VICTORIA PARK – No.46A (Lot 2) Kent Street - Grouped Dwelling

The Town has received a development application for a Grouped Dwelling. The application proposes a two storey house will associated earthworks and retaining.

In accordance with Local Planning Policy 37 – “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:
    • Upper Floor wall of dwelling - 1.5 metres required; 1.2 metres proposed to south eastern boundary.
    • Upper Floor wall of dwelling - 1.5 metres required; 1.4 metres proposed to north western boundary.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the north western, south western and south eastern boundaries with. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 0.9 metres and insert 0 metres 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.
  • 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:
    • Bedroom 2 window of new dwelling to common boundary with 11B Ashburton Street – 4.5 metres required; 2.4 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 Thursday 18 June 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.238.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.238.1

How can I find out more information?

The assessing officer for the application is Planning Officer, Sturt McDonald. You can contact Sturt 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 a Grouped Dwelling. The application proposes a two storey house will associated earthworks and retaining.

In accordance with Local Planning Policy 37 – “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:
    • Upper Floor wall of dwelling - 1.5 metres required; 1.2 metres proposed to south eastern boundary.
    • Upper Floor wall of dwelling - 1.5 metres required; 1.4 metres proposed to north western boundary.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the north western, south western and south eastern boundaries with. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 0.9 metres and insert 0 metres 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.
  • 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:
    • Bedroom 2 window of new dwelling to common boundary with 11B Ashburton Street – 4.5 metres required; 2.4 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 Thursday 18 June 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.238.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.238.1

How can I find out more information?

The assessing officer for the application is Planning Officer, Sturt McDonald. You can contact Sturt 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 18 June 2020

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



    Send us your comments by 5pm Thursday 18 June 2020

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


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