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Amendment C160: Highett structure plan

The updated Highett Structure Plan was adopted in September, 2018. Council has completed an amendment to the Bayside Planning Scheme to introduce the outcomes from the updated Structure Plan into policy. 

About Amendment C160

The Amendment updates the Bayside Planning Scheme by introducing new schedules to the residential zones in the structure plan area. Changes include:

  • New height limits in some areas
  • Smaller front garden setbacks
  • An extension to the Highett shopping strip

Where are we up to?

Council has finished the planning scheme amendment process and Amendment C160 is now with the Minister for Planning for a decision.

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Key Documents

View the Amendment Documents


If you would like to find out more, please contact our Strategic Planning department on (03) 9599 4368 or email