Amendment C163

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Planning and Environment Act 1987


Notice of the preparation of an amendment

Amendment C163mari



The Maribyrnong City Council has prepared Amendment C163 to the Maribyrnong Planning Scheme.

The land affected by the amendment includes properties within the Tree Protection Zone of trees identified as significant in the ‘Maribyrnong Significant Tree Register 2019’.

The amendment proposes to replace the interim control protecting trees in the register with a permanent control and make associated changes to the Municipal Strategic Statement. The interim control was applied via Amendment C165mari on 4 June 2020.

Specifically, the amendment proposes to:

  • Amend Clause 21.05 (Environment and Landscape Values) by including a new objective and strategies to protect and enhance significant trees.

  • Amend Clause 21.12 (Reference Documents) to include the ‘Maribyrnong Significant Tree Register (2019)’ as a reference document in the planning scheme.

  • Insert Schedule 2 to the Environmental Significance Overlay (ESO) and apply it to properties within the Tree Protection Zones of trees identified in the ‘Maribyrnong Significant Tree Register (2019)’.

  • Delete interim Schedule 3 to the ESO and remove from properties within the Tree Protection Zones of trees identified in the ‘Maribyrnong Significant Tree Register (2019)’ 


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 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 Thursday 6 August 2020. A submission must be sent to Maribyrnong City Council via:


Maribyrnong City Council

Strategic Planning Amendment C163

PO Box 58 Footscray VIC 3011



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