EAST VICTORIA PARK - No.13 (Lot 6) Mint Street - Two Grouped Dwellings

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The Town has received a development application for two grouped dwellings. The application proposes to demolish two existing single storey grouped dwellings, and replace them with two two-storey dwellings.

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

  • Primary Street Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum street setback of 3.0 metres from Mint Street with an average setback of not less than 6.0 metres. The application proposes a setback to Mint Street of 4.0 metres minimum and 5.21 metres average.
  • ROW Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum setback of 6.0 metres from the centreline of the right-of-way. The application proposes a 5.1 metre minimum setback from the centreline of the right-of-way.
  • Excavation within Street Setback Area – The application proposes excavation and associated retaining wall(s) within 3 metres of the street alignment with a varying height of between 0.755m and 0.01 metres below the natural ground level. The Residential Design Codes permit excavation within 3 metres of the street alignment where it does not exceed 500mm from the 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 window of Unit B to eastern boundary – 6.0 metres required; 4.3 metres proposed.
    • Kitchen window of Unit B to northern boundary – 6.0 metres required; 5 metres proposed.
  • Building Height – The Residential Design Codes permit the proposed dwelling to have a maximum wall height of 6.0 metres. The dwelling is proposed to have a 6.57 metre wall 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 Thursday 13 June 2019, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2019.143.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2019.143.1

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 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 grouped dwellings. The application proposes to demolish two existing single storey grouped dwellings, and replace them with two two-storey dwellings.

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

  • Primary Street Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum street setback of 3.0 metres from Mint Street with an average setback of not less than 6.0 metres. The application proposes a setback to Mint Street of 4.0 metres minimum and 5.21 metres average.
  • ROW Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum setback of 6.0 metres from the centreline of the right-of-way. The application proposes a 5.1 metre minimum setback from the centreline of the right-of-way.
  • Excavation within Street Setback Area – The application proposes excavation and associated retaining wall(s) within 3 metres of the street alignment with a varying height of between 0.755m and 0.01 metres below the natural ground level. The Residential Design Codes permit excavation within 3 metres of the street alignment where it does not exceed 500mm from the 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 window of Unit B to eastern boundary – 6.0 metres required; 4.3 metres proposed.
    • Kitchen window of Unit B to northern boundary – 6.0 metres required; 5 metres proposed.
  • Building Height – The Residential Design Codes permit the proposed dwelling to have a maximum wall height of 6.0 metres. The dwelling is proposed to have a 6.57 metre wall 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 Thursday 13 June 2019, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2019.143.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2019.143.1

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 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 Thursday 13 June 2019

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

    Send us your comments by 5.00pm Thursday 13 June 2019

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

    Consultation has concluded