Amendment C239morn seeks to apply a new Heritage Overlay (HO543) over Fenton Hall in Merricks North and extend the existing Heritage Overlay (HO127) over the former Camp Buxton site to include the open-air memorial chapel and fire pit.
The amendment applies to:
- Part of 181 Bittern-Dromana Road, Merricks North
- 39-45 Marine Parade, Shoreham and part of 47-57 Marine Parade Shoreham
The amendment is required to recognise and protect places of heritage significance. It does this by:
1. Applying a new permanent Heritage Overlay (HO543) to land at 181 Bittern-Dromana Road in Merricks North to protect Fenton Hall.
2. Increasing the existing Heritage Overlay (HO127) on land at 39-45 Marine Parade and part of 47-57 Marine Parade in Shoreham to cover all parts of the former Camp Buxton including the entire open-air chapel and to revise the heritage citation.
You can inspect all documents relating to the amendment free of charge via the ‘Browse amendments – C239morn’ Amendments (planning.vic.gov.au)’ webpage on the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning’s website
Exhibition of the amendment concluded on Friday, 18 March 2022. You can view all submissions below, which have been redacted to protect submitters’ privacy:
Council decided during the Planning Services Committee meeting on 9 May 2022 Council/Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes - Mornington Peninsula Shire (mornpen.vic.gov.au) to refer submissions to an independent planning panel for review and recommendations. The Panel conducted a public hearing on 12 July 2022 and delivered its report to Council on 9 August 2022. All panel-related documents including Council’s submission to the panel and the panel’s report can be found in the Document Library.
Council has considered the panel’s report and recommendations and decided to adopt the amendment during the Planning Services Committee meeting on 24 October 2022.
Council/Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes - Mornington Peninsula Shire (mornpen.vic.gov.au)
You can view the updated amendment documents in the attachments to the meeting minutes. Council has submitted the amendment to the Minister for Planning for approval.
Once a decision by the Minister for Planning has been made and gazetted, Council will send a formal notice of the Minister’s decision to all submitters as well as any other person or organisation as directed by the Minister.
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If Council adopts the amendment, with or without changes, the amendment is then submitted to the Minister for Planning for consideration and decision.
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