Council is seeking community feedback on the draft

Structure Plan for the Diamond Creek Activity Centre.


PLEASE NOTE: Due to health concerns about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and recommendations regarding social distancing, the drop-in information sessions scheduled for Saturday 21 March and Saturday 28 March have been cancelled.


A structure plan sets a vision and objectives for a township or activity centre with the aim of providing opportunities for local jobs, housing, services, retail, quality places to meet and socialise and also to create a safe, accessible, well-designed centre that reflects local character.

For further information about Major Activity Centres and the purpose of a structure plan, see “Frequently Asked Questions” on this page.

You can read the Diamond Creek Activity Centre Draft Structure Plan here and provide your feedback below.

If you have any queries, please call 9433 3111 or email strategic.planning@nillumbik.vic.gov.au


Council has also prepared a draft structure plan for the Eltham Major Activity Centre. You can provide your feedback on that document here.


NB: You will need to register or sign in to Participate Nillumbik to complete the form.

If you would prefer to upload a submission, you can do so at the end of the form.

Submissions close at 11.59pm on Wednesday 29 April 2020.


Opportunity for Council to hear verbal submissions may be restricted at the present time, although the policy is currently scheduled to be considered at the Future Nillumbik Committee on 14 July 2020.

If you wish to speak to your submission, you must register here.


Diamond Creek Structure Plan - Feedback form


You can provide your feedback to some or all of the questions.

Before you share your feedback, we advise you to read the full draft plan.

(NB: Reading the full draft plan will allow you to view additional material such as a discussion on each of the themes and also to view maps at Appendix A of each plan that show some recommended increases to the existing height limits for buildings.)


You can also access summaries of key information about each of the 5 themes and 7 precincts by clicking on the blue links in the feedback form below.




Vision

A structure plan provides a vision statement for a major activity centre to guide its future development.


Themes

The Vision for the Activity Centre is achieved by the realisation of Objectives and Strategies grouped under five themes.

Click on the blue links for a summary of each theme. For full details, see the draft plan.



Precincts

The activity centre comprises 7 precincts, each with a preferred character, objectives, strategies and design guidelines.

You can see the full Precinct Plan here.

Click on the blue links below for a summary of each precinct. For full details, see the draft plan.



If you would like to upload a submission, you can do so here.

Privacy Collection Notice

Nillumbik Shire Council is collecting your personal information for the purpose of facilitating effective community engagement in relation to Council’s draft Diamond Creek Activity Centre Structure Plan.

The full content of a personal submission including any name/s is a public record and may be made available for public inspection and included in Council business papers.

Anonymous personal submissions will not be accepted as only registered users of the Participate Nillumbik site can complete the feedback form. Names will not be redacted unless anonymity is expressly requested and confidentiality granted to a submission.

The full content of a submission made on behalf of an organisation in relation to Council’s draft Diamond Creek Activity Centre Structure Plan, including the name of the organisation is a public record and may be made available for public inspection and included in Council business papers.

Information collected as a registered user (other than your name) on the Participate Nillumbik site is not deemed to be part of your submission.

You have the right to access and correct your personal information. Enquiries for access should be made to the Privacy Officer 9433 3271, privacy@nillumbik.vic.gov.au or PO Box 476, Greensborough Vic 3088.