Development Applications

The City of Nedlands receives numerous development applications each year where variations to the City's Town Planning Scheme No. 2 (TPS2).

Where there are variations, the City's process is to provide a period of time for the community to comment.

The variation(s) relate to the standards of TPS2, Residential Design Codes 2018 (R-Codes), deemed-to-comply provisions and/or City Local Planning Policies.

This engagement page is a central place to view and provide submissions on all current development applications. Significant development applications will be advertised on a separate page.

Community input helps the City in making decisions to approve applications with or without conditions - or to refuse applications.

How can you get involved, find out more or provide feedback?

If not already registered, please use the "Register to be involved" tab at the top of this page. This ensures your submission will be recorded. You can:

  • Read the plans and documents setting out and explaining the proposal (see document library).
  • Read the FAQs.
  • Read relevant information on the City's Planning Framework (see document library).
  • For further clarification, please use the Ask Us a Question tab below.
  • Contact the Planning Officer listed on the development application if you have any questions.
  • View the plans at the City’s Administration, 71 Stirling Highway, Nedlands (corner Smyth Road).

To make a submission:

  • Online: complete the online submission relevant to the development application (including uploading attachments).
  • Email: council@nedlands.wa.gov.au
  • Mail: Post to City of Nedlands, PO Box 9, Nedlands WA 6909.

Important information:

  • Please make sure your submission is received by 5pm on the closing date.
  • Anonymous submissions will not be accepted.
  • The City will not reproduce any comments it considers offensive or defamatory.
  • Read the information provided.
  • Late submissions cannot be accepted.

Remember to visit this page to stay updated on the progress of development applications.

The City of Nedlands receives numerous development applications each year where variations to the City's Town Planning Scheme No. 2 (TPS2).

Where there are variations, the City's process is to provide a period of time for the community to comment.

The variation(s) relate to the standards of TPS2, Residential Design Codes 2018 (R-Codes), deemed-to-comply provisions and/or City Local Planning Policies.

This engagement page is a central place to view and provide submissions on all current development applications. Significant development applications will be advertised on a separate page.

Community input helps the City in making decisions to approve applications with or without conditions - or to refuse applications.

How can you get involved, find out more or provide feedback?

If not already registered, please use the "Register to be involved" tab at the top of this page. This ensures your submission will be recorded. You can:

  • Read the plans and documents setting out and explaining the proposal (see document library).
  • Read the FAQs.
  • Read relevant information on the City's Planning Framework (see document library).
  • For further clarification, please use the Ask Us a Question tab below.
  • Contact the Planning Officer listed on the development application if you have any questions.
  • View the plans at the City’s Administration, 71 Stirling Highway, Nedlands (corner Smyth Road).

To make a submission:

  • Online: complete the online submission relevant to the development application (including uploading attachments).
  • Email: council@nedlands.wa.gov.au
  • Mail: Post to City of Nedlands, PO Box 9, Nedlands WA 6909.

Important information:

  • Please make sure your submission is received by 5pm on the closing date.
  • Anonymous submissions will not be accepted.
  • The City will not reproduce any comments it considers offensive or defamatory.
  • Read the information provided.
  • Late submissions cannot be accepted.

Remember to visit this page to stay updated on the progress of development applications.

  • 52 Jutland Parade, Dalkeith - Three Stroey Single House with Basement (DA18/33606)

    4 days ago
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    The applicants are proposing Three Storey Single House at No. 52 Jutland Parade, Dalkeith, Lot 80. The application includes the following details:

    • The property has a subdivision approval for division into two lots. The house is proposed to be on the front lot and hence building height has been assessed based on the subdivision going through. If the development is approved, the subdivision is required to be completed prior to construction commencing to ensure compliance with the provisions of TPS2.

    • The house has a basement and has three levels above, with the ground level built into the ground for the...

    The applicants are proposing Three Storey Single House at No. 52 Jutland Parade, Dalkeith, Lot 80. The application includes the following details:

    • The property has a subdivision approval for division into two lots. The house is proposed to be on the front lot and hence building height has been assessed based on the subdivision going through. If the development is approved, the subdivision is required to be completed prior to construction commencing to ensure compliance with the provisions of TPS2.

