While the Shire of Dardanup’s Town Planning Scheme provides a general overview on how land-use should occur within the Shire by defining zones, our Planning Policies address and guide land-use issues in much greater detail with the objective of improving and/or enhancing existing amenity.
The Shire’s Planning Department has Policies on things like Residential Development, Display Homes and Transportable Buildings. Please select from the list (in alphabetical order) below:
Ancilliary accommodation caters to the needs of large or extended families without compromising the amenity of adjoining properties. Dev 25 facilitates the development of this type of accommodation in a consistent way.
Aims to preserve significant areas of remnant vegetation, significant wetlands and waterways as well as key biodiversity corridors for future generations.
DARDANUP WEST/CROOKED BROOK FORESHORE FACILITIES – DEVELOPER CONTRIBUTIONS
Guides development of small holding (rural residential) lots identified in the Dardanup West/Crooked Brook Structure Plan.
Provides appropriate development standards for display homes so they are appropriately serviced and do not impact upon residential amenity.
EATON COMMERCIAL CENTRE GUIDELINES
Works to achieve a high standard of development within the Eaton Commercial Centre. Promotes the consistent application of setbacks, site coverage, plot ratio and landscaped areas for all development in the precinct.
MILLBRIDGE SPECIAL PROVISIONS
Land abutting Millar’s Creek in Millbridge is subject to a special R10 density coding resulting in variances to the Residential Design Codes.
EXEMPTED DEVELOPMENT AND LAND USE
This policy identifies a range of developments and land use types which, through the policy, no longer require planning approval. The policy has been prepared through identifying a number of low intensity land uses and developments which could be dealt with either via the issue of a building permit or through an event or trading approval.
RESIDENTIAL DESIGN GUIDELINES
Requirements for the design of residential development occurring on land in the townsites of Eaton, Burekup and Dardanup with the objective of achieving high standards, enhancing amenity and maintaining existing character.
Regulates the use of sea containers within the Shire of Dardanup so as to ensure that they have minimal impact on the amenity of the area.
SOUTHBANK DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES
Aims to encourage high quality development in the proposed South Bank development addressing the prominent riverside location.
Based on practical sustainability outcomes that can be applied to the future development of the Dardanup Townsite.