Draft Development Control Policy 2.2- Residential Subdivision
Changes have been made to the Development Control Policy 2.2 - Residential Subdivision and the WAPC is asking for public comment.
The proposed amendments address concerns regarding misinterpretation and inconsistency of application of certain provisions of the Residential Design Codes (R-Codes).
The amendments hope to improve use and clarity, address anomalies and align the R-Codes with the Planning and Development Regulations.
- removal of site area design principles
- amended group and multiple dwelling definitions
- reduce setback for walls with major openings for wall heights 3.5m or less from 1.5m to 1.2m
- solar access applying to wall height greater than 3.5m
- introduce a new streetscape appearance "deemed to comply" clause
- clarificationof ancillary dwellings construction standards
- clarification of driveway/crossover locations
- reduce the minimum number of aged or dependent persons dwellings in any single development from 5 to 2.
The amendment can be viewed here
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