    • The house has a basement and has three levels above, with the ground level built into the ground for the majority of the garage.

    • The top storey of the dwelling will be occupied by storage area only.

    • The vehicle access to the under-croft garage is proposed to be from a vehicle access leg to be shared with the proposed rear lot.

    Please view the Proposed Plans in the document library.

    The application is being advertised for the following reasons/proposes variations to the City’s Town Planning Scheme No. 2, Deemed to comply provisions of the Residential Design Codes and/or Local Planning Policies:

    • The property is within the controlled development area; and

    • The development proposes variation to the deemed to comply requirements of the Residential Design Codes as follows:

    • Lot boundary setbacks:

    • The level 2 garage has a minimum setback of 0.77m in lieu of 1.5m to the eastern side lot boundary;

    • The bulk of the level 2 wall length is setback a minimum of 2.08m in lieu of 2.5m to the eastern side lot boundary;

    • The level 3 lift to loggia wall length is setback 2.8m in lieu of 1.93m to the eastern side lot boundary; and

    • The bulk of the level 4 wall length is setback a minimum of 3.484m in lieu of 4.2m to the eastern side lot boundary.

    • Open space – the development proposes 54.13% open space in lieu of 55%.

    • Front fencing – the following variations are proposed:

    • Piers to have maximum height of 2.65m in lieu of 2.1m above NGL;

    • In-fill between piers to have a maximum height of 2.25m in lieu of 1.8m above NGL; and

    • Solid sections near the eastern and western side boundaries to have a maximum height of 2.0m in lieu of 1.2m.

    • Visual privacy – the upper floor terrace is proposed to have a 7.2m visual privacy setback to the eastern side lot boundary in lieu of 7.5m.

    Image is artist’s impression only – some materials may subject to change.

    Comments close: Monday, 11 March 2019

    Assessment Officer: Kate Bainbridge


  • 7 Waratah Ave, Dalkeith - Two Storey Single House (DA18/33149)

    4 days ago
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    The applicants are proposing a Two Storey Single House at No. 7 Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith.

    Please view the Proposed Plans in the document library.

    The application proposes variations to the Deemed to comply provisions of the Residential Design Codes. The City invites comment on these variations from relevant neighbouring properties. The variations are as follows:

    1. Lot boundary setbacks – the following variations are proposed:
    • The ground floor kitchen to family wall length is proposed to be setback 1.2m in lieu of 1.5m to the western side lot boundary.
    • ...

    The applicants are proposing a Two Storey Single House at No. 7 Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith.

    Please view the Proposed Plans in the document library.

    The application proposes variations to the Deemed to comply provisions of the Residential Design Codes. The City invites comment on these variations from relevant neighbouring properties. The variations are as follows:

    1. Lot boundary setbacks – the following variations are proposed:
    • The ground floor kitchen to family wall length is proposed to be setback 1.2m in lieu of 1.5m to the western side lot boundary.
    • The bulk of the ground floor wall length is proposed to be setback 2.16m in lieu of 5.4m to the western side lot boundary;
    • The upper floor front balcony to bedroom 3 wall length is proposed to be setback 1.2m in lieu of 3.3m to the western side lot boundary; and
    • The ground floor is proposed to have a minimum setback of 1.5m in lieu of 4m to the rear lot boundary.
  • Vehicle access – the vehicle access for the dwelling is proposed to be from the rear laneway with the existing access to the primary street proposed to be retained in lieu of being removed.
  • The development complies with the open space, overshadowing and visual privacy requirements of R-Codes.

    Image is artist’s impression only – some materials may subject to change.

    Comments close: Tuesday, 05 March 2019

    Assessment Officer: Kate Bainbridge


  • Lot 589 and 590 (No. 35) Stirling Highway, Nedlands - Change of Use (from Office – Professional to Health Studio and Consulting Rooms)

    3 days ago
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    A development application has been received by the City for a health studio and consulting rooms to operate at the above property.

