Residential Codes Variation Approval - Western Australia

Description

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.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

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.

Duration

As indicated on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Act(s) name

Planning and Development Act 2005 WA

Administering agency

City of Kwinana

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

City of Kwinana

Operating address: Corner of Gilmore Avenue and Sulphur Road
Kwinana Town Centre, Western Australia 6167
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Kwinana, Western Australia 6966
Phone: 08 9439 0200
Fax: 08 9439 0222
Email: customer@kwinana.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Kwinana (Opens in new window)