Heritage Study Review

1. Stage 1 – Mount Eliza, Mornington, Mount Martha

Stage 1 of the Heritage Review has now been completed. The recommendations of the Review were incorporated into the Planning Scheme through Amendment C174 (Part 1) and Amendment C174 (Part 3). Amendment C174 (Part 2) related to the abandonment of some earlier exhibited potential heritage places. The approved amendment documentation is available below:

2. Stage 2 - Dromana, Rosebud and Rye

Stage 2 of the Heritage Review has now been completed. The recommendations of the Review were incorporated into the Planning Scheme through Amendment C214 that is now awaiting Ministerial authorisation.

The proposed amendment can be seen via the link below.

Amendment C214 – pending Ministerial authorisation- details will be available soon.  

3. Stage 3 – Blairgowrie, Sorrento, Portsea

Stage 3 of the Heritage Review has recently been commissioned and Heritage Alliance appointed to undertake an assessment. It is expected for this study to recommend some new heritage properties and to strengthen / update Statements of Significance for some of the existing heritage places. 

Draft Review will be exhibited in 2018.

4. Stage 4 – Somerville, Hastings, coastal townships and rural areas

Tenders for this stage will be invited in early 2018.

5. Project Overview

The Mornington Peninsula Shire Heritage Review proposes the review of existing heritage overlays in the Shire and identification of additional potential heritage places. 

For the purposes of review, the Shire has been divided into four study areas and stages. 

  • Stage 1: Mount Eliza, Mornington, Mount Martha - now completed and new Heritage Overlays applied

  • Stage 2: Safety Beach to Rye (including hinterland areas like Boneo, Fingal, St Andrews Beach) – now completed

  • Stage 3: Sorrento and Portsea – research currently undertaken

  • Stage 4: Somerville, Hastings, coastal townships and rural areas – future (preliminary works commenced)

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7. Contact

Should you have any questions regarding the above, please contact our Heritage and Strategy Planner at heritage@mornpen.vic.gov.au or on 03 5950 1953.