Urban Renewal

As Melbourne grows there is the opportunity to reimagine some existing areas that are well-serviced by existing infrastructure and services.

Urban renewal involves unlocking under-utilised areas for jobs, investment, and housing. It can often involve rezoning land, improving an area’s amenity and identifying transport and infrastructure needs.

The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) provides

  • planning solutions for urban renewal of precincts or strategic sites to implement planning policy, deliver value and create community benefit; and
  • strategic planning advice and support for precincts and areas with and for other state government organisations.

We do this in partnership with councils, communities, stakeholders and government organizations in established areas of metropolitan Melbourne.

Our work contributes to city shaping the future, delivery of local jobs and 70% of housing growth in established Melbourne.

Streamlining for Growth

The VPA recently announced its Streamlining for Growth program.

You can read more about Streamlining for Growth program here.

Current Urban Renewal Projects

Current VPA urban renewal projects are listed below and further detail can be found by clicking on the image for each project.

Ballarat Station Southside Precinct Master Plan

Ballarat Station Southside Precinct Master Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is creating the Ballarat Station […]

Bannockburn South East PSP

Bannockburn South East Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is working in partnership […]

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Beveridge North West PSP

Beveridge North West Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is working on the […]

Braybrook Regeneration Project

Braybrook Regeneration Project Braybrook is growing and evolving as new jobs are brought to the […]

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Cardinia Creek South PSP (Part 2)

Cardinia Creek South Precinct Structure Plan (Part 2) The Cardinia Creek South Precinct Structure Plan […]

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Casey Fields South and Devon Meadows PSP

Casey Fields South and Devon Meadows Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is […]

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Clyde South PSP & ICP

Clyde South PSP & ICP The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is leading the preparation of […]

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Croskell PSP

Croskell Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) will be preparing an Amendment to […]

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East of Aberline PSP

East of Aberline Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is assisting Warrnambool City […]

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Greenvale North PSP (Part 2)

Greenvale North Precinct Structure Plan (Part 2) The Greenvale North (R1) Precinct Structure Plan was approved […]

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Innovation Pathway Pilot

Delivering Innovation in Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is undertaking an Innovation […]

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Kororoit PSP (Part 2)

Kororoit Precinct Structure Plan (Part 2) Kororoit Precinct Structure Plan (Part 2) is located in […]

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Melton East PSP

Melton East Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is leading the preparation of […]

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Merrifield North Employment PSP

Merrifield North Employment Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) will prepare the Merrifield […]

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Merrimu Precinct

Merrimu Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is working with Moorabool Shire Council […]

Monash National Employment and Innovation Cluster

Monash National Employment and Innovation Cluster The Victorian Government is planning for the growth and […]

Moonee Ponds Creek

Moonee Ponds Creek Implementation Plan The Moonee Ponds Creek is a unifying north-south spine linking […]

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Officer South Employment PSP

Officer South Employment Precinct Structure Plan The Officer South Employment precinct is located approximately 45km […]

Parkville National Employment and Innovation Cluster

Parkville National Employment and Innovation Cluster The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is working closely with […]

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Parwan Employment Precinct

Parwan Employment Precinct Development Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is working with Moorabool Shire […]

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Parwan Station Precinct

Parwan Station Precinct The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is working with Moorabool Shire Council to […]

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Precinct Structure Planning Guidelines

Precinct Structure Planning Guidelines: New Communities in Victoria The Precinct Structure Planning Guidelines: New Communities […]

Preston Market Precinct

Preston Market Precinct The Preston Market Precinct takes in 5.1 hectares of privately-owned land generally […]

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PSP 2.0

PSP 2.0 The PSP 2.0 process sets aspirational targets including co-design of the Precinct Structure […]

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Rockbank South PSP & ICP

Rockbank South PSP & ICP The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is leading the preparation of […]

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Shepparton South East PSP

Shepparton South East Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA), in consultation with Greater […]

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Small Lot Housing Code – Stage 2 – Standards Review

SLHC2 consultation extended until Monday 22 August 2022 The VPA have received multiple requests for […]

Wallan East PSP (Part 1)

Wallan East Precinct Structure Plan (Part 1) Wallan East Precinct Structure Plan (Part 1) has been […]

Wallan South PSP

Wallan South Precinct Structure Plan Wallan South Precinct Structure Plan has been identified as a […]

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Werribee Junction & Mambourin East Precinct Structure Plan

Werribee Junction & Mambourin East Precinct Structure Plan The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) is leading […]

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Wonthaggi North East PSP

Wonthaggi North East Precinct Structure Plan The Wonthaggi North East Precinct Structure Plan (PDF) will guide […]

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