Proposed development at 855-869 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill

Community feedback sought by 18 September 2018


Council is seeking community feedback on a proposal for 80 dwellings at 855-869 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill (the former gym site).

Please note: this is a separate proposal by a different applicant for this site. The previous application was withdrawn and the land was sold to new owners. 

Feedback is formally sought by Tuesday 18 September 2018. However, Council will continue to accept submissions on this proposal up until it makes a decision. 

The applicant, PLC Consulting, proposes a $23 million development that includes:

  • Construction of 80 dwellings on the site, ranging between two and three storeys in height 
  • Dwelling mix comprises 61 x 3 bedroom dwellings and 19 x 4 bedroom dwellings, each provided with two car spaces 
  • A total of 18 visitor car spaces provided on site 
  • All vehicle access to the development will be from the existing crossover opening to Jells Road. No vehicle access is proposed from Ferntree Gully Road
  • Removal of vegetation. 

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

Planning documents

Here are the documents that have been submitted by the applicant: 

Application Form (pdf, 342KB)

Copy of Title (pdf, 730KB)

Feature Survey (pdf, 827KB)

Re-establishment Survey (pdf, 225KB)

Landscape Masterplan (pdf, 59MB)

Planning Report (pdf, 4MB)

Arborist Report (pdf, 2MB)

Native Vegetation Report (pdf, 1MB)

Traffic Report (pdf, 3MB)

Sustainability Management Plan (pdf, 5MB)

Waste Management Plan (pdf, 4MB)

Development Plans (pdf, 15MB)

Site analysis and design response (pdf, 26MB)

Public Information Session

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

  • WHEN: Wednesday 12 September 2018
  • TIME: 6pm-8pm
  • WHERE: 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 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/49256.

Please provide feedback/objection in writing to Council by Tuesday 18 September 2018.

Please quote the Application Number TPA/49256.

Planning Objection Form (doc, 87KB)

Planning Objection Form (pdf, 110KB)


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