Whitehorse City Council Town Planning

Whitehorse City Council Town Planning

The business possesses the experience and capacity in the preparation and execution of a wide range of Whitehorse City Council Town Planning tasks and processes. Virtually every property development proposal will require planning approval. The complexity of the system, where the proponent must ensure that all appropriate information is provided, can often be difficult and time consuming.

Site Matters Pty Ltd can expedite the application process and assist by their extensive experience across a range of specialties. Our role involves

  • Preparation of a comprehensive, compelling planning submission.
  • Preparation of comprehensive planning reports in accordance with the objectives, standards and decision guidelines of Clause 54, 55, 56 and 57 of the Planning Scheme, local policies and variations.
  • Neighbourhood Urban Character Assessments relevant to and applicable to each municipality.
  • Mediation and negotiation with objectors.
  • Response to requests for further information.

We can also advise or represent you on any part of a planning application including preparation of planning reports, addressing objections, gaining Council support, responding to requests for further information and assisting with the finalisation of your design.

About Whitehorse City Council

The Whitehorse City Council is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. It has an area of 64 km2 (25 sq mi) and at the 2016 Census, Whitehorse had a population of 162,078.

Whitehorse was formed in December 1994 by the amalgamation of the former cities of Box Hill and Nunawading. The name Whitehorse came from the White Horse Inn, a tavern originally located in the area in the late 19th Century. This name was applied to the major thoroughfare, Whitehorse Road, which runs through the municipality today.

In the original proposals for council amalgamations in Melbourne, Whitehorse was a suggested name for an area comprising the City of Box Hill, with the addition of residents east of Union Road (part of the old City of Camberwell). The affected residents were unhappy, believing an alignment with Box Hill would lower the value of their properties. A second proposal featured the current boundaries of Whitehorse. The City of Nunawading proposed the name “City of Koornung”, claiming it was more appropriate, as both cities shared the Koonung Creek, but they failed to note they had spelled Koonung incorrectly in their proposal. Another suggestion was “City of Deakin”, as the region of Whitehorse contains both the Federal electorate of Deakin, and the Melbourne campus of Deakin University, in Burwood.

Suburbs

Blackburn, Blackburn North, Blackburn South, Box Hill, Box Hill North, Box Hill South, Burwood , Burwood East, Forest Hill, Mitcham, Mont Albert , Mont Albert North, Nunawading , Surrey Hills , Vermont, Vermont South

Recent Council’s Submissions