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 $150.00

One or two variations

Apply Application $230.00

More than two

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Residential Codes Variation Approval - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Planning and Development Act 2005 WA

Administering agency

City of Rockingham

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

City of Rockingham

Operating address: Civic Boulevard
Rockingham, Western Australia 6168
Mailing address: PO BOX 2142
Rockingham DC, Western Australia 6967
Phone: 08 9528 0333
Fax: 08 9592 1705
Email: customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Rockingham (Opens in new window)