RACECOURSES LOCAL AREA PLAN PROJECT

​RACECOURSES LOCAL AREA PLAN PROJECT

Notice is hereby given that the City of Bunbury will be publicly advertising the following set of planning proposals for your comments:

  1.  Draft Racecourses Local Area Plan;

  2.  Draft Racecourses Local Structure Plan; and

  3.  Draft Local Planning Strategy Amendment No.2 – Stables Precinct.

Hard copies of the three draft documents will be available for viewing at the below locations during office hours up to and including Monday 7 October 2019.

  •   City of Bunbury Administration  Centre (8.30am – 5pm weekdays) at 4 Stephen Street, Bunbury; and

  • Withers Community Library (9am – 5pm weekdays & 9am – 12pm Saturdays)  at 33 Hudson Road, Withers.

To view the ad/location plan 

To download a Community Consultation Guide – provides guidance on making a submission on each of the related draft planning proposals 

To download a submission form

- submission form fillable PDF 

submission form print PDF ​


Draft Racecourses Local Area Plan

The Racecourses Local Area Plan (LAP) provides the vision and desired development outcomes for the Racecourses local area, and the context and framework for further detailed planning. The LAP is also an informing strategy to the City of Bunbury’s Strategic Community Plan. The LAP provides a 20+ year local area vision, background analysis of the local area, local area map and implementation schedule.

To view the Draft Racecourses Local Area Plan 


Draft Racecourses Local Structure Plan

The Racecourses Local Structure Plan provides the coordination of future subdivision/development and zoning of an area of land.  The structure plan contains some details about the layout of roads, residential densities, areas for development and public open space. The structure plan will assist the Western Australian Planning Commission’s decision-making on a Greater Bunbury Region Scheme amendment, Local Planning Strategy Amendment No.2 and guide future amendments to the City of Bunbury’s Local Planning Scheme No.8.

To view the Draft Racecourses Local Structure Plan 


Draft Local Planning Strategy Amendment No.2

Local Planning Strategy Amendment No.2 provides the strategic guidance for the Racecourses Local Area Plan and Racecourses Local Structure Plan.

1.       the City Wide Strategy Map by designating the Stables Sub-Precinct as ‘Future Urban Areas’ and extending the ‘Mixed Use Corridor’ on Spencer Street up to the intersection of Bussell Highway and Brittain Road;

2.       the Housing Strategy Map by designating the Stables Sub-Precinct as ‘Future Residential’, designating the Racecourses Precinct as a ‘Structure Plan Area’, and extending the ‘Mixed Use Corridor’ on Spencer Street up to the intersection of Bussell Highway and Brittain Road;

3.       the Activity Centres and Corridors Strategy Map by extending the ‘Mixed Use Corridor’ and ‘Potential Walkable Catchments’ on Spencer Street up to the intersection of Bussell Highway and Brittain Road;

 

To view the Draft Local Planning Strategy Amendment No.2 

 

To view document appendices:

Appendix 1 – Visioning Outcomes Report 

Appendix 2 – Scenarios Outcomes Report 

Appendix 3 – Economic Assessment (Essential Economics) 

Appendix 4 – Traffic Assessment (Cardno) 

Appendix 5 – Local Water Management Strategy (Calibre) 

Appendix 6 – Servicing Report (Calibre)​ 

 

For further information, please call Strategic Planning and Urban Design Officer, Sam Sweetman on (08) 9792 7051.

 

Submissions close 5pm Monday 7 October 2019.​​​​