You will require this approval if you intend to vary one or more of the provisions in the Residential Design Codes of Western Australia (R-Codes). The R-Codes set out all of the requirements and standards for residential development such as setbacks, wall heights, privacy and site coverage.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for approval you must demonstrate how your design will meet the relevant Performance Criteria. When considering whether to grant a variation to the R-Codes, the local council will take into account a range of matters including:
- The objectives of the R-Codes;
- The effect of such variation on the amenity of any adjoining lot;
- The existing and potential future use and development of any adjoining lots; and
- Existing setbacks from the street alignment in the immediate locality, in the case of a setback from the street.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As indicated on the approval.
Application for a Residential Codes Variation Approval - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Planning and Development Act 2005 (Western Australia)
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