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In Brunswick VIC on “Use of the land for trade...” at 145 Glenlyon Road, Brunswick VIC 3056:

Sarah Spargo commented

1. During normal times, Glenlyon Rd is so congested during peak hour that cars are banked up several blocks. Adding to this is inappropriate in a residential area.
2. The traffic impact report was done during Covid times, and outside peak hours. This gives a result that has very limited bearing on reality.
3. There is a Bunnings in Sydney Rd, with adequate parking facilities, which is only ten minutes walk from this proposed location.
4. Parking spots in neighbouring residential streets are so already full that residents frequently have to park half a street away from their home. This is getting worse over recent years, not better. Despite allocating parking, it is unreasonable to presume that all patrons will use it in preference to residential streets.
5. Articulated vehicles typically use more than one lane to turn. This risks blocking traffic, and risks more collisions.

Please consider an appropriate traffic impact study that properly reflects the true nature in this location, after the restrictions have lifted, and please use Bunnings in Sydney Rd for this, and please include peak hours.

Please consider this an OBJECTION to this planning application.

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