EAST VICTORIA PARK – No. 9 (Lot 113) Northampton Street – Single House

The Town has received a development application for a single house at the above-mentioned property.

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 – 1.8 metres required; 1.5 metres proposed to northern/southern/eastern/western boundary.


    • Ground Floor wall to Bedroom 3/Laundry – 1.1 metres required; 1 metre proposed to northern/southern/eastern/western boundary.


  • Maximum Height of Boundary Wall – A boundary wall to the north-east boundary with a maximum height of 4 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-east boundary with an average height of 3.9 metres above natural ground level in lieu of an average height of 3 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 south-western common boundary with 11 Northampton Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 0.2 metres and 1 metre above natural ground level. The Residential Design Codes permit filling and associated 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.

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 11 June 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.196.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.196.1

How can I find out more information?

You can contact the assessing officer, Josh Arnott, 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 at the above-mentioned property.

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 – 1.8 metres required; 1.5 metres proposed to northern/southern/eastern/western boundary.


    • Ground Floor wall to Bedroom 3/Laundry – 1.1 metres required; 1 metre proposed to northern/southern/eastern/western boundary.


  • Maximum Height of Boundary Wall – A boundary wall to the north-east boundary with a maximum height of 4 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-east boundary with an average height of 3.9 metres above natural ground level in lieu of an average height of 3 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 south-western common boundary with 11 Northampton Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 0.2 metres and 1 metre above natural ground level. The Residential Design Codes permit filling and associated 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.

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 11 June 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.196.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.196.1

How can I find out more information?

You can contact the assessing officer, Josh Arnott, 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 11 June 2020

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



    Send us your comments by 5pm Thursday 11 June 2020

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


    Consultation has concluded