VICTORIA PARK - No.170 (Lot 2) Washington Street – Change of Use to Residential Building (Short Term Accommodation)

The Town has received a development application for Change of Use to Residential Building (Short Term Accommodation). By way of clarification, a ‘Residential Building’ refers to any form of accommodation other than ‘Dwelling’

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

  • Proposed Use - A ‘Residential Building’ is classified as an “AA” (discretionary use) within the residential zone under Town Planning Scheme No. 1.
  • Car Parking - The proposed development or use proposes a shortfall in on-site car parking of 2 bays. While 4 bays are required to be provided to comply, 2 bays have been proposed*.

*Two additional cars could fit within the driveway/crossover area, but given that these would not wholly within the property boundary they are not counted as per Local Planning Policy 23 - Car Parking.

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 Tuesday 28 April 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.151.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.151.1

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.

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 Change of Use to Residential Building (Short Term Accommodation). By way of clarification, a ‘Residential Building’ refers to any form of accommodation other than ‘Dwelling’

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

  • Proposed Use - A ‘Residential Building’ is classified as an “AA” (discretionary use) within the residential zone under Town Planning Scheme No. 1.
  • Car Parking - The proposed development or use proposes a shortfall in on-site car parking of 2 bays. While 4 bays are required to be provided to comply, 2 bays have been proposed*.

*Two additional cars could fit within the driveway/crossover area, but given that these would not wholly within the property boundary they are not counted as per Local Planning Policy 23 - Car Parking.

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 Tuesday 28 April 2020, by one of the following:

  • Online, using the submission form below
  • By email: admin@vicpark.wa.gov.au, quoting reference number 5.2020.151.1
  • By letter: Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979, quoting reference number 5.2020.151.1

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.

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 5pm Tuesday, 28 April 2020

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



    Send us your comments by 5pm Tuesday, 28 April 2020

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


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