EAST VICTORIA PARK - No.25 and 27 (Lots 1 and 12) Devenish Street– Two (2) Grouped Dwellings

Consultation has concluded

The Town has received a development application for Two (2) Grouped Dwellings at the property as mentioned above.

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

Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line - A retaining wall and associated fill is proposed to be constructed along the following boundaries:

  • South eastern side boundary in common with 21 and 21 A Devenish Street. The retaining wall and fill is proposed with a maximum height of approximately 770mm above natural ground level.
  • South western rear to the boundary in common with 1A and 1B Hertford Street. The retaining wall and fill is proposed with a maximum height of approximately 1.1 metre above natural ground level.
  • South eastern side to the boundary in common with 29 Devenish Street. The retaining wall and fill is proposed with a maximum height of approximately 970mm 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 (large windows) from boundaries in order to achieve a reasonable level of privacy. The application proposes variations as follows:


  • Unit 4 - Ground Floor unscreened major opening to the Kitchen with finished floor level raised more than 500mm from natural ground level to the north western boundary in common with 21 and 21 A Devenish Street – 6 metre setback required; approximately 5.255 metres setback proposed.
  • Unit 4 - Ground Floor unscreened major opening to the Dining Room with finished floor level raised more than 500mm from natural ground level to the north western boundary in common with 21 and 21 A Devenish Street – 6 metre setback required; approximately 3.3 metres setback 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, 5pm on Friday 1 March 2019, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2018.921.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2018.921.1

How can I find out more information?

The assessing officer for the application is Planning Officer, Doreen Rowley. You can contact Doreen 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 Two (2) Grouped Dwellings at the property as mentioned above.

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

Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line - A retaining wall and associated fill is proposed to be constructed along the following boundaries:

  • South eastern side boundary in common with 21 and 21 A Devenish Street. The retaining wall and fill is proposed with a maximum height of approximately 770mm above natural ground level.
  • South western rear to the boundary in common with 1A and 1B Hertford Street. The retaining wall and fill is proposed with a maximum height of approximately 1.1 metre above natural ground level.
  • South eastern side to the boundary in common with 29 Devenish Street. The retaining wall and fill is proposed with a maximum height of approximately 970mm 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 (large windows) from boundaries in order to achieve a reasonable level of privacy. The application proposes variations as follows:


  • Unit 4 - Ground Floor unscreened major opening to the Kitchen with finished floor level raised more than 500mm from natural ground level to the north western boundary in common with 21 and 21 A Devenish Street – 6 metre setback required; approximately 5.255 metres setback proposed.
  • Unit 4 - Ground Floor unscreened major opening to the Dining Room with finished floor level raised more than 500mm from natural ground level to the north western boundary in common with 21 and 21 A Devenish Street – 6 metre setback required; approximately 3.3 metres setback 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, 5pm on Friday 1 March 2019, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2018.921.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2018.921.1

How can I find out more information?

The assessing officer for the application is Planning Officer, Doreen Rowley. You can contact Doreen 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 Friday, 1 March 2019

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

    Send us your comments by 5.00pm Friday, 1 March 2019

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

    Consultation has concluded