Heyfield study to look at housing blocks

HEYFIELD is growing, and a new study will look at where new one acre blocks should be made available.

Community support is vital to the process, and a drop-in session will be held at the Heyfield Community Resource Centre for anyone interested in finding out more.

The session will be held from 5pm on Monday, September 5.

The Heyfield Low Density Residential Land Supply Study aims to provide independent recommendations to Wellington Shire Council in relation to the availability of suitable, viable locations in proximity to Heyfield to provide for low density residential one acre lots that can be developed in the short term.

Wellington Shire Council has appointed consultants Urban Enterprise to undertake the Heyfield Study.

A draft report, including all recommendations, will be developed and available for public comment early in 2017.

Mayor Darren McCubbin said the study was crucial for planning the future of the town.

“Low density residential lots play an important role in providing diverse housing and choice in Heyfield and across the shire,” he said.

“I would highly encourage anyone who has an interest in being involved to attend the community drop-in session to see what the study is about.”

Information about the Heyfield Study is available on Wellington Shire Council’s website.

If you have any queries or want to be placed on the correspondence list, please contact Sabine Provily or the Strategic Planning Team on 1300 366 244.