BURSWOOD - Lot 9000 Bow River Crescent - Proposed 31 Storey Residential Apartment Tower

Consultation has concluded

The Town has received a development application for a 31 storey residential apartment tower containing 197 apartments at the above-mentioned property. The value of the development is estimated to be $90 million.

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

  • Proposed Use – The development proposes two (2) townhouse style apartments for a ‘Home Occupation’ use which consists of a working space on the ground floor facing Bow River Crescent and a one (1) bedroom apartment above. A ‘Home Occupation’ use is classified as an “AA” (discretionary use) at the subject site.
  • Plot Ratio - The proposed development has a plot ratio of 6.55 with a plot ratio floor area of 25,741m2. The maximum plot ratio permitted under Town Planning Scheme No. 1 is 5.34 with a floor area of 20,986m2.
  • Dwelling Density - The development proposes a total of 197 dwellings in lieu of a maximum of 106 dwellings.
  • Building Height - The proposed building has a maximum building height of 31 storeys / 101 metres above natural ground level in lieu of a maximum building height of 21 storeys / 66 metres above natural ground level.
  • Resident Car Parking - The Precinct Plan P2 – Burswood Precinct requires a minimum of 286 car parking bays to be provided for residents. The application proposes a total of 267 bays for residents, equating to a shortfall of 19 bays.
  • Visitor Car Parking - The Precinct Plan P2 – Burswood Precinct requires that visitor parking bays are provided at a rate of 10% of required bays for residents (i.e. 29 visitor bays), that may include on-street parking. The application proposes a total of 27 visitor parking bays to be provided on-street, equating to a shortfall of 2 visitor parking bays.
  • Setback Between Buildings – The proposed building podium at Levels 5 & 6 are setback 10.3m from Tower 4 (Aurora) in lieu of a minimum setback of 20m from Tower 4 (Aurora). Note: The remaining building levels are compliant with the minimum setback requirements between the proposed tower (Tower 6) and Aurora (Tower 4).

The above-mentioned matters are proposed variations to the Town of Victoria Park, Town Planning Scheme No.1, Precinct Plan P2 - Burswood Precinct and/or the Burswood Lakes Structure Plan.

Where can I view the application?

A copy of the plans and supporting information are available to view in the plans and documents section on this page.

How can I comment?

Any comments you wish to make on the proposal are to be submitted by close of business Tuesday 25 September 2018, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2018.562.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2018.562.1

How can I find out more information?

You can contact the assessing officer Laura Sabitzer, Coordinator Urban Planning 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 Metro Central Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP).

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 a 31 storey residential apartment tower containing 197 apartments at the above-mentioned property. The value of the development is estimated to be $90 million.

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

  • Proposed Use – The development proposes two (2) townhouse style apartments for a ‘Home Occupation’ use which consists of a working space on the ground floor facing Bow River Crescent and a one (1) bedroom apartment above. A ‘Home Occupation’ use is classified as an “AA” (discretionary use) at the subject site.
  • Plot Ratio - The proposed development has a plot ratio of 6.55 with a plot ratio floor area of 25,741m2. The maximum plot ratio permitted under Town Planning Scheme No. 1 is 5.34 with a floor area of 20,986m2.
  • Dwelling Density - The development proposes a total of 197 dwellings in lieu of a maximum of 106 dwellings.
  • Building Height - The proposed building has a maximum building height of 31 storeys / 101 metres above natural ground level in lieu of a maximum building height of 21 storeys / 66 metres above natural ground level.
  • Resident Car Parking - The Precinct Plan P2 – Burswood Precinct requires a minimum of 286 car parking bays to be provided for residents. The application proposes a total of 267 bays for residents, equating to a shortfall of 19 bays.
  • Visitor Car Parking - The Precinct Plan P2 – Burswood Precinct requires that visitor parking bays are provided at a rate of 10% of required bays for residents (i.e. 29 visitor bays), that may include on-street parking. The application proposes a total of 27 visitor parking bays to be provided on-street, equating to a shortfall of 2 visitor parking bays.
  • Setback Between Buildings – The proposed building podium at Levels 5 & 6 are setback 10.3m from Tower 4 (Aurora) in lieu of a minimum setback of 20m from Tower 4 (Aurora). Note: The remaining building levels are compliant with the minimum setback requirements between the proposed tower (Tower 6) and Aurora (Tower 4).

The above-mentioned matters are proposed variations to the Town of Victoria Park, Town Planning Scheme No.1, Precinct Plan P2 - Burswood Precinct and/or the Burswood Lakes Structure Plan.

Where can I view the application?

A copy of the plans and supporting information are available to view in the plans and documents section on this page.

How can I comment?

Any comments you wish to make on the proposal are to be submitted by close of business Tuesday 25 September 2018, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2018.562.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2018.562.1

How can I find out more information?

You can contact the assessing officer Laura Sabitzer, Coordinator Urban Planning 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 Metro Central Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP).

It is noted that the decision-maker will take into account the comments received, however, are not obliged to support these views.


  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Send us your comments by 5.00pm Tuesday 25 September 2018

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

    Send us your comments by 5.00pm Tuesday 25 September 2018

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

    Consultation has concluded