The Ivanhoe Grammar site is covered by a Development Plan Overlay - DPO
This is a planning instrument which is used to control and shape development to specific pieces of land that may impact on community values
Ivanhoe Grammar School is covered by DPO4 under the Banyule Planning Scheme - See Map at http://www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/planning/planningschemes/get-information/historical-planning-information/planning-scheme-history-index/Banyule?sq_content_src=%2BdXJsPWh0dHAlM0ElMkYlMkZzMy5kcGNkLnZpYy5nb3YuYXUlMkZwbGFubmluZ19zY2hlbWVfaGlzdG9yeSUyRmQ4Nzg1MzE3OTk2ZTkyOTM0OGNkMDQ5YzU5MDViMDdiLnBkZiZhbGw9MQ%3D%3D
The Provisions of the DPO4 for this site include consideration of :
Existing and proposed numbers of staff and students.
Identification of and protection measures proposed for all heritage and environmental
Existing and proposed development of the land.
Staging and timing of proposed development.
Height of all proposed buildings.
Existing and proposed landscaping of the land.
Existing and proposed use of all parts
of the land.
Existing and proposed provision for access, car parking and traffic management.
Measures to address the interface of the land with adjoining land.
Whether the scale, character and density are
compatible with the amenity and natural
values of the surrounding area.
The provision for the establishment of a road and transport system appropriate to the
development and its linkage with adjoining areas.
for the establishment of an open space system, pedestrian and bicycle
pathways and other recreational facilities appropriate to the development.
Whether the proposed development plan is consistent with the capacity of essential
particularly the management of surface water run-off.
Whether the proposal meets a high standard of urban and landscape design.
The conservation of the environmental qualities and features of the land.
Whether the proposal incorporates
a range of lot sizes and other subdivisional
The integration of development with the surrounding residential area
This documentation can be found at http://planningschemes.dpcd.vic.gov.au/banyule/ordinance/43_04s04_bany.pdf