Public Notices

Council meetings

The next Ordinary meeting of Council will be held at 6pm on Tuesday 27 June 2017 to be held in the Council Chambers, 1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay.

The public is welcome to attend this meeting


Hearing of Submissions Committee Meeting

Council’s Hearing of Submissions Committee will next meet at 5pm on Tuesday 4 July 2017, at Council Chambers, 1 Merrijig Drive Torquay.

Council will hear from those who have indicated that they wish to address Council in support of their written submissions concerning the following:

  • Planning Permit Application 15/0434 – 210 Jarosite Road, Bells Beach

  • Use and Development of a Dwelling, Construction of a Tennis Court and Removal of Native Vegetation

 The public is welcome to attend this meeting.


Notice of intention to sell Council land

42 Harding Street, Winchelsea

In accordance with Section 189(2)(a) of the Local Government Act 1989, Council at its 23 May 2017 Ordinary meeting declared its intention to, amongst other things: 

1.Affirm its willingness to sell 42 Harding Street, Winchelsea, Certificate of Title Volume 9828 Folio 343 to Ambulance Victoria for the purpose of establishing an ambulance station for Winchelsea and district.

2.Agree that the price for sale of the land should be based on current valuations.

3.Note the requirement of the Local Government Act 1989, that at the time of sale Council will hold a valuation shall not be more than six months old.

4.Agree that a condition of the Contract of Sale will be that if the land is subdivided within five years of Council selling the land, then Council is to be given the first right to buy back the land at the sale price plus indexation reflecting market changes, without creating any obligation on Council to do so.

The full report outlining the above proposal is included as part of the 23 May 2017 Council Agenda

Council now invites submissions under Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.  Council will consider any written submissions about the proposal that are received by 4pm on Thursday 29 June 2017. Submissions should be forward to:

General Manager Governance and Infrastructure

Surf Coast Shire Council

PO Box 350

Torquay 3228

or emailed to

Any person who has made a written submission to Council and requested that he or she be heard in support of their written submission, is entitled to appear in person, or by a person acting on his or her behalf, before a meeting of Council’s Hearing of Submissions Committee at a date and time to be fixed.