Independent Planning Panel established to hear submissions

April 14, 2016

On 8 March 2016, the Future Melbourne Committee resolved to request the Minister for Planning appoint an Independent Panel to consider the submissions to Melbourne Planning Scheme Amendment C245.

View the Future Melbourne Committee 8 March 2016 committee report and minutes.

A three person panel has now been appointed. A directions hearing was held on Tuesday 12 April 2016 with the Panel Hearing to commence on Monday 2 May 2016. The panel members are Trevor McCullough, Lorina Nervegna and Tania Quick.

All submitters to amendment C245 have been notified of the resolutions of the 8 March 2016 Future Melbourne Committee meeting and panel hearing dates.

Anyone who made a submission during the formal public consultation period has been invited by Planning Panels Victoria to present their submission at the panel hearing. Members of the public can attend the panel hearing to listen to the discussions.

Planning Panels Victoria will provide a timetable of speakers and the running order for the panel hearing. This will be made available on the City of Melbourne website.

Documentation relevant to the panel hearing will also be made available on the Planning and Building page.