Amendment No.46 Report on Submissions Released
The Council of the City of South Perth at their Ordinary Council Meeting to be held at 6pm, on Tuesday 26 April 2016 will determine Town Planning Scheme Amendment No. 46 ‘South Perth Station Precinct.’
The City received 882 submissions on the Scheme Amendment during the public comment period November 2015 to February 2016 which expressed a diverse range of views and opinions.
All documents including a copy of the City Officer’s 'Report on Submissions' and associated attachments in relation to Amendment No. 46 are now available on the City’s website, at the Civic Centre Office and the City Libraries.
Modifications to Amendment No. 46 are recommended in the report, some modifications are of significance with a large number of minor ones. The recommended modifications include:
- Reduction in the extent of the ‘Special Design Area’ by deleting properties on Mill Point Road north of Judd Street and Ferry Street with the exception of 89 Mill Point Road and 20 Stone Street.
- Mill Point Road properties north of Judd Street will no longer be eligible for any building height variation, the applicable height limit to be changed from 25 metres (approximately 9 storeys) to 41 metres (approximately 13 storeys).
- Strengthening existing performance criteria relating to building height variations. Variations above the basic height limits are permissible to varying degrees depending on the number of performance criteria met. Absolute height limits would apply unless all performance criteria are met.
- A 4 metre street setback for the northerly portion of Mill Point Road.
- Zero setbacks to be maintained where there would be no adverse effects on an adjoining property. Where zero street or side setbacks would adversely affect an adjoining property, Council to determine setbacks on a case-by-case basis, to ensure neighbours’ amenity is protected while also maintaining the viability of redevelopment for the affected properties.
- A preferred minimum non-residential plot ratio of 1.5, with discretionary power to allow a reduction to not less than 1.0.
- In the case of an ‘under-sized’ lot which cannot be amalgamated with another lot, for the site to be eligible for any building height variation, the allowable shortfall in lot area and frontage to be not more than 10%.
The out for comment period has now closed.