draft Local Planning Policy P-DEV 65: Heritage Area – Welshpool Road East – Avenue of Lemon Scented Gums

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Background
The need for consideration of the heritage status and protection of the City's Lemon Scented Gums along Welshpool Road East was highlighted as a result of a development application for a place of worship at Lot 36 (831) Welshpool Road East, Wattle Grove (Lot 36).

The City undertook public advertising in accordance with the Regulations and the City’s Local Planning Policy P DEV-45 Public Notification of Planning Proposals by notifying in writing each landowner affected by the proposed designation and provided a copy of the proposed local planning policy for the heritage area.

Further public advertising activities included: publishing a notice of the proposed designation in a newspaper circulating in the Scheme area, erecting a sign giving notice of the proposed designation in a prominent location in the area that would be affected by the designation, and publishing a copy of the notice of the proposed designation on the City’s website, and notifying in writing the relevant regulatory and servicing authorities.

At the conclusion of advertising of the proposed entry into the MHI, Heritage Area and P DEV-65, the City received 54 submissions comprising 51 non objections, two (2) submissions providing no comment (from public authorities), and one (1) submission from Main Roads WA commenting on the proposed Heritage Area and P DEV-65.

Outcome
At the 28 May 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting, Council resolved to adopt the Local Planning Policy P-DEV 65 and adopt the entry into the Municipal Heritage Inventory and the designation of a Heritage Area for the Avenue of Lemon Scented Gum Trees on Welshpool Road East.



Background
The need for consideration of the heritage status and protection of the City's Lemon Scented Gums along Welshpool Road East was highlighted as a result of a development application for a place of worship at Lot 36 (831) Welshpool Road East, Wattle Grove (Lot 36).

The City undertook public advertising in accordance with the Regulations and the City’s Local Planning Policy P DEV-45 Public Notification of Planning Proposals by notifying in writing each landowner affected by the proposed designation and provided a copy of the proposed local planning policy for the heritage area.

Further public advertising activities included: publishing a notice of the proposed designation in a newspaper circulating in the Scheme area, erecting a sign giving notice of the proposed designation in a prominent location in the area that would be affected by the designation, and publishing a copy of the notice of the proposed designation on the City’s website, and notifying in writing the relevant regulatory and servicing authorities.

At the conclusion of advertising of the proposed entry into the MHI, Heritage Area and P DEV-65, the City received 54 submissions comprising 51 non objections, two (2) submissions providing no comment (from public authorities), and one (1) submission from Main Roads WA commenting on the proposed Heritage Area and P DEV-65.

Outcome
At the 28 May 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting, Council resolved to adopt the Local Planning Policy P-DEV 65 and adopt the entry into the Municipal Heritage Inventory and the designation of a Heritage Area for the Avenue of Lemon Scented Gum Trees on Welshpool Road East.



Public comment period has concluded.
  • Background

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    28 July, 2020

    Closes 5pm on Monday, 14 January 2019.

    Council at its Ordinary Meeting held 23 October 2018 resolved to adopt the draft Local Planning Policy P-DEV 65: Heritage Area – Welshpool Road East – Avenue of Lemon Scented Gums for the purpose of advertising.

    The purpose of the draft policy is to provide development and subdivision provisions to support the designation of a Heritage Area for the Avenue of Lemon Scented Gums on Welshpool Road East. The objectives of the policy are to:

    1. Conserve and protect the cultural heritage significance of the Welshpool Road East Avenue of Lemon Scented Gums Heritage Area;
    2. Ensure that any proposed subdivision or development will not adversely affect the area’s heritage significance; and
    3. Provide improved certainty to landowners and community about the planning processes for development within and adjacent to the area.

    The draft policy includes basic provisions which require any development or subdivision to be designed wherever feasible to ensure the retention and protection of Trees within the heritage area, and includes the following key information:

    1. a map showing the boundaries of the heritage area;
    2. a statement about the heritage significance of the area; and
    3. a record of places of heritage significance in the heritage area.”

    View draft Local Planning Policy 65, Heritage Area and Municipal Heritage Inventory Entry (PDF, 4MB)

    Alternatively, the draft policy can also be viewed at the City of Kalamunda Administration, 2 Railway Road, Kalamunda during office hours.

    HAVE YOUR SAY

    Comments to be received by 5pm on Monday, 14 January 2019

    Any person who wishes to comment is required to submit comments via the following methods:

    Online: submit online here
    By Email: enquiries@kalamunda.wa.gov.au
    By Post: City of Kalamunda, PO Box 42, Kalamunda 6926