Amendment C207 - Ballarat Clarendon College Sturt Street Campus


You are invited to provide feedback on the proposed combined rezoning of land and Stage 1 Master Plan works of Ballarat Clarendon College Sturt Street Campus.


What does the combined Amendment and Planning Permit application propose?

The land affected by the Amendment is Ballarat Clarendon College Sturt Street Campus as shown in ‘Plan 1’ consisting of the following properties in Newington: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17,18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 Ajax Street, 1 Murray Street and 1415-1425 Sturt Street, Newington and sections of Murray and Ajax Streets which are proposed to be incorporated into the school site.


Amendment C207 to the Ballarat Planning Scheme proposes to:

  • Rezone all land within the Campus from a combination of Special Use Zone Schedule 5 Private Education Establishment (SUZ5) and General Residential Zone (GRZ1) to SpecialUse Zone – Schedule 17 (SUZ17)
  • Insert a new Schedule 17 – Ballarat Clarendon College Sturt Street Campus (SUZ17) to the Special Use Zone
  • Amend Planning Scheme Map 22
  • Include the Ballarat Clarendon College Sturt Street Campus Master Plan 2017-2030 (Master Plan) as a background document in the planning scheme.


Planning Permit application PLP/2017/444 Stage 1 of the Master Plan proposes the:

  • Demolition of three dwellings,
  • Demolition of tennis courts,
  • Partial demolition of existing school building,
  • Relocation of a dwelling
  • Modifications of two dwellings into school buildings
  • Development of a multi-purpose sports playing field
  • Construction of an onsite staff car- park
  • Construction of an underground stormwater detention tank


Associated buildings and works including:

  • Landscaping
  • Development of fences, road works, car parks and
  • Removal of pedestrian easement.


Where can I find more information?

See the explanatory report, planning permit, applicant form and all other supporting documentation relating to the proposal are available to be inspected:


How do I make a submission?

Amendment C207 and Planning Permit application PLP/2017/444 will be on public exhibition from Thursday 14 February 2019 to Tuesday 19 March 2019.

Any person who may be affected by the Amendment or by the granting of the permit may make a submission to the planning authority about the amendment and the application. Submissions must be made in writing giving the submitter’s name and contact address, clearly stating the grounds on which the Amendment is supported or opposed and indicating what changes (if any) the submitter wishes to make.

If you wish to make a submission in relation to this Amendment please send it by email to:


Post to:

•           Strategic Planning, City of Ballarat, PO Box 655, Ballarat, Vic, 3350

Please ensure your comments are submitted in writing by no later than 5pm on Tuesday 19 March 2019, and are clearly marked with the reference:

‘Ballarat Planning Scheme Amendment C207’

Name and contact details of submitters are required for Council to consider submissions and to notify such persons of the opportunity to attend Council meetings and any public hearing held to consider submissions. In accordance with the Planning and Environment Act 1987, Council must make available for inspection a copy of any submissions made (please contact Council’s Privacy Officer on 5320 5500 if you require further information).


Next Steps

Council will consider all submissions received during this formal consultation period. If there are issues that are unable to be resolved, Council may request that an independent Planning Panel hearing take place to consider the submissions. Council would then consider the recommendations of the independent Planning Panel before deciding how to proceed.


Further information

If you have any questions or require further information please contact the City of Ballarat Strategic Planning Team by email or on 5320 7420.