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Planning Scheme Amendment C213

Greater Dandenong has prepared Amendment C213 to the Greater Dandenong Planning Scheme. This amendment proposes to implement the adopted objectives of Amendment C182 Residential Planning Rules.

Greater Dandenong City Council is the planning authority exhibiting the Amendment. 

The Amendment applies to residential land surrounding the Dandenong, Springvale and Noble Park Activity Centres formerly proposed to be rezoned to Schedule 3 to the Residential Growth Zone by Amendment C182 except for land currently zoned Schedule 2 to the Residential Growth Zone surrounding Noble Park Activity Centre.

Maps can be downloaded from the Amendment documents section below.

What changes are proposed?

The Amendment will:

  • introduce a new Schedule 3 to the Clause 32.08 (General Residential Zone) for land in the Incremental Change – Transition Area;
  • rezone identified areas around our activities centres to General Residential Zone Schedule 3;
  • remove the minimum garden area requirement in the GRZ3; 
  • apply the default mandatory building height of 11 metres (3 storeys) in the GRZ3; and 
  • increase the minimum size of balconies from 8m2 to 10m2 and increasing the minimum width from 1.6m to 2m for those areas being rezoned from RGZ1 to GRZ3; and
  • reduce the minimum size of private open space from 50m2 to 40m2 with secluded part reduced from 30m2 to 25m2 (with the minimum dimension reduced from 5m to 3m) for those areas being rezoned from GRZ1 to GRZ3.


Further information

Download the Amendment C213 Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions


Amendment documents

Amendment C213 Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF - 1.16MB)

Amendment C213 Notice of the Preparation of an Amendment (PDF - 56KB)

Amendment C213 Explanatory Report (PDF - 67.9KB)

Amendment C213 Instruction Sheet (PDF - 61KB)

Amendment C213 Clause 21.03 (PDF - 4.4KB)

Amendment C213 Clause 21.04 (PDF - 5.94MB)

Amendment C213 Clause 22.09 (PDF - 3.5MB)

Amendment C213 Schedule 3 to Clause 32.08 (PDF - 100KB)

Amendment C213 Planning Scheme Map 1 (PDF - 1.3MB)

Amendment C213 Planning Scheme Map 4 (PDF - 1.15MB)

Amendment C213 Planning Scheme Map 5 (PDF - 1.91MB)

Amendment C213 Planning Scheme Map 6 (PDF - 1.41MB)

Amendment C213 Submission Form (PDF - 331KB)

At the request of Planning Panels Victoria, Council made available the Peer Review of Greater Dandenong Planning Scheme Amendment C213 (formerly C182, Part 2) prepared by Ethos Urban (May 2019)



Amendment C213 has been approved by the Minister for Planning and was gazetted on 4 June 2020.

Visit the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) website to view the approved amendment documents.

Further information

Contact Council's Strategic Planning department on 8571 1000 or email for enquiries relating to this amendment.

For more information relating to Amendment C182, click here to visit the Great Homes, Greater Neighbourhoods Amendment C182 section of Council's website.