Heritage advice

A large part of the municipality is covered by heritage overlays to protect what the community thinks is important and to discourage inappropriate design.

This means you are required to lodge an application for planning approval for most buildings and works.

Prefabricated (Singapore) Cottage, South Melbourne Winner Victorian Architecture Awards 2009

The Port Phillip Planning Scheme makes it clear that development must seek to conserve or enhance heritage and be sympathetic and respectful to heritage places.

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