Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - NEWS -

The City of South Perth be­gan the com­mu­nity-plan­ning pro­ject Our Vi­sion Ahead in­volv­ing con­sul­ta­tion with res­i­dents, com­mu­nity groups, busi­nesses, schools and vis­i­tors. 2008-2010 - The City spent two years plan­ning the pro­ject. 2010 - On De­cem­ber 7, the South­ern Gazette pub­lished a front page story ‘Tri­an­gle vi­sion emerges’ de­tail­ing the plans of re­de­vel­op­ing 6000sq m bounded by Mill Point Road, Mends Street and Labouchere Road with ho­tels, restau­rants, res­i­den­tial and com­mer­cial fa­cil­i­ties. 2012 - Amend­ment 25 comes in to play, tak­ing away all height re­stric­tions to de­vel­op­ments. 2015 - In March, the City first ad­ver­tised Amend­ment 46 for pub­lic com­ment. 2015 - On May 25, JDAP ap­proved Lu­miere lux­ury apart­ments, a 29-storey build­ing to be de­vel­oped at 74 Mill Point Road. 2015 - On June 9, Mill Point Road res­i­dents and Swan MHR Steve Irons crit­i­cised the ap­proval of the de­vel­op­ment. The South­ern Gazette pub­lished a front page story 'Height of ab­sur­dity' de­tail­ing the res­i­dents’ com­plaints with the ap­proval. 2015 - On Oc­to­ber 27 at a spe­cial coun­cil meet­ing open to the pub­lic, the coun­cil con­sid­ered sub­mis­sions re­ceived dur­ing the March pub­lic com­ment pe­riod. The coun­cil en­dorsed mod­i­fi­ca­tions to Amend­ment 46 and opened pub­lic com­ment for 90 days. 2015 - In early De­cem­ber, the City held a com­mu­nity in­for­ma­tion ses­sion. 2016 - In Jan­uary, for­mer mayor James Best spoke out on Amend­ment 46. 2016 - On Fe­bru­ary 5 at 5pm, pub­lic com­ment on Amend­ment 46 will close.

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