Other Guidelines

The following guidelines may affect your planning permit application or proposed development.  See the following for details.

Brothels in Monash - Guidelines (PDF, 43KB)

  • The City of Monash must consider the matters set out in section 73 of the Prostitution Control Act 1994 before deciding an application to use or develop land for a brothel

Car Parking in Monash - Guidelines (PDF, 514KB)

  • This Guide defines Council’s requirements for the provision of on-site car parking spaces and provides general guidance in the standards of performance expected for the provision of car parking for various uses and/or developments within the Monash

Child Care Centres - Guidelines (PDF, 162KB)

  • This guide has been prepared to assist applicants in the selection of a site for a Child Care Centre, and in the design of the building and site layout (including car parking and landscaping)

Cultural Heritage Management Plans - Guidelines (PDF, 526KB)

  • A Cultural Heritage Management Plan is a written report which identifies and assesses the nature of any Aboriginal cultural heritage present on a site and makes recommendations to mitigate harm to that heritage

Electricity Supply Meter Boxes - Guidelines (PDF, 193KB)

  • Meter box installations can be an ugly intrusion in the streetscape. The objective of these guidelines is to ensure that meter box installations are integrated into a development sensitively and unobtrusively

Home Occupation in Monash - Guidelines (PDF, 38KB)

  • Monash Planning Scheme - Home Occupation
    Many people operate their own small business from their residential home. Such a use is called Home Occupation. The Monash Planning Scheme allows a person to use their residential home for home occupation provided certain requirements are satisfied.

Land Subject to Flooding - Overlay (PDF, 313KB)

  • The Land Subject to Inundation Overlay has been introduced into the Monash Planning Scheme at the request of Melbourne Water

Medical and Veterinary Centres - Guidelines (PDF, 155KB)

  • This guide has been prepared to assist applicants in the selection of a site for a medical centre or veterinary clinic, and in the design of the building and site layout (including car parking and landscaping)

Multi-Storey Developments - Guidelines (PDF, 722KB)

  • This Guide has been prepared to assist those with an interest in high density development. It clearly identifies Council’s current guidelines for development of residential buildings of three storeys and above within the municipality

Neighbourhood Description - Guidelines (PDF, 52KB)

  • The Monash Planning Scheme, clause 54.01 & 55.01, requires the provision of a Neighbourhood Description that must accurately describe several requirements

Non-Residential Uses in Residential Zones - Guidelines (PDF, 129KB)

  • This guide has been prepared to assist applicants in the selection of a site for a range of land uses specified as Section 2 – Permit required uses in the residential zones of the Monash Planning Scheme, and in the design of buildings and site layout

Places of Assembly and Worship - Guidelines (PDF, 91KB)

  • This guide has been prepared to assist applicants in the selection of a site for a Place of Assembly / Place of Worship, and in the design of the building and site layout (including car parking and landscaping)

Special Building Overlay - Guidelines (PDF, 234KB)

  • The Special Building Overlay has been introduced into the Monash Planning Scheme at the request of Melbourne Water. Planning Permit approval may be required for any building or works, including fencing in the Special Building Overlay areas

Student Accommodation - Guidelines (PDF, 637KB)

  • Council’s strategic statement, Monash 2012, identifies that there is an increasing demand for a variety of different housing styles to cater for changing household sizes and structures

Urban Design in the Monash Technology Precinct - Guidelines (PDF, 1MB)

  • These Guidelines have been prepared to give direction for developers and Council Officers to achieve the preferred built form outcomes for new development within the Monash Technology Precinct

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Last updated: 18 December 2015