Amendment C216 - 42-48 Glenburnie Road, Mitcham - Permanent Heritage Overlay

Why is Amendment C216 being introduced?

Amendment C216 is required to provide permanent heritage protection to the property at 42-48 Glenburnie Road, Mitcham.

‘Minamere’ at 42-48 Glenburnie Road, Mitcham is a single storey timber Californian Bungalow that was constructed in c1926. Elements that contribute to the significance of the property include (but are not limited to):

  • The house’s original external form, materials and detailing.
  • The house’s high level of integrity to its original design and construction
  • The house’s setting in a large garden allotment sited to appreciate the views to the Dandenong Ranges.
  • Surviving mature trees particularly the Monterey Cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa) and Mediterranean Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) on the north boundary and the English Oak (Quercus robur) in the driveway turning circle.

‘Minamere’ is of historical and architectural significance to the City of Whitehorse.

Preserving this property will help to demonstrate to current and future generations, the historical development of the locality, as well as providing an aesthetically appealing property which adds to the cultural identity of the City of Whitehorse. The Amendment is supported by a Heritage Citation (available on Council’s website) prepared by a qualified Heritage Advisor.

What does the Amendment do?

The Amendment applies Heritage Overlay 296 to the property at 42-48 Glenburnie Road, Mitcham on a permanent basis.

Where can I find out more?

Further information is available at Council’s Customer Service Centres, Council’s website or by contacting Council’s Planning and Building Department on 9262 6303

Have your Say on Amendment C216

Any person who may be affected by the Amendment may make a submission to Council.

Feedback closes on Monday 28 October 2019.

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