Draft Scheme Amendment No. 60 and associated draft policy P351.20

The out for comment period has now closed.

The draft Scheme Amendment No. 60 applies to the land bound by Curtin University, Garvey Street, Keaney Place and McKay Street, Waterford as shown coloured orange on the diagram to the right.

The draft amendment and policy were considered by Council at its meeting on 30 October 2018, where Council decided to commence formal public advertising of the proposals.

The purpose of the proposed amendment is to:

  • increase the residential density code within the amendment area from R20 to R100

  • increase the building height limit within the amendment area from 7.0 metres (2 storeys) to 17.5 metres (5 storeys)

  • allow for development up to 24.5 metres (7 storeys) in height subject to specific criteria including minimum site area, street setback for upper storeys, maximum floorplate size, waste and parking management, and compliance with a new local planning policy

  • introduce a new land use of ‘Purpose Built Student Accommodation Facility’ that is envisioned to be developed on the site in the future

  • establish special development requirements for the amendment area relating to side and rear lot boundary setbacks, street setbacks, prohibition of Grouped Dwellings, and provisions to control the massing of buildings through articulation and breaks in the building elevations.

The proposed amendment is accompanied by a draft local planning policy P351.20 that provides objectives and design criteria for a future ‘purpose built student accommodation facility’ in the amendment area. The draft policy outlines a number of overall objectives along with specific objectives and policy provisions relating to:

  • site planning and streetscape
  • built form
  • vehicle access and parking
  • services
  • landscaping
  • sustainability.

How can I give my feedback?

Comments should be submitted one of the following ways:

  • Through the online feedback form (preferred)
  • By email to feedback@southperth.wa.gov.au with reference to ‘Amendment 60’ in the email subject
  • By mail, addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of South Perth Cnr Sandgate St & South Tce, South Perth WA 6151.

The draft Scheme Amendment No. 60 applies to the land bound by Curtin University, Garvey Street, Keaney Place and McKay Street, Waterford as shown coloured orange on the diagram to the right.

The draft amendment and policy were considered by Council at its meeting on 30 October 2018, where Council decided to commence formal public advertising of the proposals.

The purpose of the proposed amendment is to:

  • increase the residential density code within the amendment area from R20 to R100

  • increase the building height limit within the amendment area from 7.0 metres (2 storeys) to 17.5 metres (5 storeys)

  • allow for development up to 24.5 metres (7 storeys) in height subject to specific criteria including minimum site area, street setback for upper storeys, maximum floorplate size, waste and parking management, and compliance with a new local planning policy

  • introduce a new land use of ‘Purpose Built Student Accommodation Facility’ that is envisioned to be developed on the site in the future

  • establish special development requirements for the amendment area relating to side and rear lot boundary setbacks, street setbacks, prohibition of Grouped Dwellings, and provisions to control the massing of buildings through articulation and breaks in the building elevations.

The proposed amendment is accompanied by a draft local planning policy P351.20 that provides objectives and design criteria for a future ‘purpose built student accommodation facility’ in the amendment area. The draft policy outlines a number of overall objectives along with specific objectives and policy provisions relating to:

  • site planning and streetscape
  • built form
  • vehicle access and parking
  • services
  • landscaping
  • sustainability.

How can I give my feedback?

Comments should be submitted one of the following ways:

  • Through the online feedback form (preferred)
  • By email to feedback@southperth.wa.gov.au with reference to ‘Amendment 60’ in the email subject
  • By mail, addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of South Perth Cnr Sandgate St & South Tce, South Perth WA 6151.
  • The feedback period has 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 amendment;
    • reasons why you either support or oppose the modified scheme amendment, or suggestions as to how the scheme amendment might be further modified.

    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 amendment;
    • reasons why you either support or oppose the modified scheme amendment, or suggestions as to how the scheme amendment might be further modified.

    The out for comment period has now closed.