Swan Valley Planning Area. Development Application - shade sails, Lot 101 Suffolk Street, Caversham.

Closed 1 Apr 2024

Opened 18 Mar 2024


The proposal is for the installation of five shade sail structures (one singular and two tandem) at Lot 101 Suffolk Street, Caversham.

The application proposes the following variations to the Swan Valley Planning Scheme No. 1:

  • A setback variation to the southern rear lot boundary of 5.55m in lieu of the required 15m as measured to the edge of the proposed shade sail.
  • A variation to the eastern side lot boundary of 6.65m in lieu of the required 15m as measured to the edge of the proposed shade sail.

Key Documents

Site Plans

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 is West Coast Shade and the owner of the site is Western Australia Chin Christian Church Inc

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.


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