Darebin planning scheme and reference documents

The Darebin Planning Scheme includes the policies and controls for land use and development in Darebin. This includes policies formally included with the scheme as incorporated documents or reference documents.

View the Darebin Planning Scheme

We use the following incorporated documents and reference documents while deciding whether to support or refuse an application. When preparing your planning permit application, please ensure it's consistent with relevant documents.

What planning controls apply to my property?

You can see the what planning controls affect your property by using the VicPlan mapping tool.

VicPlan interactive map tool

Municipal strategic statement - selected documents

The Junction local area plan

Neighbourhood character

Darebin Creek (adjacent land design and development local policy and environmental significance overlay schedule 2)

Industrial and commercial activity

High Street corridor land use and urban design

Multi-residential and mixed use development

Northcote Activity Centre (Local policy and design and development overlay 14)

St Georges Road and Plenty Road corridors (local policy and design and development overlays 16 and 17)

Preston Central Activity Centre (incremental areas local policy and priority development zone)

Bell Street land use

Residential growth zone areas - Reservoir, Northland, Fairfield

Merri Creek (environmental significance overlay schedule 1 areas)

Heritage overlay

Visit the Heritage page for heritage study resources and statements of significance.

Vegetation protection overlays

Incorporated plan overlay

Development contributions plan overlay