EAST VICTORIA PARK – No. 14A (Lot 2) Washer Street – Single House

The Town has received a development application for a Single House.

In accordance with Local Planning Policy – Community Consultation on Planning Proposals, you are invited to comment on the following matters:

  • Boundary Setbacks – The Residential Design Codes prescribes the minimum setback distance of buildings from boundaries other than the street. The application proposes variations to the setback of the following walls:
    • Ground Floor wall to Bedroom 2/Bedroom 3 and Alfresco – 1.5 metres required; 1.13 metres proposed to north western boundary.
    • Ground Floor wall to Alfresco/Living/Kitchen/Laundry – 1.5 metres required; 0.96 metres proposed to northern boundary.
  • Maximum Height of Boundary Wall – A boundary wall to the north eastern boundary with a maximum height of 4.3 metres above natural ground level in lieu of a maximum height of 3.5 metres as permitted under Council’s Local Planning Policy – Boundary Walls.
  • Average Height of Boundary Wall – A boundary wall to the north eastern boundary with an average height of 4.2 metres above natural ground level in lieu of an average height of 3.5 metres as permitted under Council’s Local Planning Policy – Boundary Walls.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the north eastern common boundary with 16 Washer Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 0.776 metres and 1.3 metres above natural ground level. The Residential Design Codes permit retaining walls behind the street setback line and within 1.0 metre of a common boundary up to a maximum height of 500mm above natural ground level.
  • Visual Privacy – The Residential Design Codes prescribes minimum setback distances for unscreened major openings from boundaries in order to achieve a reasonable level of privacy. The application proposes variations as follows:
    • Master bedroom to north eastern boundary – 4.5 metres required; 1.5 metres proposed.

Where can I view the application?

A copy of the plans and supporting information are available to view in the plans and documents section on this page.

How can I comment?

Any comments you wish to make on the proposal are to be submitted by close of business Thursday 16 April 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number DA5.2020.130.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number DA5.2020.130.1

How can I find out more information?

You can contact the assessing officer, Amie Groom, Senior Planning Officer on 08 9311 8111.

For detailed enquiries, we recommend that you contact the assessing officer to arrange a meeting (during business hours) at the Town's administration centre.

Who will decide this application?

The decision-maker for this development application is the Town of Victoria Park.

It is noted that the decision-maker will take into account the comments received, however, are not obliged to support these views.

The Town has received a development application for a Single House.

In accordance with Local Planning Policy – Community Consultation on Planning Proposals, you are invited to comment on the following matters:

  • Boundary Setbacks – The Residential Design Codes prescribes the minimum setback distance of buildings from boundaries other than the street. The application proposes variations to the setback of the following walls:
    • Ground Floor wall to Bedroom 2/Bedroom 3 and Alfresco – 1.5 metres required; 1.13 metres proposed to north western boundary.
    • Ground Floor wall to Alfresco/Living/Kitchen/Laundry – 1.5 metres required; 0.96 metres proposed to northern boundary.
  • Maximum Height of Boundary Wall – A boundary wall to the north eastern boundary with a maximum height of 4.3 metres above natural ground level in lieu of a maximum height of 3.5 metres as permitted under Council’s Local Planning Policy – Boundary Walls.
  • Average Height of Boundary Wall – A boundary wall to the north eastern boundary with an average height of 4.2 metres above natural ground level in lieu of an average height of 3.5 metres as permitted under Council’s Local Planning Policy – Boundary Walls.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the north eastern common boundary with 16 Washer Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 0.776 metres and 1.3 metres above natural ground level. The Residential Design Codes permit retaining walls behind the street setback line and within 1.0 metre of a common boundary up to a maximum height of 500mm above natural ground level.
  • Visual Privacy – The Residential Design Codes prescribes minimum setback distances for unscreened major openings from boundaries in order to achieve a reasonable level of privacy. The application proposes variations as follows:
    • Master bedroom to north eastern boundary – 4.5 metres required; 1.5 metres proposed.

Where can I view the application?

A copy of the plans and supporting information are available to view in the plans and documents section on this page.

How can I comment?

Any comments you wish to make on the proposal are to be submitted by close of business Thursday 16 April 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number DA5.2020.130.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number DA5.2020.130.1

How can I find out more information?

You can contact the assessing officer, Amie Groom, Senior Planning Officer on 08 9311 8111.

For detailed enquiries, we recommend that you contact the assessing officer to arrange a meeting (during business hours) at the Town's administration centre.

Who will decide this application?

The decision-maker for this development application is the Town of Victoria Park.

It is noted that the decision-maker will take into account the comments received, however, are not obliged to support these views.


  • Send us your comments by 5pm Thursday 16 April 2020.

    Please note that only submissions with verifiable names and addresses can be accepted.



    Send us your comments by 5pm Thursday 16 April 2020.

    Please note that only submissions with verifiable names and addresses can be accepted.


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