Design Guidelines

The Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure, displays all necessary design guidelines, and indicate the Council's and community's expectations for quality residential development in Monash.

Please see the following page for details on the planning scheme and design guidelines for the Monash local government area:

For a visual representation of the planning controls and overlays in this region, please see the City of Monash Interactive Maps.

Neighbourhood Character

The City of Monash Urban Character Study 1997 identified five residential character types within the Municipality which generally relate to their period in which they were constructed.  These character types affect the design of planning projects in Monash, for details please see the following:

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Last updated: 07 January 2016