With residential and commercial communities located immediately adjacent to our airport boundary, the protection of Airspace is a major focus. EAPL is working with the Federal, State and Local Governments to support improvements in planning outcomes that will improve the safety and viability of operations in the Melbourne region.
EAPL has worked with the Moonee Valley City Council to finalise a planning scheme amendment for Design Development Overlays relating to building height restrictions in areas under the runway approach and departure paths. Amendment C121 was subsequently approved by the Victorian Minister for Planning and is now included in the Moonee Valley Planning Scheme. An Airport Environs Overlay has not been prepared for Essendon Airport.
For those considering a move into the area we recommend the following:
If you have further questions after following the above process you can get further advice from Essendon Airport via the enquiry link on our website under the Contact tab or calling 03 9948 9400.