The Minister for Planning has approved a request from Spiire, on behalf of ACEnergy, to prepare, adopt and approve Amendment C135surf to the Surf Coast Planning Scheme by exercising his powers under section 20(4) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987.

The Minister for Planning completed consultation under section 20(5) of the Act, and all submissions were taken into consideration during the assessment of the proposal.

Amendment C135surf amends the Schedule to Clause 45.12 ‘Specific Controls Overlay’ and applies Specific Controls Overlay SCO5 to the site, inserts the incorporated document ‘Gnarwarre Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), 189-389 Volum Road, Gnarwarre, Incorporated Document, February 2021' and makes other associated changes to the planning scheme to facilitate the use and development of the land for utility installations (500 MWh BESS, switching yard, and powerline)

View the amendment documents.

More information

If you have any questions or need further information on the proposed amendment, use the contact details below.

Sam Mason
✉ Email: sam.mason@delwp.vic.gov.au.

Have your say

Find out how to get involved and have your say on amendment C135surf that proposes to facilitate the development of the Gnarwarre Battery Energy Storage System

Status: Closed

Gnarwarre Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)

Submissions have now closed.

Submissions opens on

9.00am - Friday 20 November 2020

Submissions close on

5.00pm - Friday 18 December 2020

Page last updated: 28/05/21