16 & 18 Myaree Way, Duncraig – Six New Aged or Dependent Persons Dwellings

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Development application number: DA20/0343

The City has received and is currently assessing a planning application for six new dwellings at the above address.

A copy of the development plans can be viewed by clicking the link below.

All residential development in the City of Joondalup is required to meet the requirements of the Residential Design Codes of Western Australia (R-Codes) and the City’s Residential Development Local Planning Policy.  Both are divided up into different ‘design elements’ (for example; site area, street setbacks, street walls and fences, open space, building height, parking, landscaping).

For all ‘design elements’, there are objectives that need to be met. There are two different ways that can be used to assess if the objectives are being met – known as ‘deemed-to-comply standards’ and ‘design principles’.

If the proposal meets the deemed-to-comply standards, it is automatically considered to meet the objective and should be approved in accordance with the requirements of the R-Codes.

Where the deemed-to-comply standards are not met, this does not necessarily mean that the proposal does not meet the objective. Instead, the City needs to exercise some judgement (referred to as ‘discretion’) in considering whether the proposal meets the design principles, which may result in a better built form outcome than a proposal which has met the ‘deemed-to-comply’ requirements.

In this circumstance the applicant is asking the City to exercise discretion with regards to the following:

  • Street setback to communal street.
  • Lot boundary setbacks.
  • Open space provision.
  • Landscaping.
  • Pedestrian access.
  • Plot ratio area.

You may wish to provide a submission on the proposal, as a written comment, by Friday 17 July 2020.

Submissions can be made via the online submission form on the City’s website, via email or via post to P.O. Box 21, Joondalup WA 6919.

Submissions will be considered as part of the overall decision-making process.

For assistance in reviewing the plans or for more information on this proposal please contact the City on 9400 4100.

You can submit your comments on this planning application using the online form below.

Planning Consultation Submission Form