VICTORIA PARK – Nos. 16-20 (Lot 177, 178 and 179) Duncan Street – Proposed Nursing Home

The Town has received a development application for Proposed Nursing Home.

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

  • Proposed Use - A Nursing Home is classified as an “AA” (discretionary use) within the Residential zone under Town Planning Scheme No. 1.
  • Street Setback - Town Planning Scheme No. 1 requires a minimum street setback of 4 metres from Duncan Street and 1 metre from Shepperton Road. The application proposes a minimum setback to 2.1 metres on the ground floor and 0.9 metres on the upper floors to Duncan Street and 2.1 metres on the ground floor, 1 metre on the first floor and 0.9 metres on the floors above to Shepperton Road.
  • 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:
    • Third Floor wall (rooms 114/115 and 116) – 4 metres required; 3 metres proposed to north-eastern boundary.
  • Building Height - The proposed building has a maximum building height of 4 storeys plus a roof terrace/ 17.5 metres, which exceeds the maximum wall height of 2 storeys/ 9 metres.
  • Plot Ratio - The proposed development has a plot ratio of 1.82 with a plot ratio floor area of 3091.15m2. The maximum plot ratio permitted under Town Planning Scheme No. 1 is 0.6 with a floor area of 1699.8m2.
  • Landscaping - The application proposes 35% or 62.6m2 landscaping of the front setback area. Town Planning Scheme No. 1 requires a minimum of 50% or 88.3m2 of the front setback area to be landscaped.

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 24 June 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number DA5.2020.257.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number DA5.2020.257.1

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 Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP).

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 Proposed Nursing Home.

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

  • Proposed Use - A Nursing Home is classified as an “AA” (discretionary use) within the Residential zone under Town Planning Scheme No. 1.
  • Street Setback - Town Planning Scheme No. 1 requires a minimum street setback of 4 metres from Duncan Street and 1 metre from Shepperton Road. The application proposes a minimum setback to 2.1 metres on the ground floor and 0.9 metres on the upper floors to Duncan Street and 2.1 metres on the ground floor, 1 metre on the first floor and 0.9 metres on the floors above to Shepperton Road.
  • 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:
    • Third Floor wall (rooms 114/115 and 116) – 4 metres required; 3 metres proposed to north-eastern boundary.
  • Building Height - The proposed building has a maximum building height of 4 storeys plus a roof terrace/ 17.5 metres, which exceeds the maximum wall height of 2 storeys/ 9 metres.
  • Plot Ratio - The proposed development has a plot ratio of 1.82 with a plot ratio floor area of 3091.15m2. The maximum plot ratio permitted under Town Planning Scheme No. 1 is 0.6 with a floor area of 1699.8m2.
  • Landscaping - The application proposes 35% or 62.6m2 landscaping of the front setback area. Town Planning Scheme No. 1 requires a minimum of 50% or 88.3m2 of the front setback area to be landscaped.

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 24 June 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number DA5.2020.257.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number DA5.2020.257.1

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 Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP).

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 Wednesday 24 June 2020.

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


    Send us your comments by 5pm Wednesday 24 June 2020.

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


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