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Draft Historic Area Statements and Character Area Statements for the Phase Three (Urban Areas) Planning and Design Code amendment

14 March 2020

The State Planning Commission has released a series of draft Historic Area Statements and Character Area Statements to support the draft Planning and Design Code amendment for Phase Three councils (urban areas).

The State Planning Commission has prepared draft Historic Area Statements and Character Area Statements for Phase Three councils (urban areas) which were on consultation from 19 December 2019 to 28 February 2020.

Due to some incorrect mailing addresses, a small number of property owners were provided an additional two weeks to 13 March 2020 to ensure they had an appropriate amount of time to provide comment.

Historic Area Statements provide detail for areas affected by a Historic Area Overlay in the proposed Planning and Design Code.

Character Area Statements provide detail for areas affected by a Character Area Overlay in the proposed Planning and Design Code.

A step-by-step guide (PDF, 1913 KB) is also available to assist in finding the Statement relevant to individual property addresses in the Historic Area and Character Area Overlays.

The statements currently on consultation apply to 28 Phase Three council areas which include:

Further information on the Historic Area Overlay, Character Area Overlay and the use of Historic Area Statements and Character Area Statements is contained in the draft Practice Guideline (Interpretation of the Local Heritage Places Overlay, Historic Area Overlay and Character Area Overlay) 2019 (PDF, 421 KB) which is also currently on consultation.


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