EAST VICTORIA PARK - Lot 1; Plan/Diagram 79830, No.24 Whittlesford Street– Single House

Consultation has concluded

The Town has received a development application for Single House at the above mentioned address.

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 Whittlesford Street with an average setback of not less than 6.0 metres. The application proposes a setback to Whittlesford Street of 3.06 metres minimum and approximately 4.23 metres average.
  • Secondary Street Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum secondary street setback of 3.0 metres from Devenish Street. The application proposes a reduced minimum setback of 2.209 metres to Devenish Street.
  • 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:
    • Laundry to Bedroom 3 wall on the north eastern side of the proposed development to the common boundary with 22 Whittlesford Street – 1.5 metres minimum setback required, 1.01 metre to 3.0 metre boundary setback proposed to the angled boundary.
    • South eastern rear elevation of the proposed development to the boundary in common with 120 Devenish Street – 1.8 metres boundary setback required, 1.0 metres to 1.5 metres boundary setback proposed.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line - A retaining wall and associated fill is proposed to be constructed along the south eastern boundary in common with 120 Devenish Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height with a maximum height of 770mm 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 within Street Setback Area – The application proposes retaining walls and associated fill between the street alignment and the dwelling fronting Whittlesford Street and Devenish Street with a varying heights between 550mm and 1.22 metres above the natural ground level. The Residential Design Codes permit filling and retaining within 3 metres of the street alignment or between the street and the building where it does not exceed 500mm from the natural ground level.

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 5:00pm Friday, 26 July 2019, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2019.232.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2019.232.1

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 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 Single House at the above mentioned address.

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 Whittlesford Street with an average setback of not less than 6.0 metres. The application proposes a setback to Whittlesford Street of 3.06 metres minimum and approximately 4.23 metres average.
  • Secondary Street Setback – Council’s Local Planning Policy – Streetscape requires a minimum secondary street setback of 3.0 metres from Devenish Street. The application proposes a reduced minimum setback of 2.209 metres to Devenish Street.
  • 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:
    • Laundry to Bedroom 3 wall on the north eastern side of the proposed development to the common boundary with 22 Whittlesford Street – 1.5 metres minimum setback required, 1.01 metre to 3.0 metre boundary setback proposed to the angled boundary.
    • South eastern rear elevation of the proposed development to the boundary in common with 120 Devenish Street – 1.8 metres boundary setback required, 1.0 metres to 1.5 metres boundary setback proposed.
  • Fill and Retaining behind Street Setback Line - A retaining wall and associated fill is proposed to be constructed along the south eastern boundary in common with 120 Devenish Street. The retaining wall is proposed to have a varying height with a maximum height of 770mm 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 within Street Setback Area – The application proposes retaining walls and associated fill between the street alignment and the dwelling fronting Whittlesford Street and Devenish Street with a varying heights between 550mm and 1.22 metres above the natural ground level. The Residential Design Codes permit filling and retaining within 3 metres of the street alignment or between the street and the building where it does not exceed 500mm from the natural ground level.

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 5:00pm Friday, 26 July 2019, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2019.232.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2019.232.1

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 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 5.00 pm Friday, 26 July 2019

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

    Send us your comments by 5.00 pm Friday, 26 July 2019

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

    Consultation has concluded