Medium Density Code

Closes 16 Apr 2021

Opened 27 Nov 2020

Overview

The State Government is seeking feedback on a proposed draft Medium Density Code.  This Code will form part of SPP 7.3 Residential Design Codes Volume 1 (R-Codes), to encourage greater diversity of well-designed housing to meet the changing needs and expectations of our community.

This consultation provides an opportunity for you to have your say about the draft Medium Density Code, including:

For more information, please visit the Design WA section of the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage website.

Information you provide in your submission will be used to help inform the final policy which is expected to be operational by late 2021. Your feedback may be used in a submission report that is made public, however personal details will not be included.

In providing comments, the following options are available:

  • detailed feedback on the specific settings of the Medium Density Code OR
  • general feedback on what’s important to you and the outcomes you would like the Code to deliver.

Why we are consulting

We are seeking feedback on the draft Code and accompanying guidelines from the development industry, users of the planning system and the broader community to ensure it is effective in delivering better medium density housing, centred on good design.

Engagement Sessions

The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage is hosting two sessions during the consultation period to provide more detailed information about the draft Medium Density Code:

  • 9:30am to 11am Tuesday 19 January 2021
  • 9:30am to 11am Thursday 21 January 2021

The sessions will be hosted on Level 2, Gordon Stephenson House, 140 William Street Perth (above the Perth Underground Station).

There is limited capacity so registrations are essential

Please register by emailing  Design WA.

On arrival, please use the SafeWA app on your mobile device.

Please provide your feedback

Areas

  • WA state-wide

Audiences

  • Development and Construction Industry
  • Peak Bodies
  • Planning and Design Industry
  • State Government
  • Local Government
  • Residents
  • Land Owners
  • Community Organisations
  • Staff

Interests

  • Policy Development
  • Planning Reform