Category: Manningham Council

NINE ONE COUNCILLOR WARDS FOR ELECTION

NINE BALLOT PAPERS TO ELECT NINE WARD COUNCILLORS Despite recommendations to the contrary from both Manningham Council and the Victorian Electoral Commission, the Victorian Government has decided on a single Councillor ward structure for the local government elections in October. It is assumed that the decision made on the eve of the last election, by […]

BUILDING CATEGORY NOT IN DDO8 SCHEDULE

ONE METRE BUILDING HEIGHT DIFFERENTIAL BETWEEN LARGE AND SMALL BLOCKS According to Manningham policy three storey apartment buildings with a maximum height of ELEVEN metres are “encouraged” on allotments 1800 Sqm or more and two storey town house style developments are prescribed a maximum height of TEN metres, which includes a one metre leeway for […]

COUNCILLOR DIVISION NO RECORD IN MINUTES

¬†COUNCILLORS WHO REFUSED TO SUPPORT TRAFFIC STUDY SOUTH OF DONCASTER RD Councillor Gough, despite the childish interruptions from one particular Councillor, a cheer leader for the administration, and challenges to its relevance while speaking to his motion, was still able to obtain a majority vote determining that the Manningham Infrastructure Services Unit immediately undertake: 1. […]

BUILT FORM NO NEIGHBOURHOOD CHARACTER

COUNCIL BIAS SIDELINES WINBROOK CRESCENT OWNERS Unit developments have to be well designed, site responsive and must not adversely impact on neighbours, the surrounding environment, streetscape or existing neighbourhood character as per clause 21.05 in the Manningham Strategic Statement¬† (MSS) of the Manningham Planning Scheme. It seems that the Council have not taken into account […]