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Amendment C161 - Hawthorn Football Club, Tootal Road, Dingley

The Amendment seeks to insert a new Incorporated Document titled ‘Hawthorn Football Club – Function Centre and Signage Controls’ into the Schedule to Clauses 52.03 and Clause 81.01 of the Kingston Planning Scheme.

Specifically, this Incorporated Document allows for:

  • A planning permit for a function centre with greater than 150 patrons to be applied for;
  • Outdoor advertising signage associated with the Hawthorn Football Club Training and Administrative Facility to an extent beyond that currently permitted under Clause 35.04-7 of the Green Wedge Zone (Schedule 2).  The incorporated document requires an advertising sign master plan to be submitted to Council prior to the display of signage on the site.

Any person who may be affected by the amendment may make a submission to the planning authority about the amendment. Submissions must be made 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 such persons of the opportunity to attend council meetings and any public hearing held to consider submissions.

The closing date for submissions is 22 April 2016.

A submission must be sent to:

Post:   Amendment C161

City of Kingston                          

Strategic Planning Unit

Amendment C161              

PO Box 1000

Mentone 3194


The planning authority must make a copy of every submission available at its office for any person to inspect free of charge for two months after the amendment comes into operation or lapses.

The following panel hearing dates have been set for this amendment:

  • Directions hearing:  week commencing 25 July 2016.
  • Panel hearing: week commencing 15 August 2016.