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What do you think about a maximum limit of 5 extra storeys on top of a “base” height? See map below for each zone.

Under the proposed amendment, the maximum building height where bonuses have been awarded would be:

  • M10: up to 15 storeys with bonus heights
  • M15: up to 20 storeys with bonus heights

Dependent what you tell us, your Council may decide to:

  • adopt an amendment to the Plan and refer it to the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) for a final decision;
  • modify the amendment to the Plan and refer it to the WAPC for a final decision;
  • Not proceed with the amendment.

Share your thoughts using the form below!

M10 Zone

What do you think about limiting the height of buildings to an additional five storeys in the M10 zone equal to a maximum of fifteen storeys? Required

M15 Zone

What do you think about limiting the height of buildings to an additional five storeys in the M15 zone equal to a maximum of twenty storeys? Required

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About the engagement

Background

Over ten years ago, a vision for the Canning Bridge area began to evolve the precinct to become a unique, vibrant and creative community centred around the integrated transport at Canning Bridge.

As developments have commenced within the Canning Bridge precinct some concerns have been raised in the community about the heights of buildings being approved. Balancing community concerns and State Government requirements for additional housing including preference to higher density.

To respond to our community's concerns a review of the development controls for building height and the process for approving additional height has now commenced.

The first step in the review program is a Council proposed amendment to the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan to limit the awarding of bonus height to a maximum of five storeys in the M10 and M15 zones.

Existing Limits

Currently in the M10 and M15 Zones buildings are limited to 10 storeys and 15 storeys, but additional storeys can be awarded where design criteria and community benefits are provided.

The amount of extra storeys possible in the M10 and M15 zones is currently not limited, but any additional height is required to meet other objectives of the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan and be proportionate to the amount of community benefit provided.

Proposed Limits

Under the proposed amendment, the maximum building height where bonuses have been awarded would be as follows:

  • M10 Zone: up to 15 storeys with bonus height
  • M15 Zone: up to 20 storeys with bonus height

Engagement Process

We will be engaging with residents, ratepayers, business owners, workers, developers and visitors to the Applecross and Mount Pleasant area on their preferences with respect to an amendment to the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Structure Plan.

The community can make a submission on Melville Talks via an online form to share their feedback on the proposal by council to limit the development heights at Canning Bridge (M10 and M15) to 5 additional stories over based heights identified in the Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan.

Letters will be sent to residents and ratepayers in Applecross and Mount Pleasant inviting them to share their feedback via the online form. Direct emails will also be sent to a random sample of Applecross and Mount Pleasant residents and ratepayers inviting them to submit their feedback along with newspaper, social media and electronic newsletters.

Dependent what you tell us, your Council may decide to:

  • adopt an amendment to the Plan and refer it to the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) for a final decision;
  • modify the amendment to the Plan and refer it to the WAPC for a final decision;
  • Not proceed with the amendment.