VICTORIA PARK - No.3/150 (Lot 3) Washington Street - Two Storey Dwelling

The Town has received a development application for Two Storey Dwelling. The application proposes the construction of a new two storey dwelling on a vacant lot facing Washington Street.

In accordance with Local Planning Policy 37 – “Community Consultation on Planning Proposals”, you are invited to comment on the following matters:

  • Primary Street Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum street setback of 3.0 metres from Washington Street. The application proposes a setback to Washington Street of 2.5 metres minimum.
  • Primary Street Setback(Boundary Wall) – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum street setback of 3.0 metres from Washington Street for a boundary wall. The application proposes the boundary wall with a setback of 2.5m to Washington Street.
  • 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 Living/ Dining - 1.5 metres required; 1.02 metres proposed to north-western boundary.
  • Average Height of Boundary Wall (Garage) – A boundary wall to the north-western side boundary with an average height of 3.15 metres above natural ground level in lieu of an average height of 3 metres as permitted under Council’s Local Planning Policy – Boundary Walls.
  • Average Height of Boundary Wall (Scullery to Laundry) – A boundary wall to the south-eastern side boundary with an average height of 3.3 metres above natural ground level in lieu of an average height of 3 metres as permitted under Council’s Local Planning Policy – Boundary Walls.
  • Visual Privacy (Unscreened Balcony)– 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:
    • Unscreened side of front balcony to south-eastern boundary – 7.5 metres required; 1.81 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 located on the right side of this page.

How can I comment?

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

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.153.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.153.1

How can I find out more information?

The assessing officer for the application is Planning Officer, Alexander Thamm. You can contact Alexander on 08 9311 8111 or ask a question via the link below.

For detailed enquiries, we recommend that you contact the assessing officer.

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 Two Storey Dwelling. The application proposes the construction of a new two storey dwelling on a vacant lot facing Washington Street.

In accordance with Local Planning Policy 37 – “Community Consultation on Planning Proposals”, you are invited to comment on the following matters:

  • Primary Street Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum street setback of 3.0 metres from Washington Street. The application proposes a setback to Washington Street of 2.5 metres minimum.
  • Primary Street Setback(Boundary Wall) – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum street setback of 3.0 metres from Washington Street for a boundary wall. The application proposes the boundary wall with a setback of 2.5m to Washington Street.
  • 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 Living/ Dining - 1.5 metres required; 1.02 metres proposed to north-western boundary.
  • Average Height of Boundary Wall (Garage) – A boundary wall to the north-western side boundary with an average height of 3.15 metres above natural ground level in lieu of an average height of 3 metres as permitted under Council’s Local Planning Policy – Boundary Walls.
  • Average Height of Boundary Wall (Scullery to Laundry) – A boundary wall to the south-eastern side boundary with an average height of 3.3 metres above natural ground level in lieu of an average height of 3 metres as permitted under Council’s Local Planning Policy – Boundary Walls.
  • Visual Privacy (Unscreened Balcony)– 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:
    • Unscreened side of front balcony to south-eastern boundary – 7.5 metres required; 1.81 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 located on the right side of this page.

How can I comment?

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

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.153.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.153.1

How can I find out more information?

The assessing officer for the application is Planning Officer, Alexander Thamm. You can contact Alexander on 08 9311 8111 or ask a question via the link below.

For detailed enquiries, we recommend that you contact the assessing officer.

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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