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Amendment C174bays – Heritage Controls at 38 Grosvenor Street, Brighton

This amendment has been prepared by the Bayside City Council who is the planning authority for this amendment. 

What will the amendment do?

The Amendment seeks to apply the Heritage Overlay to 38 Grosvenor Street, Brighton on a permanent basis. The current Heritage Overlay on the property has been applied on an interim basis, with those controls set to expire on 30 October 2020.

Amendment C174bays implements the recommendations of the heritage assessment undertaken on behalf of Council, which found the house to be of historical and aesthetic significance for the reasons outlined in the citation. 

Where are we up to?

The exhibition period for Amendment C174bays closed on 1 March 2020. Council considered all submissions received at its Ordinary Council Meeting on 24 March 2020.
At its meeting, Council resolved to request the Minister for Planning to appoint an independent Planning Panel to consider the submissions received.

Planning Panel Hearing

Due to COVID-19 and the associated physical distancing requirements, the Panel Hearing for Bayside Planning Scheme Amendment C174bays will proceed by video conference on 27 & 28 July 2020.

Parties to the Hearing have been contacted by Planning Panels Victoria regarding these arrangements. The Panel will hear this matter in an open forum, consistent with its obligation to conduct hearings in public.

To observe proceedings, you can access the live stream by entering the following details:

Monday 27 July 2020: 
Meeting ID: 870 4897 7331
Password: 348278

Tuesday 28 July 2020:
Meeting ID: 884 8201 7423
Password: 428506

If you have any questions, please contact Planning Panels Victoria at planning.panels [at] delwp.vic.gov.au.

As with in-person hearings, please be advised that the Hearing must not be recorded in any part or in any way without permission from the Panel. This includes audio and video recording.

Planning Panel - Expert Witness Reports

Expert Witness Statement - Helen Lardner Conservation & Design Pty Ltd on behalf of National Trust (PDF, 1.07MB)

Expert Witness Statement - Bryce Raworth Pty Ltd on behalf of Bayside City Council  (PDF, 8.10MB)

View the Amendment Documents Here

Amendment C174bays Explanatory Report (PDF, 294.95KB)
Amendment C174bays Instruction Sheet (PDF, 74.58KB)

Schedule to Clause 43.01 Heritage Overlay (PDF, 546.75KB)
Schedule to Clause 72.04 Documents Incorporated in this Planning Scheme (PDF, 118.41KB)

Amendment C174bays 001HO Map01  (PDF, 217.51KB)
Statement of Significance: Esme Johnston House  (PDF, 126.85KB)
Submissions to Amendment C174bays (redacted) (PDF, 52.13MB) 

Supporting documents:
Schedule to Clause 43.01 Heritage Overlay - track changes  (PDF, 547.39KB)
Schedule to Clause 72.04 Documents Incorporated in this Planning Scheme - track changes  (PDF, 118.90KB)
Esme Johnston House Heritage Assessment (David Helms Heritage Planning)  (PDF, 1.67MB)

These documents have been copied and made available for the purpose of the planning process as set out in the Planning and Environment Act 1987. The information must not be used for any other purpose. By taking a copy of this document you acknowledge and agree that you will only use the document for the purpose specified above and that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this document is strictly prohibited.