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Reference Documents

A reference document is one that is referred to in the planning scheme but not listed in Clause 81.01 or schedule. They provide background information to help understand how a policy or provision has been framed.

The following documents form part of the East Gippsland Shire Planning Scheme and should be considered for planning permit applications if relevant.

 

If you need help determining if a reference document applies to your planning permit application, please contact the Statutory Planning department on 5153 9500.

 

Victorian Government Policy or Plans

 

Clause 11 Settlement

Activity Centre Design Guidelines

Gippsland Regional Growth Plan May 2014

Growth Area Framework Plans 2006

Guidelines for Higher Density Residential Development

Linking People and Spaces Report Parks Victoria 2002

Ministerial Direction Section 12 Urban Growth Areas

Precinct Structure Planning Guidelines 2009

Safer Design Guidelines for Victoria

The Victorian Transport Plan 2008

Victorian Coastal Strategy 2014

 

Clause 12 Environmental & Landscape Values

Alpine Resorts Strategic Plan

Coastal Spaces Landscape Assessment Study State Overview Report 2006  

Native Vegetation Information Management General Use Quick Reference Guide

Permitted clearing of Native Vegetation Biodiversity Assessment Guidelines

Victorian Coastal Strategy 2014

 

Clause 13 Environmental Risks

Interim Guidelines for control of noise from industry in country Victoria

Ministerial Direction No 1 potentially contaminated land

Recommended separation distances for industrial residual air emissions

State Environment Protection Policy air quality management

State Environment Protection Policy N1

State Environment Protection Policy N2 (Consolidated)

State Environment Protection Policy prevention and management

State Environment Protection Policy waters of Victoria

Victorian Coastal Strategy 2014

Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy 1998

 

Clause 14 Natural Resource Management

Apiary Code of Practice

Code of Practice for Broiler Farms 2009

Code of Practice for Timber Production 2014

Code of Practice for Piggeries 1992

Construction Techniques for sediment pollution control 1991

Doing it right on subdivisions 2004

Environmental Guidelines for major construction sites 1996

Geothermal Energy Resources Act 2005

Greenhouse Gas Sequestration Act 2008

Mineral Resources Sustainable Development 1990

Petroleum Act 1998

Planning Guidelines for land based aquaculture in Victoria 2005

Potable water guidelines 2012

State Environmental Protection Policy waters of Victoria

Victorian Cattle Feedlots Code of Practice 1995

 

Clause 15 Built Environment and Heritage

Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006

Activity Centre Design Guidelines

Guidelines for Higher Density Residential Development

Safer Design Guidelines for Victoria 2005

Urban Design Charter for Victoria


Clause 17 Economic Development

Recommended separation distances for industrial residual air emissions

Tourism Investment Guidelines Your Guide to Tourism Investment in Victoria 2008

 

Clause 18 Transport

Cycling Strategy - Cycling into the Future 2012

Freight Futures - Victorian Freight Network Strategy 2008

Public Transport Guidelines for Land Use Development 2008

 

Clause 19 Infrastructure

Best Practice Management Guidelines for Landfills 2001

Code of Practice for Telecommunication Facilities in Victoria 2004

Code of Practice Onsite Wastewater Management 2013

Development Contributions Guidelines 2007

Environment Protection Industrial Waste Resource Regulations 2009

Environmental Guidelines for Composting and other organic recycling facilities 1996

Guidelines for Planning Permit Applications in Open Potable Water Supply Catchment Areas 2012

Policy and Planning Guidelines for Development of Wind Energy Facilities in Victoria 2016

State Environment Protection Policy waters of Victoria

Towards Zero Waste Strategy 2005

Waste Management Policy - Siting design and management of landfills 2004

 

Local Government Policy or Plans 

 

Clause 21.03 Settlement

Bairnsdale Growth Strategy 2009: Volume 1 and Volume 2

Gippsland Lakes Coastal Action Plan 1999

Improving Walking and Wayfinding in Bairnsdale 2011

Integrated Coastal Planning for Gippsland Coastal Action Plan 2011

Re-imagining Bairnsdale Master Plan 2013: Volume 1 and Volume 2

Victorian Coastal Strategy 2008

 

Clause 21.04 Environmental and Landscape Values

Bairnsdale Growth Strategy 2009: Volume 1 and Volume 2  

East Gippsland Forest Management Plan 1995    

East Gippsland Shire Council Urban Waterway Guidelines 2013

Gippsland Forest Management Plan 2004 

Roadside Vegetation Strategy 2012   

 

