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Waterford Valley Residential Aged Care Facility (Amendment C176knox)

Amendment C176knox amends the Knox Planning Scheme to enable the consideration of a residential aged care facility with associated uses at the site at 145 and 153 Bunjil Way, Knoxfield.

The site is currently vacant and is designated for hotel and function/conference centre uses under the current planning framework.

About the Amendment

Amendment C176knox amends Schedule 1 to Clause 37.02 Comprehensive Development Zone (CDZ1) to:

  • enable the consideration of a 'residential aged care facility' use
  • enable the consideration of 'convenience shop' and 'food and drink premises (other than hotel and tavern)' uses on the ground floor of a residential aged care facility
  • include new application requirements and development requirements for a residential aged care facility, including a height restriction of maximum six storeys
  • make other minor modifications to enable the changes.

The Amendment also:

  • revises the Waterford Valley Comprehensive Development Plan to indicate ‘Residential aged care facility’ and associated uses as a conditional use for the site. It also updates the Schedule to Clause 72.04 to reflect the revised Incorporated Document.
  • amends the Schedule to Clause 66.04 to include the requirement to refer any planning permit applications to Melbourne Water as a recommending referral authority.

The Minister for Planning approved and gazetted the Amendment in March 2020.

Amendment C176knox and all supporting documents are available at the Department Environment, Land, Water and Planning website.

Find out more about Planning Scheme Amendments.

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