    Details of the application are as follows:

    • The use of the building is to be changed from Office – Professional to Health Studio and Consulting Rooms.

    • The health studio component is to be used for yoga classes, whereas the consulting rooms component is to be used for massages and other natural health treatments).

    • The health studio is proposed to operate between:

      Monday to Friday at 9.15am, 12.15pm. 6.00pm and 7.15pm

      Saturday and Sunday -at 9.15am

    • Classes typically are...

    A development application has been received by the City for a health studio and consulting rooms to operate at the above property.

    Details of the application are as follows:

    • The use of the building is to be changed from Office – Professional to Health Studio and Consulting Rooms.

    • The health studio component is to be used for yoga classes, whereas the consulting rooms component is to be used for massages and other natural health treatments).

    • The health studio is proposed to operate between:

      Monday to Friday at 9.15am, 12.15pm. 6.00pm and 7.15pm

      Saturday and Sunday -at 9.15am

    • Classes typically are proposed to run for approximately 45 minutes and up to 30 participants will at each session. A maximum of 2 staff will also be present. Yoga class attendees to pre-book their classes online.

    • The consulting rooms are proposed to operate between Monday to Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm. A maximum of 2 staff will be present. A maximum of 1 client will be using the consulting rooms at any one time (private appointments only).

    The following signage is proposed:

    • One illuminated 1.2m x 1.7m wall sign on the Stirling Highway facade.

    • One non-illuminated 0.84m x 2.2m window sign on the Meriwa Street side of the building. The window sign is proposed to cover an entire window in lieu of 25%.

    • Six non-illuminated 0.4m x 1.4m projecting signs, 3 on the Stirling Highway façade and 3 on the Meriwa Street façade. These are to replace the same type and sized signs approved in 2016.

    • One non-illuminated 2m x 1.2m wall sign on the Meriwa Street façade.

    • One non-illuminated 0.9m x 0.6m wall sign on the northern (rear) façade.

    • In total 3 wall signs are proposed in lieu of 1 wall sign.

    Closing date for submissions: 7 March 2019

    Reference No: DA19/34147

    Responsible Officer: Andrew Bratley


  • 103A Waratah Ave Dalkeith - Proposed Change of Use Retail-Health Studio (DA19-34141)

    11 days ago
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    The applicants are proposing a Change of Use from Retail to Health Studio at No. 99 – 105A Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith. Details of the business are as follows:

    · The proposed business is a Pilates studio.

    · No parking is available on site. Parking would be facilitated via existing street parking to service staff and clients.

    · The business will service a maximum of 11 clients per session with one instructor on site per session.

    · All clients are to attend via prior appointment only.

    · Classes will run from 6:00am to 8:05pm weekdays and 7:00am to 11:35am on weekends.

    ...

    The applicants are proposing a Change of Use from Retail to Health Studio at No. 99 – 105A Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith. Details of the business are as follows:

    · The proposed business is a Pilates studio.

    · No parking is available on site. Parking would be facilitated via existing street parking to service staff and clients.

    · The business will service a maximum of 11 clients per session with one instructor on site per session.

    · All clients are to attend via prior appointment only.

    · Classes will run from 6:00am to 8:05pm weekdays and 7:00am to 11:35am on weekends.

    · There will be a minimum of a 10-minute break between sessions.

    · Classes are to be relaxed and have low volume music playing throughout the sessions.

    Please view the Proposed Plans and Parking Analysis in the document library.

    The application is being advertised for the following reasons:

    · The use of this property as a Health Studio is an ‘AA’ use w under the Use Class Table in the City’s Town Planning Scheme No 2 (TPS2) within the Retail Shopping zone and therefore requires the exercise of discretion by the City in determining the suitability of the land use.

    · There is no standard for car parking specified for a Health Studio within the City’s TPS2 and the subject site has no on-site car parking.

    Comments close: Friday, 01 March 2019

    Assessment Officer: Scott van Ierland

  • 7 Marlin Court, Dalkeith – Proposed Two Storey Single House with Undercroft (DA19/33721)

    13 days ago
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    The applicants are proposing to construct a two storey single house with an undercroft at 7 Marlin Court, Dalkeith..

