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 Amount Description
Apply Application $180.00

R-Code variation (up to 2 variations not including building height or privacy).

Apply Application $500.00

All other variations.

Act(s) name

Planning and Development Act 2005 WA

Administering agency

City of Mandurah

Contact details

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

Planning Services

City of Mandurah

Operating address: 3 Peel Street
Mandurah, Western Australia 6210
Mailing address: PO BOX 210
Mandurah, Western Australia 6210
Phone: 08 9550 3777
Fax: 08 9550 3888
Email: planning@mandurah.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Mandurah (Opens in new window)