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Planning Scheme Amendment C213

Greater Dandenong has prepared Amendment C213 to the Greater Dandenong Planning Scheme. This amendment proposes to implement the adopted objectives of Amendment C182 Residential Planning Rules.

Greater Dandenong City Council is the planning authority exhibiting the Amendment. 

The Amendment applies to residential land surrounding the Dandenong, Springvale and Noble Park Activity Centres formerly proposed to be rezoned to Schedule 3 to the Residential Growth Zone by Amendment C182 except for land currently zoned Schedule 2 to the Residential Growth Zone surrounding Noble Park Activity Centre.

Please see the maps linked below under ‘Amendment Documents’.

What changes are proposed?

The Amendment will:

  • introduce a new Schedule 3 to the Clause 32.08 (General Residential Zone) for land in the Incremental Change – Transition Area;
  • rezone identified areas around our activities centres to General Residential Zone Schedule 3;
  • remove the minimum garden area requirement in the GRZ3; 
  • apply the default mandatory building height of 11 metres (3 storeys) in the GRZ3; and 
  • increase the minimum size of balconies from 8m2 to 10m2 and increasing the minimum width from 1.6m to 2m for those areas being rezoned from RGZ1 to GRZ3; and
  • reduce the minimum size of private open space from 50m2 to 40m2 with secluded part reduced from 30m2 to 25m2 (with the minimum dimension reduced from 5m to 3m) for those areas being rezoned from GRZ1 to GRZ3.

For further information click here to download the Amendment C213 Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions.


Amendment documents

Amendment C213 Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF - 1.16MB)

Amendment C213 Notice of the Preparation of an Amendment (PDF - 56KB)

Amendment C213 Explanatory Report (PDF - 67.9KB)

Amendment C213 Instruction Sheet (PDF - 61KB)

Amendment C213 Clause 21.03 (PDF - 4.4KB)

Amendment C213 Clause 21.04 (PDF - 5.94MB)

Amendment C213 Clause 22.09 (PDF - 3.5MB)

Amendment C213 Schedule 3 to Clause 32.08 (PDF - 100KB)

Amendment C213 Planning Scheme Map 1 (PDF - 1.3MB)

Amendment C213 Planning Scheme Map 4 (PDF - 1.15MB)

Amendment C213 Planning Scheme Map 5 (PDF - 1.91MB)

Amendment C213 Planning Scheme Map 6 (PDF - 1.41MB)

Amendment C213 Submission Form (PDF - 331KB)


Where you may inspect the Amendment

The Amendment documents can be inspected free of charge at any one of Council’s Customer Service Centres or visit the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) website at

Current status

Council will be considering a report on the submissions received on this amendment at the Council Meeting on Monday 12 August 2019.

A copy of the report will be made available from 12pm on Thursday 8 August at all of Council’s Customer Service Centres. Alternatively, click link to visit Council's website to read the online Agenda 12 August 2019.

Further information

For enquiries relating to this amendment, please contact Council's Strategic Planning department on 8571 1000 or email

For more information relating to Amendment C182, click here to visit the Great Homes, Greater Neighbourhoods Amendment C182 section of Council's website.