Development Application – Civic Site Mixed Use Development

Consultation has concluded

The City of South Perth is inviting your comments on the recently received Development Application (DA) for the land bound by Labouchere Rd, Mends St and Mill Point Rd, South Perth (the Civic Site).

All information related to the DA can be found on this page, including documents with the full application, design proposal and plans, timeline, FAQ's and an outline of the process.

The application for the Civic Site includes portions of the adjacent local road reserves. A summary of the proposal is as follows:

Building height:

  • North Tower – 39 storeys and 121.7-124.0 metres, 126.0m AHD highest point.
  • South Tower – 22 storeys and 71.9-74.2 metres, 76.2 metres AHD highest point.
  • Podium component – 4 storeys and 16.7-19.0 metres, 21.0 metres AHD.
  • 2 basement levels.

*Please refer to the measurement notes in the FAQs regarding the building height inclusions.

Residential component:

  • 309 apartments (Levels 1-2 and 5-37) and 2 guest suites (Levels 1-2).
  • Residential amenities (Levels 3, 4 and 38).

Commercial component:

  • 26 commercial/retail tenancies (Ground Level, Level 3 and the retained heritage buildings).
  • Approval for a range of land use is sought. The proposed land uses are – Café Restaurant, Consulting Rooms, Educational Establishment, Indoor Sporting Activities, Office, Service Industry, Shop, Small Bar, Small Shop, Showroom, Take-Away Food Outlet and Tavern.

Public Realm:

  • Upgrades to the Mends Street road reserve.
  • Pedestrian plazas, alfresco areas and colonnades.
  • Landscaping and public art.

Retained Heritage Buildings:

  • South Perth Police Station and Quarters (Former).
  • South Perth Post Office.

Parking and servicing:

  • 559 car bays (basement and podium levels).
  • Bicycle parking and end-of-trip facilities.
  • Internal servicing and loading dock (Ground Level).
  • All car and service vehicle access is from Labouchere Road.

Proposed public benefits (to address town planning scheme requirements):

  • The provision of a commercial tenancy to the City at a peppercorn rate for 10 years to provide ‘shop-front’ local government services.
  • Upgrades to the Mends Street road reserve between Labouchere Road and Mill Point Road.
  • Public art.
  • End-of-trip facilities for visiting cyclists.
  • Commercial tenancies that provide a commercial community benefit e.g. cafes, medical consulting rooms.

How can I make a comment about this Development Application?

The City will notify in writing all nearby property owners and occupiers of this development according to the City’s Town Planning Stakeholder Engagement Plan.

Stakeholders are invited to comment on the proposed DA:

Feedback received will be taken into consideration in the development of formal recommendations by the City to the Metro Central Joint Development Assessment Panel (DAP) who will make the final decision on the proposed development.

Feedback closed 5pm, Monday 25 February 2019.

Consultation has concluded

The City of South Perth is inviting your comments on the recently received Development Application (DA) for the land bound by Labouchere Rd, Mends St and Mill Point Rd, South Perth (the Civic Site).

All information related to the DA can be found on this page, including documents with the full application, design proposal and plans, timeline, FAQ's and an outline of the process.

The application for the Civic Site includes portions of the adjacent local road reserves. A summary of the proposal is as follows:

Building height:

  • North Tower – 39 storeys and 121.7-124.0 metres, 126.0m AHD highest point.
  • South Tower – 22 storeys and 71.9-74.2 metres, 76.2 metres AHD highest point.
  • Podium component – 4 storeys and 16.7-19.0 metres, 21.0 metres AHD.
  • 2 basement levels.

*Please refer to the measurement notes in the FAQs regarding the building height inclusions.

Residential component:

  • 309 apartments (Levels 1-2 and 5-37) and 2 guest suites (Levels 1-2).
  • Residential amenities (Levels 3, 4 and 38).

Commercial component:

  • 26 commercial/retail tenancies (Ground Level, Level 3 and the retained heritage buildings).
  • Approval for a range of land use is sought. The proposed land uses are – Café Restaurant, Consulting Rooms, Educational Establishment, Indoor Sporting Activities, Office, Service Industry, Shop, Small Bar, Small Shop, Showroom, Take-Away Food Outlet and Tavern.

Public Realm:

  • Upgrades to the Mends Street road reserve.
  • Pedestrian plazas, alfresco areas and colonnades.
  • Landscaping and public art.

Retained Heritage Buildings:

  • South Perth Police Station and Quarters (Former).
  • South Perth Post Office.

Parking and servicing:

  • 559 car bays (basement and podium levels).
  • Bicycle parking and end-of-trip facilities.
  • Internal servicing and loading dock (Ground Level).
  • All car and service vehicle access is from Labouchere Road.

Proposed public benefits (to address town planning scheme requirements):

  • The provision of a commercial tenancy to the City at a peppercorn rate for 10 years to provide ‘shop-front’ local government services.
  • Upgrades to the Mends Street road reserve between Labouchere Road and Mill Point Road.
  • Public art.
  • End-of-trip facilities for visiting cyclists.
  • Commercial tenancies that provide a commercial community benefit e.g. cafes, medical consulting rooms.

How can I make a comment about this Development Application?

The City will notify in writing all nearby property owners and occupiers of this development according to the City’s Town Planning Stakeholder Engagement Plan.

Stakeholders are invited to comment on the proposed DA:

Feedback received will be taken into consideration in the development of formal recommendations by the City to the Metro Central Joint Development Assessment Panel (DAP) who will make the final decision on the proposed development.

Feedback closed 5pm, Monday 25 February 2019.

  • The out for comment period has now closed.

    Your submission should include:

    • your name and postal address to enable the City to acknowledge receipt of your submission and to update you from time to time as to the progress of the Development Application
    • reasons why you either support or oppose the Development Application.

    Your submission should include:

    • your name and postal address to enable the City to acknowledge receipt of your submission and to update you from time to time as to the progress of the Development Application
    • reasons why you either support or oppose the Development Application.

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