To build a municipality that serves Campaspe’s diverse community, now and in the future, council has developed a number of strategies and plans for housing, commercial and industrial zones within the shire.

These include:

Shire wide strategies & plans

Campaspe Rural Living Strategy 2015

Campaspe Shire Council has identified the need to plan for rural living opportunities, while also protecting valuable farming resources. The Rural Living Strategy will provide council with a framework for assessing future rural living opportunities in the Shire.

Regional Rural Land Use Strategy 2008

The key objective of this rural strategy is to secure and promote the future of agriculture across the region through council planning schemes. The strategy covers the three municipalities of Campaspe, Greater Shepparton and Moira.

Urban design guidelines

The guidelines provide developers with direction and design for future residential estates. The key principles help to create a better environment, while achieving suitable design for both the developer and future landowners.

Echuca strategies & plans

Echuca Housing Strategy 2011

The Echuca Housing Strategy is intended to guide the future direction for housing supply in Echuca.

Echuca South East Industrial & Commercial Growth Corridor Land Strategy 2011

This strategy provides a vision for the future development of the Echuca South East over the next 20-30 years.

Echuca South East Rural Living Precinct Structure Plan 2014

The structure plan aims to achieve a balance between the desires of the community; managing a number of sensitive interface issues; enabling the precinct to develop in an orderly manner; maintaining integrity of the Echuca South East Industrial and Commercial Growth Corridor located to the west of the precinct; and state government requirements.
Appendix to structure plan

Echuca Urban Character Guidelines 2007

The study required developing clear guidelines to assist future developments in two areas of Echuca, so that these better fit with the local character.

Echuca Aerodrome Master Plan 2010

The objective of the master plan is to prepare a strategic plan for the aerodrome to provide council with a long term planning framework for the safe, secure, efficient and sustainable use and development of the site.

Echuca Heritage Precinct Master Plan 2000

Developed in parallel with the Echuca CBD Master Plan and incorporating the commercial centre of Echuca, this plan includes proposals for key strategic components of the Heritage Precinct.

Echuca Central Business District Master Plan 2000

The aim of the study is to establish an overall strategy together with specific proposals for the consolidation, development and enhancement of the CBD streetscape in harmony with the Port and Heritage Precinct.

Echuca South East Outline Drainage Plan 2014

The drainage plan assists in the future development of Echuca South East to ensure it can be properly drained.

Parking Strategy for Echuca CBD & Historic Port Precinct  2008

This strategy has been prepared to encourage commercial and tourism development through the more efficient use of existing parking and the orderly provision of new car parking facilities to meet current and future demands.

Watson Street Residential Design Guidelines 2011

These guidelines apply to all residential development in Watson Street, Echuca, between Law Court Place and Crofton Street.

Echuca Commercial Strategy 2017 

The Echuca Commercial Strategy is a comprehensive plan to guide the ongoing development of retail and commercial centres in Echuca.