Swan Valley Planning Area. Development Application - Proposed Change of Use (Holiday House), 1050 Great Northern Highway, Baskerville

Closed 4 Apr 2024

Opened 21 Mar 2024


The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) is seeking public comment on a proposal for Change of Use proposal from Residential to Holiday House in the Swan Valley planning area. 

The change applies to Lot 25 (1050) Great Northern Highway, Baskerville.

The property currently comprises:

  • 11.3 acres of land of which 7.5 acres is under vines.
  • A residential home.
  • A winery/cellar door.

The home is proposed to be converted to accommodation and comprises:

  • Four double bedrooms.
  • Four bathrooms.
  • A study/fifth bedroom.

This provides the capacity for eight guests in the four bedrooms and an additional two in the study/fifth bedroom. 

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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 the same:

D. Stewart. 

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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