Thank you for your feedback of the proposed boundary modification of the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan (CBACP).Last Updated: 11 August 2021 Follow Engagement
What Is Being Proposed?
Our Council has resolved to initiate an amendment to modify the boundary of the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan.
The amendment proposes that the boundary be modified so that it follows along Helm Street, Sleat Road and Wren Street to Ullapool Road, Mount Pleasant (see map). The properties proposed to be excluded from the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan are recommended to have their zoning modified from Centre Zone RAC-0 (H4 or H8) to Residential R20.
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Existing Boundary Proposed Boundary Modification
The planning process requires amendments to both the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan and a corresponding amendment to the City’s Local Planning Scheme to zone the excluded properties. To simplify the consultation process the two amendments are being advertised concurrently.
The community was invited to share their feedback about the proposed amendments.
Submissions closed at 5.00pm on Monday, 29 March 2021
Who are we engaging with and why? How can you get involved?
We are engaging with the community via Melville Talks on the City of Melville website and on social media asking for feedback on the proposed amendment.
Letters inviting comment have been sent to:
- all residents and land owners in the area subject of the proposed zoning change.
- all residents and land owners within one street block of the proposed change
Who is the decision maker?
The community can make a submission during the engagement period about the proposed amendment via:
- Melville Talks using the online submission form
- By letter to: Chief Executive Officer, City of Melville, Locked Bag 1, Booragoon WA 6954
What happens with submissions?
The final decision maker is the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC). Our Council’s resolution will be considered by the WAPC in determining the application.
What is the difference between the Scheme and Activity Centre Plan amendments?
We will consider all submissions in reporting to Council for consideration. Council’s resolution will then be forwarded to WAPC for determination.
What do the R-AC0, H4 & H8 and R20 zonings mean?
The planning process requires amendments to both the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan and a corresponding amendment to the City’s Local Planning Scheme.
The Activity Centre Plan amendment is required to modify the boundary of the CBACP.
The Local Planning Scheme amendment is required to provide a zoning to the properties no longer within the CBACP. The recommended zoning for these properties is Residential R20.
To simplify the consultation process the WAPC has approved the City advertising the two amendments concurrently
R-AC0 – The R-AC0 zoning is for areas where an Activity Centre Plan applies. In this instance R-AC0 refers to the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan (CBACP) area.
H4 – The H4 zone is applicable under the CBACP and allows for residential development (generally apartments) up to four storeys.
H8 – The H8 zone is applicable under the CBACP and allows for residential development (generally apartments) up to eight storeys.
R20 – The R20 zone is applicable under the City’s Local Planning Scheme and is based on State Planning Policy 7.3 Residential Design Codes. This allows for residential development (generally houses) up to three storeys on 450sqm lots.
If you require any further information, please contact us.
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