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  • Permit Application no. PLN10/0678

Multi Storey Residential Apartments & Retail Shops

Application under Section 77 of the Planning and Environment Act 1987; Yarra Planning Scheme; Business 1 Zone; Heritage Overlay:

Issues:- External Amenity Impacts to an adjoining residential zone. Reduction of Car Parking; Proposed Amendment C140; Appropriateness of Building Height and Form; Equitable Development & Internal Amenity. Responsible Authority seeking to limit building heights to two stories in a major shopping centre.

Numerous Parties, Legal representation and multiple Expert Witnesses; Panel Report on Amendment C140 published during the Hearing with direct bearing on outcome.  3 Hearing Days plus 2 Mediation days and 1 Practice Day Hearing

Extract of Order  14 th  September 2012

‘The decision of the Responsible Authority is set aside.’

‘In permit application PLN10/0678 a permit is granted and directed to be issued for the land at 305-311 Smith Street Fitzroy in accordance with the endorsed plans and subject to the conditions set out in Appendix A’.

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