Swan Valley Planning Area. Development Application - Retrospective Rainwater Tank Installation, Lot 30 (No.5) Padbury Avenue, Millendon

Closed 1 Apr 2024

Opened 18 Mar 2024


Rainwater tank on property

The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) recently advertised a proposal for a retrospective development application in the Swan Valley planning area.  

The proposal related to the installation of a 200,000L rainwater tank, currently holding water that is on site with an existing single house at Lot 30 (No.5) Padbury Avenue, Millendon. 

The applicant sought to vary the setback requirements of the Priority Agriculture zone under the Swan Valley Planning Scheme No.1. 

The application is now going through its assessment. The outcome will be provided to those who made a submission in due course.  

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:

A Peterson & K. Nicholas

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 by the Swan Valley Statutory Planning Committee or its delegated Officer. 



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