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Planning scheme amendments

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Every Wodonga Planning Scheme amendment is placed on public exhibition to allow the affected parties and the public to view the amendment and make submissions to either support or object the amendment. 

Amendments are generally placed on public exhibition for one month. 

Notice of when an amendment is on exhibition appears in The Border Mail on a Wednesday or Saturday. Anyone can view the amendment when on exhibition at our offices at 104 Hovell St, Wodonga during business hours. 

Submissions to an amendment must be made in writing, be submitted before the closing date and addressed to: 

Chief Executive Officer,
Wodonga Council,
PO Box 923,
Wodonga, VIC 3689 

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Before making a submission, or if you have any further enquiries, please phone our planning team on (02) 6022 9300 to discuss.

Wodonga Planning Scheme Amendment and Planning Permit C132

The panel hearing for Wodonga Planning Scheme Amendment C132wdon and permit application 103/2018 is scheduled to proceed by video conference from Thursday, May 21, 2020 to Friday, May 22, 2020. Parties to the hearing have been contacted regarding these arrangements. The hearing is open to the public. To observe proceedings, please contact Planning Panels Victoria at planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au
The amendment C132, is a combined planning permit application and planning scheme amendment under Section 96A of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (the Act) which affects land – Lot 128 on PS733790 (corner of Verbena St and Arnica Circuit) at Baranduda.

The amendment seeks to facilitate the development of a Neighbourhood Convenience Centre at Baranduda, in accordance with the Wodonga Growth Strategy (WGS), the Wodonga Municipal Strategic Statement and the Wodonga Activity Centre Hierarchy Strategy (July 2019).

The amendment proposes to:
  • Rezone land (Lot 128 on PS 733790) from General Residential Zone (GRZ) to Mixed Use Zone (MUZ).  

The planning permit 103/2018, seeks approval for the following.

  • Use of land for retail premises in the Mixed Use Zone.
  • Construct a building and carry out works associated with a Section 2 use in the MUZ.
  • Construct a building and carry out works associated with retail premises in the BMO.

The amendment was on public exhibition from November 21, 2019 to January 10, 2020. 

 If you have any queries regarding this matter please contact the Strategic Planning team on 02 6022 9300 OR by email to tcheetham@wodonga.vic.gov.au 

Any person who may be affected by the amendment may make a submission to the planning authority about the amendment. Submission must be in writing giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the amendment is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

Name and contact details of submitters are required for council to consider submissions and to notify persons of the opportunity to attend council meetings and any public hearing held to consider submissions.

The closing date for submissions was on January 10, 2020.


Amendment C132 explanatory documents
Council resources