Wattle Grove South Future Direction

Published on 27 February 2019
Category: Public Notice

Council has unanimously supported a motion to remove general or light industrial land uses in the future consultation and planning for Wattle Grove South.

A motion was put forward on the matter at the February Ordinary Council Meeting.

The Council resolution is as follows:

That Council:

  1. REQUEST the Chief Executive Officer to cease investigations into the establishment of a Consultative Community Committee of Council to consider recommendations for the future of Wattle Grove South.
  2. REQUESTS the Chief Executive Officer to create a partial budget allocation in the 2018/2019 mid-year review, to commence the process, and the balance to be allocated in the 2019/2020 annual budget for the purpose of engaging the services of suitably qualified consultants to conduct a comprehensive community consultation program with landowners within and bordering the subject area to determine the level of community support for a variety of land use concept plans that incorporate the following design principles:
    • a) Exclude any general or light industrial land uses.
    • b) Reflect and acknowledge existing lifestyle and recreational opportunities of the area.
    • c) A high-quality residential outcome that includes a range of densities.
    • d)Include an appropriate amount of commercial development based on best practice design principles, including but not limited to public transport, technology, educational, medical and retail opportunities.
    • e) Retain existing vegetation and tree canopy cover where possible.
    • f) Consider tourism development opportunities that embrace the environmental, social and financial aspects of the City of Kalamunda.
    • g) Provide for modern sustainable housing design principles including renewable energy capture, water sensitive urban design, storage, sharing capabilities and smart city initiatives.
    • h) The subject area ‘Wattle Grove South’ to also include the land to the north of Welshpool Road East bounded by Tonkin Hwy, Lewis Road and Hartfield Golf Course.

    Moved:

    Cr Margaret Thomas

    Seconded:

    Cr Dylan O’Connor

    Vote:

    CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

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