Amendment C172mari

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Planning and Environment Act 1987


Notice of the Preparation of an Amendment

Amendment C172mari

The Maribyrnong City Council has prepared Amendment C172mari to the Maribyrnong Planning Scheme.

The land affected by the Amendment is land included within the heritage precincts shown on the map below.

The Amendment proposes to:



  • apply the heritage overlay to the identified precincts on a permanent basis in order to implement the West Footscray Inter-war and Post-war Heritage Precinct Study March 2021 (Heritage Alliance);
  • incorporate Statements of Significance and Heritage Design Guidelines in the Planning Scheme into the schedule to Clause 72.04;
  • introduce West Footscray Inter-war and Post-war Heritage Precinct Study March 2021 (Heritage Alliance) into Clause 72.08 Background Documents;
  • update the Permit Exemptions in the Heritage Precinct Incorporated Plan July 2021 to include the identified heritage precincts;
  • rezone properties in the precincts from General Residential Zone (GRZ) to Neighbourhood Residential Zone (NRZ);
  • insert a new Schedule 2 to the Neighbourhood Residential Zone;
  • rezone 39 Dempster Street, West Footscray from General Residential Zone (GRZ) to Public Park and Recreation Zone (PPRZ);
  • amend the Housing Framework Plan in Clause 21.07 in the Municipal Strategic Statement to identify the precincts as limited change areas.


You may inspect the Amendment, any documents that support the Amendment and the explanatory report about the Amendment, free of charge, at: the Maribyrnong City Council website at; during office hours, at the office of the planning authority, Maribyrnong City Council, 61 Napier Street, Footscray; or at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website, 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 7 April 2022. A submission must be sent to either: online at; email; or post Maribyrnong City Council, Strategic Planning Amendment C172, PO Box 58, West Footscray, Victoria 3012.

The planning authority must make a copy of every submission available at its office and/or on its website for any person to inspect, free of charge, for two months after the Amendment comes into operation or lapses.


Chief Executive Officer