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Planning Scheme Review 

The Planning Scheme affects everyone who lives and works in Kingston as it sets out how and where people can develop
and use land in the city.

Kingston is currently reviewing its planning scheme and wants to hear from the community, developers and regular users of the planning scheme.

All Victorian local governments are covered by a planning scheme which has been approved by the Victorian Minister for Planning.

Planning schemes must be reviewed every four years to ensure they are up-to-date and reflect the key issues facing the municipality.

The review will cover a range of themes including:

  • environment & sustainability
  • housing and built form
  • economic development
  • social and community infrastructure
  • transport and access. 

What is a planning scheme?

A planning scheme is a statutory document which sets out objectives, policies and provisions for the use, development and protection of land in the area to which it applies. A planning scheme regulates the use and development of land through planning provisions to achieve those objectives and policies.  All land within the municipality (aside from Commonwealth Land such as Moorabbin Airport) is affected by the Kingston Planning Scheme and subject to planning scheme controls.

How does this affect me?

The planning scheme affects everyone because it relates to how and where people can develop or use land within the City of Kingston.  

What can I comment on?

We would like to hear what you like and dislike about living, working or developing in Kingston and how the planning scheme works for you. 

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