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Local planning for bushfire protection (VIC)

Victorian Government

Version:  2015.  (Current)
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Publication date
8 September 2015
Pages
13
Current status
Current
Description

The purpose of this practice note is to provide guidance about local planning for bushfire protection; assist councils to tailor the Local Planning Policy Framework in response to bushfire matters where necessary; provide guidance on how to prepare schedules to the Bushfire Management Overlay.

Scope

Contents:

Background
Policy context
Bushfire hazard
When to consider bushfire?
Assessing the risk from the bushfire hazard
Planning scheme reviews
Bushfire in the Municipal Strategic Statement
Bushfire in a Local Planning Policy
Schedules to the Bushfire Management Overlay
When would a schedule be appropriate?
Information that may inform a schedule
Will modified measures be enabling or mandatory?
Varying relevant requirements of Clause 44.06
Appendix 1: Considering the bushfire risk in local planning activities
Appendix 2: Mitigating bushfire risk outside the Bushfire Management Overlay
Appendix 3: Tips for including bushfire matters into the MSS

ISBN
978-1-921940-19-4
Collections
Attribution
The State of Victoria Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
VIC
Sector
Residential
Commercial
Civil
Industrial
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