New Zones

Residential Growth Zone

Enables new housing growth and diversity
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Residential Growth Zone

Below is the overall purpose of the Residential Growth Zone, which is consistent throughout Victoria. Council has also proposed a number of schedules which have been customised in order to achieve the locally specific development objectives of the Monash Housing Strategy.

Purpose of Residential Growth Zone:

  • To provide housing at increased densities in buildings up to and including four storey buildings.
  • To encourage a diversity of housing types in locations offering good access to services and transport including activities areas.
  • To encourage a scale of development that provides a transition between areas of more intensive use and development and areas of restricted housing growth.
  • To allow educational, recreational, religious, community and a limited range of other non-residential uses to serve local community needs in appropriate locations.

 

 

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General Residential Zone

Respects and preserves urban character while enabling moderate housing growth and diversity
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General Residential Zone

Below is the overall purpose of the General Residential Zone, which is consistent throughout Victoria. Council has also proposed a number of schedules which have been customised in order to achieve the locally specific development objectives of the Monash Housing Strategy.

 

Purpose of the General Residential Zone:

  • To encourage development that respects the neighbourhood character of the area.
  • To implement neighbourhood character policy and adopted neighbourhood character guidelines.
  • To provide a diversity of housing types and moderate housing growth in locations offering good access to services and transport.
  • To allow educational, recreational, religious, community and a limited range of other non-residential uses to serve local community needs in appropriate locations.

 

 

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Neighbourhood Residential Zone

Restricts housing growth in areas identified for urban preservation
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Neighbourhood Residential Zone

Below is the overall purpose of the Neighbourhood Residential Zone, which is consistent throughout Victoria. Council has also proposed a number of schedules which have been customised in order to achieve the locally specific development objectives of the Monash Housing Strategy.

 

Purpose of Neighbourhood Residential Zone:

  • To recognise areas of predominantly single and double storey residential development.
  • To limit opportunities for increased residential development.
  • To manage and ensure that development respects the identified neighbourhood character, heritage, environmental or landscape characteristics.
  • To implement neighbourhood character policy and adopted neighbourhood character guidelines.
  • To allow educational, recreational, religious, community and a limited range of other non-residential uses to serve local community needs in appropriate locations.

 

 

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