Page Street, Coburg - Proposed Road Discontinuance

Council has undertaken a streetscape upgrade to Page Street as part of the Sydney Road, Coburg streetscape improvements. The scope of these works are limited to Page Street between Sydney Road and Russell Street.

Part of the improvements require Council to commence the consultation process regarding a proposed road discontinuance of Page Street, Coburg. Further inforamtion regarding this project can be found on the project page Sydney Road Coburg - Streetscape improvements (Stage 2).  

Moreland City Council acting under section 206 and Schedule 10 Clause 3 of the Local Government Act 1989 (“the Act”), proposes to commence the road discontinuance of Page Street, Coburg, which is shown hatched on the plan below.

If the road is discontinued, Council proposes to retain the land as part of the Page Street Plaza, Coburg in accordance with its Rights of Way Associated Policies 2011 (DOC 116Kb) and Rights of Way Strategy (DOC 3Mb). Permanent bollards are proposed to be installed at either end the plaza to prohibit the entry of motor vehicles. Additional complementary landscaping will also be undertaken to create a people friendly area for pedestrians, cyclists and the community generally.

Make a submission

Submissions on the proposed road discontinuance close at 5 pm on Wednesday 14 November 2018.

A person making a submission is entitled to request in the submission that they wish to appear in person, or to be represented by a person specified in the submission, in support of the submission at a meeting of Council’s Hearing of Submissions Committee to be held at 6 pm on Monday 3 December 2018 at the Moreland Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street, Coburg.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Act.

Any person wishing to make a submission on the proposal must do so in writing quoting reference No. ROW/10/2018:

  • Post your submission to Pauline Kiely, Moreland City Council, Locked Bag 10, Moreland, 3058
  • Deliver to the Moreland Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street, Coburg
  • Email Council Property.

Any person making a written submission under section 223 of the Act. is advised that all submissions and personal information in the submission will be handled by Council in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.

Following the consideration of any submissions, Council may decide to discontinue the road, part of the road, or not to discontinue the road.

This notice is published pursuant to section 82A(2) of the Local Government Act 1989.

Enquiries 

All enquiries should be directed to Council’s consultants Macquarie Local Government Lawyers on 9650 6700 or email Macquarie Lawyers.

Page Street plan