Local Planning Scheme No. 3 - Amendment No. 82

Published on 22 February 2018
Category: Public Notice

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 2005
APPROVED LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT

It is hereby notified for public information, in accordance with section 87 of the Planning and Development Act 2005 that the Minister for Planning approved the Local Planning Scheme amendment on 18 January 2018 for the purpose of--

(1) Inserting the following clause--

5.24 Dual Density Coded Areas

5.24.1 In considering development applications for land within the dual coded areas depicted on the Scheme Map, the local government will apply the lower density unless--

(a) The minimum area of the total development site being not less than 1,000 square metres; or
(b) The parent lot has two or more frontages to a public road; or
(c) The parent lot is the only lot between two lots with two or more frontages to a public road; or
(d) The parent lot is the only lot between two lots where one or both of the adjoining lots have been developed at the higher dual density code; or
(e) The development is designed to accommodate a mixture of dwelling types and shall include two or more types of dwelling as defined by the R-Codes and at least one dwelling in the development is two storeys; and
(f) The development is designed with due regard for any relevant Local Planning Policy or Design Guidelines for dual density coded areas; and
(g) The development can be serviced by reticulated sewerage in accordance with the Government Sewerage Policy.

5.24.2 In considering subdivision applications for land within the dual coded areas depicted on the Scheme Map, the local government will recommend that the lower density be applied unless--

(a) The minimum area of the total development site being not less than 1,000 square metres; or
(b) The parent lot has two or more frontages to a public road; or
(c) The parent lot is the only lot between two lots with two or more frontages to a public road; or
(d) The parent lot is the only lot between two lots where one or both of the adjoining lots have been developed at the higher dual density code; or
(e) It is demonstrated that the subdivision is designed to facilitate future development which can accommodate a mixture of dwelling types and shall include two or more types of dwelling as defined by the R-Codes and at least one dwelling in the development is two storeys; and
(f) The subdivision is designed with due regard for any relevant Local Planning Policy or Design Guidelines for dual coded areas; and
(g) The subdivision can be serviced with reticulated sewerage in accordance with the Government Sewerage Policy.

5.24.3 In considering development applications for Aged or Dependent Persons’ dwellings or Single Bedroom Dwellings within the dual coded areas depicted on the Scheme Map, the additional density bonus under the Residential Design Codes shall not be permitted at the higher density code unless the higher of the dual coding is R60.

(2) Recoding the designated areas of High Wycombe and Maida Vale, Forrestfield and Kalamunda with dual density codes and amending the Scheme Map accordingly.

Rhonda Hardy
Chief Executive Officer

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