    Please view the plans in the document library.

    The City has received a development application for a two storey single house with under-croft which is required to be advertised for comment for the following reasons:

    • The property is within a Controlled Development Area under the City's Town Planning Scheme No. 2.
    • A garage, storage area and powder room is proposed to be setback 2m in lieu of 2.1m from the southern lot boundary.

    • A master bedroom and a balcony...

    The applicants are proposing to construct a two storey single house with an undercroft at 7 Marlin Court, Dalkeith..

    Please view the plans in the document library.

    The City has received a development application for a two storey single house with under-croft which is required to be advertised for comment for the following reasons:

    • The property is within a Controlled Development Area under the City's Town Planning Scheme No. 2.
    • A garage, storage area and powder room is proposed to be setback 2m in lieu of 2.1m from the southern lot boundary.

    • A master bedroom and a balcony being proposed to be setback 1.3m in lieu of 5m from the northern lot boundary.

    • A garage and storage area being proposed to have a nil setback in lieu of 1m from the eastern lot boundary.

    • There being no major opening from a habitable room directly facing the street.

    • Excavation with a maximum depth of 4.5m below natural ground level in lieu of 0.5m is proposed adjacent to the southern lot boundary.

    • Excavation with a maximum depth of to 2m below natural ground level in lieu of 0.5m is proposed adjacent to the northern lot boundary.

    • A kitchen having a visual privacy (overlooking) setback of 2.8m in lieu of 6m from the southern lot boundary.

    • A balcony having a visual privacy (overlooking) setback of 1.69m in lieu of 7.5m from the northern lot boundary.

    • A living room having a visual privacy (overlooking) setback of 5.2m in lieu of 6m from the northern lot boundary.

    The proposal complies with the building height, overshadowing and open space requirements.

    Comments close: Wednesday 27 February 2019

    Assessment Officer: Andrew Bratley


  • Unit 3 No. 141 Broadway, Nedlands - Proposed Health Studio (DA19/33844)

    13 days ago
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    The applicants are proposing to change the land use to a Health Studio at Unit 3, No. 141 Broadway, Nedlands.

    The health studio is proposed to be for one-on-one Pilates instruction with no more than four (4) persons (two instructors and two clients) proposed on site at any given time. The classes will be spaced 5 minutes apart to allow sufficient time for change over of clients.

    Please view the Proposed Plans in the document library.

    The application is being advertised for the following reasons:

    1. The property is...

    The applicants are proposing to change the land use to a Health Studio at Unit 3, No. 141 Broadway, Nedlands.

    The health studio is proposed to be for one-on-one Pilates instruction with no more than four (4) persons (two instructors and two clients) proposed on site at any given time. The classes will be spaced 5 minutes apart to allow sufficient time for change over of clients.

    Please view the Proposed Plans in the document library.

    The application is being advertised for the following reasons:

    1. The property is within the Controlled Development Area;
    2. The land use ‘Health Studio’ is an ‘AA’ land use within the Retail Shopping zone and hence requires the exercise of discretion in determining if the land use is appropriate in this location; and
    3. Three (3) bays are available for exclusive use of unit 3, with one (1) bay in common property available for the use in lieu of four (4) bays in exclusive use of unit 3.

    No signage is proposed as part of this application.

    Comments close: 27 February 2019

    Assessment Officer: Kate Bainbridge


  • 51 Hobbs Avenue, Dalkeith - Additions to existing Single House (DA18/33527)

    20 days ago
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    The applicants are proposing Additions to the existing Single House at No. 51 Hobbs Avenue, Dalkeith.

    The additions are to the rear of the existing ground floor and minor additions to the existing upper floor. Neighbour consultation for this application has closed.

    The application is currently awaiting feedback from the applicant post consultation.

    Assessment Officer: Kate Bainbridge


    The applicants are proposing Additions to the existing Single House at No. 51 Hobbs Avenue, Dalkeith.

