Proposed development at 2-4 Palmer Street, Oakleigh

Community feedback sought by 05 April 2018

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Council is seeking community feedback on two applications for the land at 2-4 Palmer Street (Oakleigh). The two applications have been lodged by the same applicant and will run concurrently. 

The first application proposes to demolish dwellings in a Heritage Overlay and to create a car park and the second application proposes to develop and use the land for a place of assembly. 

Feedback is formally sought by Thursday 5 April 2018. However, Council will continue to accept submissions on the below proposals up until it makes a decision. 

A community information session will also be held on Monday 26 March 2018.

Enquiries: Eliza Connop, Planning Officer, on 9518 3459. 

Application 1 - TPA/48058

This permit application seeks approval for the demolition of dwellings in a Heritage Overlay and to carry out buildings and works to use the land for an at grade car park associated with the adjacent Place of Worship (Coptic Orthodox Church). 

Key features of this proposal includes:

  • The demolition of heritage dwellings (contributory buildings)
  • Rear outbuildings are proposed to be retained 
  • Carry out works for an at grade car park which is associated with adjacent Coptic Orthodox Church 
  • Total of 23 car spaces 
  • Access proposed from Palmer Street and the rear laneway. 

Please view the planning documents for this application. 

Application 2 - TPA/48214

This permit application seeks approval to develop and use the land for a place of assembly (function venue and Sunday school classrooms), ancillary facilities associated with adjacent Coptic Orthodox Church and reduction of the car parking requirements under Clause 52.06 of the Monash Planning Scheme. 

Key features of this proposal includes:

  • The development of a double storey building with a rooftop garden 
  • The use for a function venue, Sunday school classrooms and ancillary facilities including kitchen, office, toilets, storage rooms and caretaker apartments, which is associated with adjacent Coptic Orthodox Church
  • 29 basement car parking spaces accessed from Palmer Street 
  • Reduction of 46 car parking spaces under Clause 52.06 of the Monash Planning Scheme. 

Please view the planning documents for this application.  

Planning documents

Here are documents that have been submitted by the applicant. 

TPA/48058

Title (pdf, 13MB)

Application Form (pdf, 3MB)  

Demolition and Proposed Car Park Plan (pdf, 2MB)  

Existing Site Conditions Plan (pdf, 1020KB)  

Heritage Advice (pdf, 1007KB)  

Town Planning Report (pdf, 11MB)   

Pest Inspection Report for 2 Palmer Street (pdf, 10MB)  

Pest Inspection Report for 4 Palmer Street (pdf, 14MB)

Structural Report for 2 Palmer Street (pdf, 4MB)

Structural Report for 4 Palmer Street (pdf, 1MB)  

TPA/48214

Title (pdf, 13MB)  

Application Form (pdf, 2MB)  

Cover Letter to Further Information Request (pdf, 899KB)  

Plans (pdf, 18MB)  

Heritage Advice (pdf, 1MB)  

Heritage Impact Statement (pdf, 12MB)  

Town Planning Report (pdf, 11MB)  

Traffic Report (pdf, 7MB)  

Arborist Report (pdf, 3MB)

Structural Report (pdf, 4MB)  

Pest Inspection Report (pdf, 2MB)

Community information session

A public information session will be held on Monday 26 March 2018 at the Oakleigh Seminar and Training Centre (1A Atherton Road), from 6.30pm-8pm.

This will give community members a chance to meet with Council staff to discuss the proposals and ask questions. 

How to provide feedback

Any person who may be affected by the proposal may lodge an objection or provide feedback to Council. Objections must be made in writing.

Objections should detail any concerns you have regarding the proposal(s), reasons for the objection, how you would be affected by the proposal(s) and include your name, postal address and reference to TPA/48058 or TPA/48214

Please provide feedback/objection in writing to Council by Thursday 5 April 2018

Please quote the Application Number TPA/48058 or TPA/48214.  

Planning Objection Form (doc, 89KB)

Planning Objection Form (pdf, 59KB)

Location

2-4 Palmer Street, Oakleigh 3167 View Map

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