BURSWOOD - No. 176 (Lot 40) Burswood Road - Office Tower

Consultation has concluded

The Town has received a development application for a 25-storey office tower at No. 176 Burswood Road (corner Kitchener Way) in Burswood.

In accordance with the Planning and Development (Local Planning Scheme) Regulations 2015 and Local Planning Policy 37 – “Community Consultation on Planning Proposals(LPP37), you are invited to comment on the following:

  • Proposed Use - A “Restaurant / Café” is classified as an “AA” (discretionary use) within the ‘Office/Residential’ zone under Town Planning Scheme No. 1. A café is proposed on the ground floor of the development.
  • Building Height - The proposed building has a maximum building height of 25 storeys / 104.6 metres, which exceeds the maximum building height of 12 storeys / 45 metres permitted under ‘Council’s Local Planning Policy 22 – Development Standards in the Causeway Precinct’.
  • Car Parking - The development proposes a shortfall in on-site car parking of 220 bays. While 667 bays are required to be provided to comply, 447 bays have been proposed.
  • Street Setback - ‘Council’s Local Planning Policy 22 – Development Standards in the Causeway Precinct’ requires a minimum street setback of 8 metres from the street frontage (where the building is above four storeys in height). The application proposes a minimum street setback of nil at podium/base level (four to six storeys) and 7m at tower level (six to 25 storeys).
  • Plot Ratio – The proposed development has a plot ratio of 6.42 with a plot ratio floor area of 27,112m2. The maximum plot ratio permitted under ‘Council’s Local Planning Policy 22 – Development Standards in the Causeway Precinct’ is 2.0 with a floor area of 8,446m2. The subject lot area is 4,223m2.

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 5:00pm Monday 1st March 2021, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.709.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.709.1

How can I find out more information?

The assessing officer for the application is Coordinator Urban Planning, Laura Sabitzer. You can contact Laura 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 (Inner - South) Joint Development Assessment Panel.

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 25-storey office tower at No. 176 Burswood Road (corner Kitchener Way) in Burswood.

In accordance with the Planning and Development (Local Planning Scheme) Regulations 2015 and Local Planning Policy 37 – “Community Consultation on Planning Proposals(LPP37), you are invited to comment on the following:

  • Proposed Use - A “Restaurant / Café” is classified as an “AA” (discretionary use) within the ‘Office/Residential’ zone under Town Planning Scheme No. 1. A café is proposed on the ground floor of the development.
  • Building Height - The proposed building has a maximum building height of 25 storeys / 104.6 metres, which exceeds the maximum building height of 12 storeys / 45 metres permitted under ‘Council’s Local Planning Policy 22 – Development Standards in the Causeway Precinct’.
  • Car Parking - The development proposes a shortfall in on-site car parking of 220 bays. While 667 bays are required to be provided to comply, 447 bays have been proposed.
  • Street Setback - ‘Council’s Local Planning Policy 22 – Development Standards in the Causeway Precinct’ requires a minimum street setback of 8 metres from the street frontage (where the building is above four storeys in height). The application proposes a minimum street setback of nil at podium/base level (four to six storeys) and 7m at tower level (six to 25 storeys).
  • Plot Ratio – The proposed development has a plot ratio of 6.42 with a plot ratio floor area of 27,112m2. The maximum plot ratio permitted under ‘Council’s Local Planning Policy 22 – Development Standards in the Causeway Precinct’ is 2.0 with a floor area of 8,446m2. The subject lot area is 4,223m2.

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 5:00pm Monday 1st March 2021, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.709.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.709.1

How can I find out more information?

The assessing officer for the application is Coordinator Urban Planning, Laura Sabitzer. You can contact Laura 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 (Inner - South) Joint Development Assessment Panel.

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