Amendment VC200: State transport projects delivery
Amendment VC205: A new Transport Zone
On 20 January 2022, VC205 introduced a new Transport Zone to replace the Road Zone and Public Use Zone 4. Planning provisions are now consistent for all transport land, reflecting planning for a Transport System rather than for individual modes.
VC205 The changes updated Clause 52.29 (Land Adjacent to the Principal Road Network) to reference the new terminology. Amends Clause 66.03 (Referral of permit application under other state standard provisions) to reference the new Transport Zone.
The amendment makes changes to 2385 planning scheme maps and 288 local schedules in 69 planning schemes, to reflect the update.
Amendment VC204: Updates to state planning policy for transport
Victoria’s transport needs are changing. We need to plan for increased movement of people and goods and deliver critical infrastructure and jobs via our transport system.
Delivering integrated transport and land-use planning will ensure our cities and regions are efficient, liveable, and well placed to face these contemporary challenges.
On 9 December 2021, VC204 updated the state planning policy to support a more integrated transport system that is simpler and provides certainty for decision-makers, infrastructure providers, and the community.
The changes updated clause 18 (Transport) provisions in the Victoria Planning Provisions and all planning schemes. The amendment also made consequential changes to clauses 66.02, 65.01, and 65.02.