Amendment C239gshe – Investigation Area 2 Rezoning

Greater Shepparton City Council (Council) has prepared Amendment C239gshe to the Greater Shepparton Planning Scheme (Planning Scheme).

The Amendment applies to approximately 271 hectares of land at Kialla, generally bound by Raftery Road to the north and west, Bennetts Road to the south, and the Goulburn Valley Highway and the Seven Creeks to the east. The majority of the land is included within former Investigation Area 2, which is identified in the Kialla and Shepparton South Framework Plan in the Planning Scheme.

The Amendment rezones land from the Rural Living Zone to the Urban Growth Zone (Part A) to safeguard the area for future development as a strategic residential growth corridor.

The Amendment also amends the Municipal Planning Strategy to provide interim guidance for planning permit applications until a precinct structure plan is prepared and implemented through a future planning scheme amendment.

Specifically, the Amendment makes the following changes to the Planning Scheme:

  • rezones land to the Urban Growth Zone;
  • amends Planning Scheme Map Nos. 11 and 25; and
  • amends Clause 02.03-1 Settlement and 02.04 Strategic framework plans to provide policy support to safeguard the land for future urban development, and to update the Kialla and Shepparton South Framework Plan.

You may inspect the Amendment, any documents that support the Amendment and the Explanatory Report, free of charge, at the following locations:

  • during office hours, at the office of the planning authority, Greater Shepparton City Council, 90 Welsford Street, Shepparton; and
  • online at

Amendment C239gshe was adopted by Council at the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 29 November 2022. The Amendment was approved and gazetted by the Minister for Planning on 11 January 2024.

Council is currently preparing a precinct structure plan for former Investigation Area 2 under the Kialla West Growth Corridor project.

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