Notice of the Preparation of an Amendment - Amendment C116

The Maroondah City Council has prepared Amendment C116 to the Maroondah Planning Scheme.  The amendment proposes to introduce Heritage Overlay Controls; Neighbourhood Character Overlay controls and rezoning of land Neighbourhood Residential Zone.

The amendment proposes to introduce Heritage Overlay controls to:

  • 5 Caroline Street, Ringwood
  • 20 Caroline Street, Ringwood
  • 18 James Street, Ringwood
  • 22 James Street, Ringwood
  • 2-34 and 3-31 Haig Street, Ringwood
  • 20-32 and 21-35 Kendall Street, Ringwood
  • 4, 14, 16, 18 Ellison Street

Introduction of a Neighbourhood Character Overlay

  • 20 and 24-28A James Street, Ringwood
  • 19-29 James Street, Ringwood
  • 34 Kendall Street, Ringwood
  • 3-17 Ellison Street, Ringwood

Rezoning of land from General Residential Zone to Neighbourhood Residential Zone

  • 18-28A James Street, Ringwood
  • 19-29 James Street, Ringwood
  • 20-34 Kendall Street, Ringwood
  • 21-35 Kendall Street, Ringwood
  • 3-17 Ellison Street, Ringwood
  • 4-18 Ellison Street, Ringwood
  • 3-31 Haig Street, Ringwood
  • 2-34 Haig Street, Ringwood
  • 1-31 Caroline Street Ringwood
  • 2-36 Caroline Street Ringwood
  • 1-33 Henry Street Ringwood
  • 2-34 Henry Street Ringwood
  • 34, 38 Thomas Street Ringwood
  • 37A-57 Thomas Street Ringwood
  • 1-9 Emerald Street Ringwood
  • 62A Ford Street Ringwood
  • 2-10 Emerald Street Ringwood
  • 28-30B & 32A Greenwood Avenue Ringwood

You may inspect the amendment, any documents that support the amendment and the explanatory report about the amendment, free of charge, at the following locations:

during office hours, at the office of the planning authority, Maroondah City Council:

  • City Offices Service Centre, Braeside Avenue, Ringwood
  • Realm, Ringwood Town Square, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood
  • Civic Square Service Centre, Civic Square, Croydon
  • Croydon Library, Civic Square, Croydon

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 13 December 2018. A submission must be sent to Mr Phil Turner, Director Strategy & Community, Maroondah City Council, PO Box 156, Ringwood 3134 or via email at

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

Phil Turner
Director Strategy and Community