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Melbourne Airport Overlay Report
The Minister for Planning, Justin Madden, MLC, recently approved an amendment to the Victoria Planning Provisions, introducing the Melbourne Airport Environs Overlay.
The Airport Environs Overlay that applied previously, provided planning controls to manage the environmental effects of aircraft noise and protect the continuing operation of Melbourne Airport. It was first introduced in 1992.
Amendment VC30 which came into effect on 14 May 2007 introduced the new Melbourne Airport Environs Overlay to update the previous overlay and reflect more accurate, revised noise forecast data. The overlay introduced additional controls in relation to the types of uses possible on some lots and the type of construction most appropriate to limit the impact of noise in new buildings.
The overlay affects some properties in the municipalities of Brimbank, Hume, Melton, Moonee Valley and Whittlesea.
The data from the Australian Noise Exposure Forecast (ANEF) measurements has made more refined mapping of the area possible and an overall reduction in the number of properties included in the overlay.
Information about your property can be found by obtaining a free Melbourne Airport Overlay Report. Alternatively, you can contact DSE's Customer Service Centre on 136 186.
The report includes the following information:
Address Details - (Street Address or Lot on Plan number),
Local Government Area, Council Property Number, Street Directory Reference,
Planning Zone(s), Airport Overlay(s) and an Airport Overlays Map
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View the complete Brimbank, Hume, Melton, Moonee Valley and Whittlesea planning schemes online at Planning Schemes Online.
Melbourne Airport Environs Overlays Overview Map, May 2007 (PDF - 349 Kb)
This advisory note provides information and advice about the background to the introduction of the new overlay controls; the application of the controls; the main features of the controls; and how they affect existing uses, permits, permit applications and approved development.
New Planning Provisions for Melbourne Airport (PDF - 85 Kb)
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