Swan Valley Planning Area - Development Application - Proposed Construction of a Single House, Swimming Pool and Cabana, Shed/Workshop and Retaining Walls - Lot 64 Caversham Avenue, Caversham - 21 -50931 - 1

Closed 12 May 2024

Opened 26 Apr 2024


The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) is seeking public comment on a proposal for construction of a single house, swimming pool and cabana, shed/workshop and retaining walls in the Swan Valley planning area. 

The proposal applies to Lot 64 Caversham Avenue, Caversham. 

The proposal comprises of:

  • Construction of a new single storey house of 367m2
  • Installation of a swimming pool 
  • Construction of a pool cabana
  • Construction of a 242m2 shed/workshop
  • Construction of retaining walls. 

The application proposes variations to the front, side, and rear setback requirements of the Priority Agriculture zone as well as a variation to the maximum floor area of 200m 2 for an individual outbuilding under the Swan Valley Planning Scheme.

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Frequently asked questions

Why is this application being advertised by DPLH?

The Swan Valley Planning area is in the control of the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC). Any development within this area requires a Development Application which is lodged with the DPLH on behalf of the WAPC.

Who is the applicant for this development and who is the owner of the site?

The applicant and owner for this application are:

Archivision Architectural Drafting on behalf of KP Mayes and DE Walden. 

What is the value of the development?


What is the role of the City of Swan?

Because this land is under the control of the WAPC, the City of Swan is consulted as a stakeholder.

Has there been any community consultation on this project already?

No, this is the first time the community is being asked for feedback.

What are the elements of the development that I am able to influence?

As part of the consultation, the WAPC is seeking feedback from anyone who would like to provide comments.

What is the process for this development to be determined?

Following advertising, officers will assess the issues and prepare a report and recommendation that will be considered for a decision by the Swan Valley Planning Committee or its delegated Officer.



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