12 Apostles Hot Springs & Resort Planning Permit Application

The Corangamite Shire has received an application for a Planning Permit to develop an integrated tourism facility on Booringa Road in Princetown. The proposal includes extensive hot spring and spa facilities, a hotel and restaurant as well as accommodation ‘pods’. Approximately 1.5 km north of the 12 Apostles Visitor Information Centre the project has undergone significant research and development with bores successfully locating a source of hot spring water and the proposal maintaining a minimal environmental footprint on the land.

All planning permit application documents can be viewed by clicking the links below:

Please note that this information is provided for the purpose of the planning process as set out in the Planning and Environment Act 1987. The information must not be used for any other purpose. By accessing the information on this website you acknowledge and agree that you will only use the document for the purpose specified above and that any dissemination or distribution of this information is strictly prohibited.

The land affected by this application is located at:
Booringa Road
PRINCETOWN  VIC  3269         
The application is for a permit to: Use and development of an integrated tourist facility comprising a 150 room residential hotel, three associated restaurants/cafes, a hot springs 'day spa' facility, associated infrastructure, removal of native vegetation and use of land to sell and consume liquor.
The applicant for the permit is: Rocdon Development Pty Ltd
Application documents: Application and Planning Report(PDF, 4MB)
Proposed Plans PART 1(PDF, 11MB)
Proposed Plans PART 2(PDF, 13MB)
Visual Character Study(PDF, 6MB)
Landscape Design Report(PDF, 2MB)
Traffic Impact Assessment(PDF, 2MB)
Ecology Report(PDF, 847KB)
Native Vegetation Impact Assessment(PDF, 2MB)
Biodiversity Assessment Report(PDF, 604KB)
Bushfire Development Report(PDF, 9MB)
Cultural Heritage Advice(PDF, 2MB)
Engineers Report (Power Supply)(PDF, 3MB)
Geotechnical Report(PDF, 3MB)
Water Management Report(PDF, 3MB)
Attachment Soil Quality Assessment(PDF, 3MB)
Attachment Bore Results(PDF, 2MB)
Decentralised Water Management Plan(PDF, 11MB)
Preliminary Drilling Results(PDF, 115KB)
Bore Completing Report(PDF, 8MB)
Response Further Information - Part 1(PDF, 1007KB)
Response Further Information - Part 2(PDF, 147KB)
Response Further Information - Part 3(PDF, 2MB)

A summary information sheet prepared by the permit applicant describing the proposal is available here Fact Sheet(PDF, 499KB).

Following the end of the notice period, 20 November 2017, a report will be prepared and presented at an upcoming Council Meeting responding to submissions. You can monitor the Council Meeting Agendas via our website - click here.

For any enquiries regarding the application and process please contact the Shires Planning staff on 03 5593 7104 or via email planning@corangamite.vic.gov.au.