Proposed Road Deviation & Land Exchange – Winchelsea

Published on 01 November 2018


Proposed Road Deviation & Land Exchange – Portion of Main and Palmer Streets, Winchelsea

Section 207B (2A) and Clause 2(2) of Schedule 10 of the Local Government Act 1989.

The proposal is for a road exchange of Parcel A cross hatched and Parcel B hatched.

Areas are approximately: 

Parcel A cross-hatched is 143m2 (road to be closed)

Parcel B hatched is 720m2 (road to be opened)

 Why is Surf Coast Shire Council proposing the deviation and exchange?

  • To exchange a disused portion of government road (Parcel A) which is fenced within 5 Main Street, Winchelsea for Parcel B comprising a portion of the title from 5 Main Street, Winchelsea currently used as roadway.

 What changes and works are being proposed?

  • If the exchange proceeds the 143m2 portion of Palmer Street would be transferred to the owners of 5 Main Street Winchelsea in exchange for 720m2 from Main Street Winchelsea to be transferred to Surf Coast Shire as Road.

In accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act, Council will consider any written submissions received by Thursday 29 November 2018.  Any person may request to be heard in support of their submission will be notified of the time and date of the Surf Coast Shire Council meeting.  Please forward submissions marked to the attention of: General Manager Governance and Infrastructure, Surf Coast Shire Council, PO Box 350 Torquay 3228 or

Further information may be obtained by contacting Council on 5261 0600.