Series VPRS 16121
Planning Scheme Record Cards
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Date Range: Series 1946 - 1988
  Series in Custody 1946 - 1988
  Contents 1946 - 1988
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1981 - 1983 Department of Planning VA 599
1983 - 1988 Ministry for Planning and Environment VA 1024
By 1946 - 1981 Town and Country Planning Board VA 516
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
2002 - 2007 Department of Sustainability and Environment VA 4554
2007 - cont Department of Planning and Community Development VA 4838
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    The Planning Scheme Record Cards were used as a guide/reference in researching the statutory records of Planning Schemes, Interim Development Orders and Amendments prior to the gazettal of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (gazetted 16 February 1988).

    Planning Scheme Record Cards were arranged by the title of a Planning Scheme or Interim Development Order.

    Refer to the consignment details to retrieve the appropriate unit.

    Note:
    The consignment unit description includes the date of RESOLUTION following the title of a Planning Scheme. The resolution date denotes the date on which a responsible authority determined the date of commencement of the preparation of a Planning Scheme.

    References were made to the Town and Country Planning Act 1961 (and earlier legislation) and the Town and Country Planning Regulations (and earlier statutory rules).

    Country Victoria Planning Scheme maps, Interim Development Order maps and Amendment maps are located in VPRS 16131.

    Planning Scheme Ordinances, Interim Development Orders and approved amendments described on the Planning Scheme Record Cards are located in VPRS 16156.

  • Function / Content
    The Plan Inspection Section(s) of the Town and Country Planning Board VA 516, Department of Planning VA 599 and the Department of Planning and Environment VA 1024 maintained the Planning Scheme Record Cards from 1946 to 1988.

    Statutory dates relevant to the statutory process were recorded for all Victorian Planning Schemes, Interim Development Orders, Revocations and Amendments during this period.

    Coloured cards were used to categorise Victorian Planning Controls:

    - Blue :Metropolitan Principal Schemes
    - Green :Metropolitan Principal Schemes Amendments
    - Pink :Principal Schemes outside of Board of Works approved area
    - Salmon : Amendments to Principal Schemes outside of Board of Works approved area.
    - White :MMBW amendments and Local Development Schemes
    - Yellow :Planning Schemes prepared by the Town and Country Planning Board and Regional Authorities.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Planning Scheme Record Cards were arranged by the title of a Planning Scheme or Interim Development Order - generally by name of municipality.

    Country Victoria Planning Scheme maps, Interim Development Order maps and amendment maps are located in VPRS 16131.

    Planning Scheme Ordinances, Interim Development Orders and approved amendments described on the Planning Scheme Record Cards are located in VPRS 16156.

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1946 - 1988 Maps: Country Victoria Planning Schemes, Interim Development Orders (IDOs) and Amendments from 1946 to Day One, 16 February 1988 VPRS 16131
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1946 - 1988 Open 30
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