Amendment C239gshe – Investigation Area 2 Rezoning

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

The proposed 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 proposed 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 proposed 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:

Any person who may be affected by the Amendment and can make a submission to the planning authority. 

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.

Submissions about the amendment and planning must be received by 18 July 2022.

A submission must be sent to the Greater Shepparton City Council, Locked Bag 1000, Shepparton VIC 3632, or via email to

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.

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

Exhibition documents

Explanatory Report

Instruction Sheet

Clauses and schedules

Map sheets

Supporting documentation