Re­zon­ing plan to go ahead

Stirling Times - - News -

A RE­ZON­ING pro­posal for Hamersley pre­vi­ously re­jected by Stir­ling Coun­cil is be­ing pro­gressed by the State Gov­ern­ment.

The coun­cil re­fused a 2016 ap­pli­ca­tion to re­zone lots on the south side of Beach Road from Glen­dale Av­enue to Erindale Road in Hamersley, op­po­site War­wick shop­ping cen­tre, from res­i­den­tial R20 to mixed use and res­i­den­tial to al­low com­mer­cial and res­i­den­tial uses.

But the Plan­ning Min­is­ter or­dered the City to pro­ceed with the lo­cal plan­ning scheme amend­ment last Novem­ber.

The amend­ment pro­poses spe­cific de­sign re­quire­ments, in­clud­ing that new build­ings one to two storeys high have a min­i­mum 6m set­back from res­i­den­tial prop­er­ties, build­ings above two storeys to have a 9m min­i­mum set­back and new de­vel­op­ment to only be on land that is at least­1500sq m or two amal­ga­mated lots.

The pro­posal is open for pub­lic com­ment un­til April 17. Com­ments must be lodged in writ­ing to the City of Stir­ling or via email to stir­ling@stir­ling.wa.gov.au.

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