Swan Valley Planning Area. Development Application - Proposed Holiday Accommodation, Lot 35 (No. 293) Toodyay Road Middle Swan

Closed 1 Apr 2024

Opened 18 Mar 2024


The proposal is for the following:

  • Construction of a 131.75m2 short stay accommodation building located at the rear of the Lot 35 (No. 293) Toodyay Road Middle Swan. The short stay accommodation consists of a 90.48m2 habitable component, a 41.27m2 garage, patio area and swimming pool.
  • Earth works in the form of battering located on the southern elevation of the building.
  • An onsite effluent disposal system consisting of 2 leach drains and 2 septic tanks.
  • The short stay accommodation will be serviced by an internal gravel driveway which leads to a right of carriageway easement extending to James Road.
  • ‘Holiday Accommodation’ is defined under the Swan Valley Planning Scheme No. 1 as 1 or more self-contained units designed for rural holiday purposes on a lot for short term accommodation of guests.
  • Adjoining landowners are invited to comment on this proposal.

Key Documents

Applicant Letter
Development Letter

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 the same:

D Ward

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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