change in the activity centre and adjacent Barkly Street East and West Footscray Railway Station precincts. It also identifies sites of existing or potential contamination and applies provisions to manage their remediation and redevelopment.

You may inspect the amendment, any documents that support the amendment and the explanatory report about the amendment, free of charge, on the website of Maribyrnong City Council at or the website of Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning at

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 14 December 2020.

A submission must be sent to Maribyrnong City Council, Strategic Planning Department Amendment C162 via post to PO Box 58 Footscray VIC 3011; email; or lodged online at

The planning authority must make a copy of every submission available for any person to inspect free of charge for two months after the amendment comes into operation or lapses.



Stephen Wall

Chief Executive Officer