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Planning and Environment Act 1987


Notice of the preparation of an amendment

 Amendment C69


The Indigo Shire Council has prepared Amendment C69 to the Indigo Planning Scheme.

The land affected by the amendment is the existing Stanley township and immediately surrounding fragmented properties to the north and south of the town.


The amendment proposes to implement the recommendations of the Stanley Structure Plan (June 2016), rezone the defined central area of the village from Farming Zone (FZ) to Township Zone (TZ) and the township fringes from FZ to Rural Activity Zone (RAZ), apply the Restructure Overlay (RO) to the rezoned areas and delete the Environmental Significance Overlay (ESO1 & ESO4) from the rezoned areas.

You may inspect the amendment, any documents that support the amendment and the explanatory report about the amendment, free of charge, at the following locations:

  • during office hours, at the office of the planning authority, Indigo Shire Council:
    • 34 High Street Yackandandah,
    • 101 Ford Street Beechworth,

Any person who may be affected by the amendment may make a submission to the planning authority about the amendment. Submissions must be made in writing giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the amendment is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

Name and contact details of submitters are required for council to consider submissions and to notify such persons of the opportunity to attend council meetings and any public hearing held to consider submissions. The closing date for submissions is 24 November 2017. A submission must be sent to the Indigo Shire Council, PO Box 28, Beechworth VIC 3747.

The planning authority must make a copy of every submission available at its office for any person to inspect free of charge for two months after the amendment comes into operation or lapses.



Director Development and Planning