Hot Topics -Clause 56

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Hot Topics showcases best practice examples of stormwater quality management and faciliates information sharing across local government. The theme of the September 2007 event was Clause 56 of the Victoria Planning Provisions - the clause that requires best practice stormwater management on residential subdivisions. Content included council case studies on Clause 56.07 implementation (including the incorporation of WSUD on Clause 55 applications to address the 'existing building loophole'); presentation on Melbourne Water and council partnership initiatives to assist in the implementation of Clause 56.07;discussion clarifying issues around Clause 56.07, and question and answer with  Melbourne Water staff panel.