Amendment C131 presents Council's local planning policies in a new format introduced through the state government's Smart Planning program.

Council’s local planning policies have been translated into the new format in line with the rules set by state government and where possible new or updated content has been included. For more information about the new format planning schemes by clicking here.

The boxes below group together the policies in our planning scheme under different themes. Visit these pages to learn about the new or updated policies and how they direct land use and development outcomes.

It is important to note that the policies listed below are specific to Hobsons Bay and should be read in addition to state planning policies.