City of Melbourne Council
City of Melbourne Council website

Hotham History Project Inc
The Hotham History Project is a group of North and West Melbourne residents and friends who are writing, illustrating and publishing about the history of North and West Melbourne.

Municipal Association of Victoria
The Municipal Association of Victoria is the peak representative and advocacy body for Victoria’s 79 councils.

North Melbourne Sustainability Street

Coalition of Resident and Business Associations (CoRBA) brings together fourteen resident and business associations across the City of Melbourne, with the goal to bring democracy, equitable representation and good governance back to the City of Melbourne.

West Melbourne Structure Plan A detailed plan for the future development of West Melbourne in which there was significant community involvement in its preparation. Unfortunately it does not appear to have been incorporated into the planning scheme.  It does provide a basis on which to prepare cases to take to Council, the Minister or to VCAT.

DDO29 The Design and development overlay that applies to the area south of Roden and Hawke Streets down to Dudley Street and between King Street and the railway.  It says a four story limit but is that what it means?

MSS The Municipal Strategic Statement provides an overview for the implemetation of the plannig scheme across the municipality of Melbourne. It is reviewed every three years.  This is the draft for a review that is being undertaken by the Council now.  Submission can be made up until 3 September 2010.

CCSAC  Central City Standing Advisory Committee