Feedback on the proposal to name Right of Way abutting properties in Lake Road, Blackburn closed at 5pm Tuesday 9 March 2021.

In mid-2020, Council resolved to commence the statutory process to name the right of way abutting properties in Lake Road, Blackburn running between Wellington Avenue and Alandale Road.

RIGHT OF WAY TO BE NAMED (HIGHLIGHTED IN RED) BELOW

(Rear of Lake Road, Blackburn running from Wellington Ave and Alandale Rd)

After undertaking work to identify suitable and compliant naming options in accordance with the Naming Rules under the Geographic Place Names Act 1998, Council has now endorsed the name Yellow Box Lane, for community consultation purposes. The name Yellow Box recognises the Yellow Box trees lining the shores of Blackburn Lake.

A copy of the current Naming Rules is provided here for your reference.

Next steps

Following the close of the submission period, Council will receive a report and will make its final decision on the assigned name.

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