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Planning Scheme Amendment C143

Greater Dandenong Green Wedge

About the amendment

The City of Greater Dandenong has made changes within Council’s part of the South East Green Wedge in order to continue to implement the Greater Dandenong Green Wedge Management Plan (revised January 2017).

This amendment is known as Amendment C143.

The land affected by the amendment includes all land outside of the Urban Growth Boundary in the City of Greater Dandenong’s portion of the South East Green Wedge, which includes (click here to download the map (PDF - 1.46MB):

  • The main portion, extending roughly from Hutton/Perry/Glasscocks Road to Thompsons Road and bounded by the Mornington Peninsula Freeway to the west, and the Westernport Highway to the east. It includes parts of the suburbs of Keysborough, Bangholme and Lyndhurst.
  • The northern-most portion centred around Clarke Road between Westall, Springvale and Heatherton Roads in Springvale South.

Further information about the Greater Dandenong Green Wedge and the Green Wedge Management Plan.


What changes have been made?

The amendment:

  • Rezones the ‘Hutton Road North Precinct’ and the ‘Keys Road Precinct’ in Keysborough from the Green Wedge Zone to the Green Wedge A Zone.
  • Introduces a temporary Vegetation Protection Overlay over the Green Wedge, to protect larger native trees such as River Red Gums.
  • Updates Council’s Local Policy guidance and requirements regarding use and development proposals in the Green Wedge.

The amendment does not make any changes to the Urban Growth Boundary or the existing minimum land subdivision sizes.

Green Wedge fact sheets

Council has prepared a number of information fact sheets covering a variety of topics important to Green Wedge residents and property owners.


Victorian Planning Panel Report

In October 2016, Amendment C143 was presented to Victorian Planning Panel. The Panel Chair and Member provided recommendations for minor changes to the exhibited documents and the final adoption of Amendment C143. These recommendations and final report can be viewed through the following link;

Click here for the Amendment C143 Panel Report (PDF - 737KB)

Approved amendment documents

On 28 July 2017, Ministerial approval for the Amendment was received from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and the Amendment was gazetted on 10 August 2017.

Explanatory Report (PDF, 172KB)
Instruction Sheet (PDF, 12KB)
Approved maps (PDF, 620KB)
Greater Dandenong Green Wedge Management Plan (revised January 2017) (PDF, 24.7MB)

Several Clauses have been updated, revised or introduced in to the Greater Dandenong Planning Scheme. These include:

  • Clause 21.02 Municipal Profile
  • Clause 21.03 A Vision for Greater Dandenong
  • Clause 21.04 Land Use
  • Clause 21.05 Built Form
  • Clause 21.06 Open Space and Natural Environment
  • Clause 21.07 Infrastructure and Transport
  • Clause 21.08 Reference Documents
  • Clause 22.02 Green Wedge Policy
  • Schedule to Clause 35.04 Green Wedge Zone
  • Clause 35.05 Green Wedge A Zone
  • Schedule to Clause 35.05 Green Wedge A Zone
  • Schedule 3 to Clause 42.01 Environmental Significance Overlay
  • Clause 42.02 Vegetation Protection Overlay
  • Schedule 1 to Clause 42.02 Vegetation Protection Overlay
  • Schedule to Clause 61.03

A full copy of the Amendment can be inspected, free of charge, on the Planning Schemes Online website (Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning) and free of charge, during office hours, at the offices of the Greater Dandenong City Council, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong.


Further information

For enquiries relating to this amendment, please contact Council's Strategic Planning department on 8571 1000 or email