Proposed development at 161-169 and 171 Jells Road, Wheelers Hill

Community feedback sought by 29 August 2017

161-169 Jells Road development

Council is seeking community feedback on a proposal for a residential aged care facility development at 161-169 and 171  Jells Road, Wheelers Hill. The proposal includes the refurbishment of the existing aged care facility (Lifeview The Willows at 171 Jells Road).

The land at 161-169 Jells Road is currently vacant. The proposed development site is located close to the Wheelers Hill Library, Monash Gallery of Art and Wheelers Hill Shopping Centre.

Feedback is sought by Tuesday 29 August 2017.

The applicant, Maview Pty Ltd, proposes a development that includes:

  • Development of the land for a four-five storey residential aged care facility, comprising 206 bedsit rooms with ensuites
  • Refurbishment of existing 56 bedsit rooms at the existing aged care facility (171 Jells Road, Wheelers Hill) 
  • A total of 137 car spaces inclusive of 108 new  spaces (161-169 Jells Road) and 29 car spaces at the existing aged care facility (171 Jells Road)
  • Vehicle access to the new development from Ferntree Gully Road.

Enquiries: Sue Monagle, Principal Planner, on 9518 3068.

Planning documents

Here are documents that have been submitted by the applicant:

Application for a Planning Permit (PDF, 171KB)

Planning Report (PDF, 3MB)

Urban Context Report (PDF, 5MB)

Architectural Plans - part 1 (PDF, 1MB)

Architectural Plans - part 2 (PDF, 10MB)

Landscape Plan (PDF, 6MB)

Certificate of Environmental Audit (PDF, 136KB)

Sustainability Management Plan (PDF, 6MB)

Traffic Engineering Assessment (PDF, 5MB)

Waste Management Report (PDF, 232KB)


Certificate of Title (PDF, 251KB)

Community information session

As part of the consultation process, Council would like to invite you to attend a public information session:

Wednesday 23 August 2017
6pm - 8pm
Wheelers Hill Library
(860 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill)

This will be an informal ‘drop in’ session to provide you with additional information about the proposal. Council officers will be in attendance to answer any questions you may have about the proposal. There is no need to RSVP to this session.

How to provide feedback

Any person who may be affected by the proposal may lodge an objection or provide feedback to Council.  

Objections should detail any concerns you have regarding the proposal, reasons for the objection, how you would be affected by the proposal and include your name, postal address and reference to TPA/47296.

Here is information on how you can provide an objection or other submission.

To make an objection, please forward the completed form to Monash Council by Tuesday 29 August 2017:

Please quote the Application Number TPA/47296:

Planning Objection Form (DOC, 86KB)

Planning Objection Form (PDF, 93KB)


161-169 Jells Road, Wheelers Hill 3150 View Map

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