Information on the City's future vision, major projects and community involvement.
The Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan was created through a partnership with State Departments and two Local Governments. The unique location has allowed a unique collaborative approach to planning in the area.
The suburb of Willagee has been transforming since the adoption of the Willagee Structure Plan in 2013, and has now been given another boost with Council's approval to progress a residential development project on the former Carawatha Primary School site.
The City of Melville is working on a number of improvements to Deep Water Point that aim to enhance the recreational purposes of the area while still maintaining and protecting the natural environment.
One of the City’s goals is to contribute to a healthy and active community. Providing reserves and infrastructure for sport and general recreation is one of the ways to achieve this goal.
The Heathcote Vision and Place Plan describes the potential place making strategies and vision for the future activation of Heathcote Cultural Precinct
These documents form a guide for commercial development until 2026.
The Heritage List identifies certain properties within the City of Melville for their heritage significance.
Visit Melville Talks for more details of our Local Housing Strategy.
Local Planning Scheme No 6 is the primary statutory planning document used to assess development in the City of Melville.
The Local Planning Strategy is the key strategic urban planning document for the City of Melville.
Planning the future of the Garden City Shopping Centre, Booragoon and surrounding areas.
The vision and plan for the Melville District Centre (Melville Plaza Shopping Centre & corner of Stock Road/Canning Highway).
Investigating future development and recreational options for the Melville Glades Golf Course and John Connell Reserve in Leeming.
The City of Melville acknowledges the challenges and implications for local government emerging from the diversity of intergenerational change.
The City has commenced a study to examine future opportunities for the residential areas around the Murdoch Specialised Activity Centre.
The $100 million Murdoch Drive Connection project comprises the extension of Murdoch Drive south from Farrington Road to provide connections to Roe Highway and Kwinana Freeway. The project has been planned in various forms for more than 10 years and is required to reduce congestion, provide better access to Fiona Stanley Hospital and help the Murdoch Activity Centre (MAC) meet its economic potential as a major employment and research centre.
The Murdoch Specialised Activity Centre has the potential to become Western Australia's Health and Knowledge Precinct and one of the largest areas of employment outside of Perth's CBD.
The City of Melville has approved a plan (called a ‘structure plan’) for the Riseley Centre, which is located around the intersection of Riseley Street and Canning Highway in Ardross and Applecross.
Shirley Strickland Reserve Concept Plan
The State Government has legislated an Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework for all local governments.
City of Melville Councillors gave approval at a Special Meeting on 6 April 2017, to progress the signing of a ground lease for the development of a Wave Park facility in Alfred Cove.
The Willagee Structure Plan was adopted in December 2013. The plan is live under Local Planning Scheme 6.