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Public comment open for Shire rezoning

posted 17 Dec 2014, 16:57 by Wilkins Road   [ updated 13 Feb 2015, 15:59 ]

NEWSFLASH!!!!


The Shire of Kalamunda now has an on-line webpage where you can put in your objection: click here to open the page


The Shire of Kalamunda is now asking for submissions for the rezoning of the reserve on Wilkins Rd. Tell the Shire officers and councillors why we want to keep this reserve as a reserve!

Click here to download the submission form and put in your objection

Submission on this rezoning are due 16 February 2015


Forms should be submitted to the Shire of Kalamunda. The form can be faxed to the number on the form, or scanned and emailed to: kala.shire@kalamunda.wa.gov.au. If you write your own letter instead of using the pro forma, make sure you sign and date it!

Please copy and share this web link with others: www.savewilkinsreserve.com/news/lps-rezoning

Also make sure you sign the petition here.

Q & A

Q: I put in a submission in December. Do I have to put in another one?

A: Yes. The December deadline was for rezoning the reserve in the Perth metropolitan planning scheme, to be considered by the WA Planning Commission. The Shire of Kalamunda won't consider those submissions, so you will need to make a new one.

More information

This rezoning is to amend the land in the Shire's Local Planning Scheme (LPS) from Regional Reserve - Parks and Recreation to Special Use (Aged Residential Care). The amendment is to align the Shire's LPS to with the proposed rezoning in the Metropolitan Region Scheme (MRS). Submission for that MRS rezoning closed on the 5th December (linked here).

Click here for the extract from the meeting 18 February 2013 (this was confirmed at the 25 February 2013 council meeting).

Here is the recent letter from the Shire:



And here is the resolution. Note that the only rule is that at least one occupant over each dwelling must be over 55. There is no guarantee that aged care will be built. The developers could get away with simply building a retirement village!


And a map of the area:





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Wilkins Road,
18 Dec 2014, 03:07