Amendment overview

Amendment C365 proposes to apply the Heritage Overlay to 372-378 Little Bourke Street (Chart House) on a permanent basis, recognising the entirety of the subject site as contributory to the Guildford and Hardware Laneways Heritage Precinct. An interim Heritage Overlay was introduced to the subject site through Amendment C355 in August 2019, set to expire in June 2020.

Amendment C365 will implement the recommendations of the Guildford and Hardware Laneways Heritage Study May 2017 (Updated September 2019), which was revised to recognise Chart House as a contributory building to the Guildford and Hardware Laneways Precinct.

Amendment background

Amendment C365 will:

Map of area affected by Amendment C365:

Map of area affected by Amendment C365

Panel hearing

As directed by the Panel, the Council’s Part A submission to Amendment C365 and the expert witness statements are available in the document library below:

  • Peter Barrett
  • Robyn Riddett
  • Jim Gard’ner

Submissions have been reviewed by Council and referred to an independent panel. A panel hearing will be held on Monday 9 December and Tuesday 10 December 2019:

  • Monday 9 December, 9am to 6pm
    Planning Panels Victoria, Hearing Room 2 (Ground Floor)
    1 Spring Street, Melbourne
  • Tuesday 10 December, 9am to 12pm
    Regent Room, Melbourne Town Hall,
    120 Swanston Street, Melbourne

A hardcopy of original submissions is available at Council.

Before making a final decision on the amendment, Council will consider the independent panel's advice. If the amendment is adopted by Council, then it will be submitted to the Minister for Planning for final approval.

Document Library

Panel report

Expert Witness Statements

Amendment C365