    The additions are to the rear of the existing ground floor and minor additions to the existing upper floor. Neighbour consultation for this application has closed.

    The application is currently awaiting feedback from the applicant post consultation.

    Assessment Officer: Kate Bainbridge


  • 53 Ord Street, Nedlands - Home Business (General Practitioner) (DA19/33726)

    3 days ago
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    The City has received an application for a home business at Lot 147 (No. 53) Ord Street, Nedlands. The following is a summary of the proposal:

    • The application is for a sole trader GP practice.

    The applicant has advised the following:

    • The business shall be confined to a single bedroom within the property
    • The business shall operate between 7-8am and 7-9pm weekdays and between 7am and 6pm on weekends.
    • No signage is proposed.
    • All appointments will be via prior appointment only with anticipated frequency of around three patients per week.
    • Patient parking shall be contained on the property’s driveway.

    The...

    The City has received an application for a home business at Lot 147 (No. 53) Ord Street, Nedlands. The following is a summary of the proposal:

    • The application is for a sole trader GP practice.

    The applicant has advised the following:

    • The business shall be confined to a single bedroom within the property
    • The business shall operate between 7-8am and 7-9pm weekdays and between 7am and 6pm on weekends.
    • No signage is proposed.
    • All appointments will be via prior appointment only with anticipated frequency of around three patients per week.
    • Patient parking shall be contained on the property’s driveway.

    The application is currently being reviewed post-consultation.

    Assessment Officer: Scott van Ierland


  • 14 Nardina Crescent, Dalkeith - Two Storey Single House (DA19/33719)

    25 days ago
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    The applicants are proposing Two Storey Single House at No. 14 Nardina Crescent, Dalkeith.

    The proposed single house has a split level on the ground floor to reflect the slope of the land and minimise required fill and retaining as well as minimise opportunities for overlooking.

    Please view the Plans in the document library.

    The application proposes variations to the deemed to comply provisions of the Residential Design Codes as follows:

    Lot boundary setbacks – the following lot boundary setbacks are proposed:

    1. The ground floor wall length from the garage to store is proposed to have a minimum setback of...

    The applicants are proposing Two Storey Single House at No. 14 Nardina Crescent, Dalkeith.

    The proposed single house has a split level on the ground floor to reflect the slope of the land and minimise required fill and retaining as well as minimise opportunities for overlooking.

    Please view the Plans in the document library.

    The application proposes variations to the deemed to comply provisions of the Residential Design Codes as follows:

    Lot boundary setbacks – the following lot boundary setbacks are proposed:

    1. The ground floor wall length from the garage to store is proposed to have a minimum setback of 1.068m in lieu of 1.5m to the southern side lot boundary;

    2. The ground floor master suite wall length is proposed to have a minimum setback of 1.466m in lieu of 1.5m to the southern side lot boundary.

    3. The bulk of the ground floor is proposed to have a minimum setback of 2.209m in lieu of 5.0m to the southern side lot boundary. The larger setback requirement is due to the presence of major openings, all of which will be screened by the dividing fence.

    4. The bulk of the ground floor is proposed to have a minimum setback of 1.68m in lieu of 4.5m to the northern side lot boundary. The larger setback requirement is due to the presence of major openings, all of which will be screened by the dividing fence.

      It should be noted that the setbacks are all minimums with larger setbacks provided for the majority of the wall lengths due to the irregular shape of the lot.

    Image is artist’s impression only – some materials may subject to change.

    Comments close: Tuesday, 19th February 2019

    Assessment Officer: Kate Bainbridge


  • 62A The Avenue, Nedlands - Retrospective Addition (Pergola) to Single House (DA19/33868)

    25 days ago
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    The applicant is seeking retrospective development approval for a pergola to the south western side lot boundary at No. 62A The Avenue, Nedlands.

    The application is currently being reviewed post consultation.

    Assessment Officer: James Fletcher


    The applicant is seeking retrospective development approval for a pergola to the south western side lot boundary at No. 62A The Avenue, Nedlands.

    The application is currently being reviewed post consultation.

    Assessment Officer: James Fletcher