Clause 21.05 Environmental Risk

CFA Planning Conditions and Guidelines 1991 amended 

East Gippsland Shire Council Urban Waterway Guidelines 2013

Gippsland Lakes Coastal Action Plan 1999   

 

Clause 21.06 Natural Resource Management

Code of Practice Onsite Wastewater Management 2013

Domestic Wastewater Management Plan 2006   

 

Clause 21.07 Built Environment and Heritage

Bairnsdale Growth Strategy 2009: Volume 1 and Volume 2

Improving Walking and Wayfinding in Bairnsdale 2011

Re-imagining Bairnsdale Master Plan 2013: Volume 1 and Volume 2

Social Impact Assessment Guidelines for Development Applications 2013

 

Clause 21.08 Housing

Bairnsdale Growth Strategy 2009: Volume 1 and Volume 2  

Code of Practice Onsite Wastewater Management 2013   

East Gippsland Shire Council Urban Waterway Guidelines 2013   

Low Density Living Study October 1997

Social Impact Assessment Guidelines for Development Applications 2013

 

Clause 21.09 Economic Development

Bairnsdale Growth Strategy 2009: Volume 1 and Volume 2

 

Clause 21.11 Infrastructure

Social Impact Assessment Guidelines for Development Applications 2013

Waste Collection and Disposal Strategy 2010-2030

 

Clause 21.12 Strategies for Sub-Regions, Towns and Localities

Bairnsdale Growth Strategy 2009: Volume 1 and Volume 2

Coastal Towns Design Framework 2007

Input to Twin Rivers Land Use Plan - Economic Assessment of Future Land Requirements August 2011

Lakes Entrance Northern Growth Area Social Impact Assessment 2012

Lakes Entrance Northern Growth Area Outline Development Plan 2013

Lakes Entrance Northern Growth Area Concept Plan Hydrology Water Tech 2013

Re-imagining Bairnsdale Master Plan 2013: Volume 1 and Volume 2 

Twin Rivers Land Use Plan Final Report May 2012

Twin Rivers Land Use Plan Nicholson Options for Future Township Zone Growth 2012

Urban Design Framework 2007

Clause 22.00 Local Planning Policies

Land Use Planning Report Colquhoun Area Study Subdivision Structure Plan

Report on Environmental Issues and Constraints Colquhoun Area Study Draft May 1999

 

Clause 41.01-94 Environmental Significance Overlay Schedule 1 to 94

East Gippsland Sites of Biological Significance

 

Clause 42.02 Schedule 1, Clause 42.03 Schedule 2 to 6 Significant Landscape Overlay  

Coastal Spaces Landscape Assessment Study Municipal Reference Document 2006

Coastal Spaces Landscape Assessment Study State Overview Report 2006

Siting and Design Guidelines for Structures on the Victorian Coast 1998

 

Clause 42.02 Vegetation Protection Overlay Schedule 1 to 8

A quality of life community Raymond Island Strategy Draft 1991

East Gippsland Native Vegetation Plan Draft 2000

Gippsland Lakes Coastal Action Plan 1999

North Arm Foreshore and Estuary Action Plan 1996

Roadside Vegetation Strategy 2012

 

Clause 43.02 Design and Development Overlay Schedule 11 to 14

Urban Design Framework

Clause 43.04 Development Plan Overlay Schedule 8

Lakes Entrance Northern Growth Area Outline Development Plan 2013

Lakes Entrance Northern Growth Area Development Concept Plan Hydrology 2013 

Lakes Entrance Northern Growth Area Social Impact Assessment 2012

 

Clause 43.04 Development Plan Overlay Schedule 9 

East Gippsland Shire Council Urban Waterway Guidelines 2013

Infrastructure Design Manual 2015

Input to Twin Rivers Land Use Plan - Economic Assessment of Future Land Requirements August 2011

Twin Rivers Land Use Plan Final Report May 2012

Twin Rivers Land Use Plan Nicholson Options for Future Township Zone Growth 2012

 

Clause 44.01 Erosion Management Overlay Schedule

A Land Capability Study of the Cassilis Valley Swifts Creek 1995

A Study of Land in the Gippsland Lakes Catchment Area 1992 Vol 1

A Study of Land in the Gippsland Lakes Catchment Area Vol 2   

East Gippsland Soil Erosion Management Plan 2009

 

Clause 44.02 Salinity Management Overlay Schedule

A Study of Land in the Gippsland Lakes Catchment Area 1992 Vol 1

A Study of Land in the Gippsland Lakes Catchment Area Vol 2

 

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