Notice of Intention to Lease 17-31 and part of 33-41 Ferris Road

Melton City Council (Council) gives notice under Section 115(4) of the Local Government Act 2020 (Act) and its Community Engagement Policy, of its intention to revise its lease with City Circle Recycling Pty Ltd (Tenant), varying the existing lease over the land at 17-31 and part of 33-41 Ferris Rd, Melton South, (the Lease).

Council is proposing the following variations:

1. Council grant an additional further term option of 5 years from 2035 to 2040.

2. City Circle partially surrender the leased area, in accordance with the updated plan below, removing the pond at the north-east section from the leased area and the current City Circle operations from the southern section including the Car Park & Office at the current entry of Tree Leaf Lane.

17-31 and part of 33-41 Ferris Road, Melton South

3. City Circle agrees to carry out all works required to give effect to the partial surrender of land, including constructing a new crossover and driveway to the Land from Tree Leaf Lane (Tenant’s Works) at its own cost, by January 2022.


Any person may make a submission in accordance with Council’s Community Engagement Policy, they must do so in writing within 28 days of the date of publication of this notice, that is by 5 pm on 4 October 2021. Any person who wishes to speak at a Section 223 Submissions Advisory Committee Meeting in support of their written submission must request this in their submission.

Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer and emailed to:, posted to PO Box 21 Melton 3337 or by completing an online form.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with Council’s Community Engagement Policy. If any person wishes to be heard in support of their written submission then Council will convene a Section 223 Submission Advisory Committee Meeting to accommodate those who requested to be heard in person (via video conference), at 6:15pm on 11 October 2021.

Any person making a submission should be aware that their submission including their personal information may form part of the agenda and minutes of a meeting of the Council and be available to the public.

Following the consideration of any submissions, Council may resolve to vary the lease as detailed above, or not proceed with the proposal.