EAST VICTORIA PARK - No.79 (Lot 612) Swansea Street - Single Storey Grouped Dwelling

Consultation has concluded

The Town has received a development application for Single Storey Grouped Dwelling. The application proposes a new dwelling to be constructed at the rear of the subject lot

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

  • ROW Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum setback of 6.0 metres for buildings other than garages from the centreline of the right-of-way. The application proposes a 5.0 metre minimum setback to ‘Bedroom 3’ from the centreline of the right-of-way.
  • 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 3 to Master Suite – 1.5 metres required; 1.0 metre proposed to north-western boundary.
    • Ground Floor wall to Kitchen to Bedroom 2 – 1.5 metres required; 1.0 metre proposed to south-eastern.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line (SE Boundary) - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the south-eastern common boundary with 79A Swansea Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 225mm and 785mm 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.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line (NE Boundary) - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the north-eastern common boundary with 79 Swansea Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 235mm and 785mm 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.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line (NW Boundary) - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the north western common boundary with 77A Swansea Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 320mm and 700mm 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:
    • Kitchen Door to south-eastern boundary (raised above 500mm due to retaining wall and associated fill) – 6.0 metres required; 1.0 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 29 October 2018, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2018.757.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2018.757.1

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.

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 Single Storey Grouped Dwelling. The application proposes a new dwelling to be constructed at the rear of the subject lot

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

  • ROW Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum setback of 6.0 metres for buildings other than garages from the centreline of the right-of-way. The application proposes a 5.0 metre minimum setback to ‘Bedroom 3’ from the centreline of the right-of-way.
  • 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 3 to Master Suite – 1.5 metres required; 1.0 metre proposed to north-western boundary.
    • Ground Floor wall to Kitchen to Bedroom 2 – 1.5 metres required; 1.0 metre proposed to south-eastern.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line (SE Boundary) - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the south-eastern common boundary with 79A Swansea Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 225mm and 785mm 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.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line (NE Boundary) - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the north-eastern common boundary with 79 Swansea Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 235mm and 785mm 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.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line (NW Boundary) - A retaining wall is proposed to be constructed along the north western common boundary with 77A Swansea Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height of between 320mm and 700mm 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:
    • Kitchen Door to south-eastern boundary (raised above 500mm due to retaining wall and associated fill) – 6.0 metres required; 1.0 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 29 October 2018, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2018.757.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2018.757.1

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.

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 5.00pm Monday 29 October 2018

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

    Send us your comments by 5.00pm Monday 29 October 2018

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

    Consultation has concluded