The Victorian Government recently announced new changes (‘Amendment VC177’) to the state planning provisions to enable the building of temporary residential or commercial accommodation in areas affected by the 2019-2020 Victorian bushfires without the need for a planning permit.

Refer to the new provisions of Clause 52.07 for the specific requirements.

Members can view Amendment VC177 here and its explanatory report here

Members are advised to contact the local council’s planning department for more information on the new planning provisions.