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Call for public submissions

The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) is seeking public comment on changes to the  Development Control Policy 2.2 – Residential Subdivision (DC 2.2).

This policy sets out the WAPC’s requirements for landowners intending to subdivide residential land, and assists to create a diversity of lot and housing types throughout the State.

The proposed changes would introduce new criteria for average lot size variations greater than five per cent, including:

  • land with a residential coding of R10 to R30
  • a corner lot with frontage to more than one road (excluding a regional road) or dedicated road/right-of-way access to both front and rear boundaries
  • compliance with the minimum frontage requirements specified in Table 1 of the R-Codes and is regular in shape
  • crossovers and driveways are provided in accordance with Australian Standard 2890 and the R-Codes
  • corner truncations are excluded from the calculation of the average lot size
  • the applicant has provided information that demonstrates the variation will have a beneficial outcome for the community.

Making a submission

If you would like to make a submission please provide your feedback using the online feedback form below or the submission form (available for download above).

Submissions must be lodged with corporate@planning.wa.gov.au on or before 5pm 10 July 2017.

Late submissions will not be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Paul Ellenbroek, Planning Manager, Urban Design and Development on 6551 9000.