Planning Scheme

The Monash Planning Scheme, including ResCode, has been approved in accordance with the Victorian Planning Provisions at the direction of the State Government.

All amendments to the Monash Planning Scheme can be viewed at the following page:

The requirements of the Monash Planning Scheme include:

Monash Housing Strategy

For further information, please see the following page:

Residential Zones

In 2014, new residential zones were introduced across Monash after being approved by the Minister for Planning.

The new zonings came into effect on 13 June 2014.  For details, maps and background on the changes to residential zones, please see:

In 2016, changes are being proposed to these zones. For more information, visit Proposed new residential zones

    Planning Schemes and Design Guidelines for Monash

    Planning schemes are created by the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure, and are made up of both maps and the ordinance. The ordinance are the policies and written clauses and the maps depict where the zones and overlays apply within the planning scheme area.

    Please see for the following for details as they will affect the design of all planning projects in Monash:

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    Last updated: 08 October 2019