Proposed planning scheme amendments for the Eltham and Diamond Creek Major Activity Centres

New structure plans for the Eltham and Diamond Creek Major Activity Centres were formally adopted by Council in 2020.

Two planning scheme amendments to implement and give statutory weight to these adopted structure plans have been drafted and were presented to the Council Meetings on 14 December 2021 and 22 March 2022. The amendments are:

The Council Meeting of 22 March 2022 resolved to take the necessary steps to commence the planning scheme amendments (subject to modifications to the amendments) in accordance with the requirements of the Planning & Environment Act 1987. These steps firstly include to seek authorisation from the Minister for Planning to “prepare” (i.e. commence) the amendments and then, if authority is provided, to place the proposed amendments on public exhibition.

The agenda and minutes of the relevant Council Meetings are available here: Meeting minutes and agendas - Nillumbik Shire Council

If you have any enquiries regarding the proposed planning scheme amendments or the adopted structure plans, please contact Council’s Strategic Planning Unit on 9433 3111 or