ST JAMES - No.41A (Lot 2) Boundary Road – New Grouped Dwelling

Consultation has concluded

The Town has received a development application for Additions (Residential). The application proposes a new dwelling to be constructed at the rear of the lot.

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

  • Average Height of Boundary Wall – A boundary wall to the south western boundary with an average height of 3.05 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 – Retaining walls are proposed to be constructed along all common boundaries with 39 Boundary Road, 43 Boundary Road and 44-46 Wyndham Street. The retaining walls are proposed to have a varying height of between 0.3m metres and 1.7 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:
    • Bed 1 and Master Suite window to north-western boundary – 4.5 required; 1.5 metres proposed
    • Theatre window to north-eastern boundary – 6 metres required; 1.4 metres proposed
    • The applicant has noted that dividing fences affixed on top of the boundary retaining walls will screen the above ground floor windows.
  • Building Height – The Residential Design Codes permit the proposed dwelling to have a maximum wall height of 6.0 metres and maximum ridge height of 9.0 metres. The dwelling is proposed to have a 6.5 metre wall height and 9.0 metre ridge height.

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 19 February 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2019.577.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2019.577.1

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 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 Additions (Residential). The application proposes a new dwelling to be constructed at the rear of the lot.

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

  • Average Height of Boundary Wall – A boundary wall to the south western boundary with an average height of 3.05 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 – Retaining walls are proposed to be constructed along all common boundaries with 39 Boundary Road, 43 Boundary Road and 44-46 Wyndham Street. The retaining walls are proposed to have a varying height of between 0.3m metres and 1.7 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:
    • Bed 1 and Master Suite window to north-western boundary – 4.5 required; 1.5 metres proposed
    • Theatre window to north-eastern boundary – 6 metres required; 1.4 metres proposed
    • The applicant has noted that dividing fences affixed on top of the boundary retaining walls will screen the above ground floor windows.
  • Building Height – The Residential Design Codes permit the proposed dwelling to have a maximum wall height of 6.0 metres and maximum ridge height of 9.0 metres. The dwelling is proposed to have a 6.5 metre wall height and 9.0 metre ridge height.

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 19 February 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2019.577.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2019.577.1

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 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 Wednesday 19 February 2020

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

    Send us your comments by 5pm Wednesday 19 February 2020

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

    Consultation has concluded