Help shape the future of Forrestfield North
If you are interested in the future of Forrestfield North and want to be actively involved we encourage you to sign up for regular updates and invitations to surveys and workshops.
Landowners have been sent written communications from the Shire of Kalamunda in relation to a landowner specific survey. If you are a landowner within the project area and have not received communications from us, we encourage you to contact us on 9257 9938 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Feedback: August 2017
Following the recent community workshops and surveys the following reports and video have been collated:
Community and Stakeholder Engagement Outcomes Report (August 2017) (PDF, 10MB)
In June 2014, the State Government announced the Forrestfield Airport Link, a $2 billion train line connecting with the Midland line near Bayswater Station, servicing the airport and finishing in the Forrestfield/High Wycombe area. The train line is scheduled to be up and running by 2020. Following this announcement, the State Government requested the Shire of Kalamunda explore the opportunities that a new train station could bring to the surrounding areas. This meant moving away from the industrial land uses, previously proposed, and focusing on urban uses more suitable for a train station precinct.
The new focus resulted in planning for the delivery of high density residential, a new activity centre and a commercially focused Transit Oriented Development precinct based around the new train station. In line with the draft North-East Subregional Framework, the focus of the high level District Structure Plan is to connect people with their place of work and recreation.
The planning process is well underway. Kalamunda Council approved the draft District Structure Plan on 29th September 2015, which was approved by the State Government on 4th October 2016. Take a look at the project plan or have a read of some of the previously prepared documents.
For futher information on this project please contact the Shire Planning Services during office hours:
Telephone: (08) 9257 9938
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