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.

Purposes of Residential Growth Zone:

  • To implement the State Planning Policy Framework and the Local Planning Policy Framework, including the Municipal Strategic Statement and local planning policies.

  • 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 activity centres and town centres.

  • To encourage a scale of development that provides a transition between areas of more intensive use and development and other residential areas.

  • To ensure residential development achieves design objectives specified in a schedule to this zone.

  • To allow educational, recreational, religious, community and a limited range of other nonresidential uses to serve local community needs in appropriate locations.

Adopted schedules to the RGZ

Residential Growth Zone – Schedule 3 (Amendment C125)

Residential Growth Zone – Schedule 4 (Amendment C120)

Existing schedules to the RGZ

Residential Growth Zone – Schedule 1

Residential Growth Zone – Schedule 2

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General Residential Zone

Respects and preserves urban character while enabling 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.

Purposes of the General Residential Zone:

  • To implement the State Planning Policy Framework and the Local Planning Policy Framework, including the Municipal Strategic Statement and local planning policies.

  • To encourage development that respects the neighbourhood character of the area.

  • To encourage a diversity of housing types and housing growth particularly in locations offering good access to services and transport.

  • To allow educational, recreational, religious, community and a limited range of other nonresidential 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 implement the State Planning Policy Framework and the Local Planning Policy Framework, including the Municipal Strategic Statement and local planning policies.

  • To recognise areas of predominantly single and double storey residential development.

  • To manage and ensure that development respects the identified neighbourhood character, heritage, environmental or landscape characteristics.

  • To allow educational, recreational, religious, community and a limited range of other nonresidential uses to serve local community needs in appropriate locations.

Adopted schedules to the NRZ 

Neighbourhood Residential Zone – Schedule 1 (Amendment C125) (revised)

Neighbourhood Residential Zone – Schedule 2 (Amendment C125)

Neighbourhood Residential Zone – Schedule 3 (Amendment C125)

Neighbourhood Residential Zone – Schedule 4 (Amendment C125)

Existing schedule to the NRZ

Neighbourhood Residential Zone – Schedule 1

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