Have Your Say: Green Wedge Management Plan 2018

Mornington Peninsula Green Wedge Management Plan 2018 - Initial Consultation – Have Your Say

The rural area of the Mornington Peninsula – known as the “Green Wedge” is one of the Peninsula’s most distinctive and valued features. The Green Wedge has been protected from urban sprawl and inappropriate development by planning policies going back more than 40 years.

In addition to the Shire’s Planning Scheme provisions, and in accordance with State government policy, in 2012, Council adopted the first interim Green Wedge Management Plan to address a range of issues relating to the Green Wedge. This interim Plan is now under review, with the intention to produce an up to date 2018 Mornington Peninsula Green Wedge Management Plan.

At this stage, a number of background discussion papers have been produced on key issues facing the Green Wedge and Council is seeking to provide landowners and members of the public with

Mornington Peninsula Green Wedge Management Plan 2018 – Current Project

The rural area of the Mornington Peninsula – known as the “Green Wedge” is one of the Peninsula’s most distinctive and valued features. The Green Wedge has been protected from urban sprawl and inappropriate development by planning policies going back more than 40 years.

In addition to the Shire’s Planning Scheme provisions, and in accordance with State government policy, in 2012, Council adopted the first interim Green Wedge Management Plan to address a range of issues relating to the Green Wedge. This interim Plan is now under review, with the intention to produce an up to date 2018 Mornington Peninsula Green Wedge Management Plan.

Council has undertaken an initial round of community consultation and is currently considering the submissions it has received. It is expected that a draft 2018 Green Wedge Management Plan will be placed on public exhibition for further community input by mid-June 2018

The interim 2012 GWMP and a number of background discussion papers are available through the links provided below.

Please note the estimate of vacant lots ( lots that do not contain a dwelling) has been substantially revised – and is now estimated at 823 vacant lots, rather than the figures shown in the Background paper: Subdivision, dwellings, rural-living and townships.

Download the 2012 Interim Green Wedge Management Plan: Interim Green Wedge Management Plan

View: Council policy in relation to Dwelling and Dwelling Additions within the Green Wedge Zone.

Download the 2018 Background Issues Papers:

Background: Agriculture, Agribusiness and Agritourism(PDF, 650KB)

Background: Biodiversity and Natural Systems Conservation(PDF, 490KB)

Background: Infrastructure in the Green Wedge(PDF, 575KB)

Background: Landscape Recreation and Heritage(PDF, 628KB)

Background - Subdivision, dwellings, rural-living and townships(PDF, 580KB)

Background - Tourism and leisure-based development(PDF, 602KB)

Further Information:

Email: stratplanprojects@mornpen.vic.gov.au; or phone 5950 1448