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A Development Assessment Panel (DAP) is an independent town planning body that is responsible for determining certain types of development applications, as if they were the local council.
DAP Assessment applies to the following Development Applications:
a) Where estimated development cost is $10 million or more (mandatory); or
b) Where estimated development cost is $2 million and less than $10 million (optional).
For further information on the Development Assessment Panel and process click here

Current Development Assessment Panel Applications

Notice of Proposed Hands Oval Stadium Redevelopment

Corner of Spencer Street & Clarke Street, South Bunbury

RJDAP Application Reference: DAP/22/2344

City of Bunbury Reference: 5/2022/233/1

The application is for the demolition of the existing northern grandstand and the construction of a new grandstand building in its place comprising of the following:

  • Grandstand seating for 745 seats plus wheelchair spaces;
  • Associated boxes for coaches, umpires, timekeepers and media;
  • Changerooms for umpires and players, doctor’s rooms and massage rooms;
  • Kiosk area and three boxes for food and beverage vendors/media and a camera deck;
  • Sensory room and flexible office/prayer rooms;
  • 76 formalised carparking bays and associated vehicle access; and
  • Landscaping

For further information, please contact Matilda Hodge, Planning Officer on (08) 9792 7015

PLEASE NOTE: Public Comments/Submissions end close of business Wednesday 9 November 2022 



RJDAP Application Reference: DAP/22/2328

City of Bunbury Reference: 5/2022/211/1

The City of Bunbury has received a development application from Planning Solutions, on behalf of the property owner, for a proposed ‘Service Station’.

The application is an opt-in Joint Development Assessment Panel application and will therefore be determined by the Regional Development Assessment Panel.

The ‘Service Station’ is proposed to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and comprise of the following:

  • A 192m2 gross floor area retail building;
  • A 5.5m high fuel canopy with 3 fuel bowsers and 6 refuelling points;
  • 1 internally illuminated pylon sign (10m in height);
  • Associated car parking (8 bays and 1 air/water bay); and
  • Associated service, plant areas and landscaping.

Should you wish to view the full proposal, please refer to Proposed Service Station.

For further information, please contact Alice Baldock Planning Officer on (08) 9792 7061

PLEASE NOTE: Public Comments/Submissions closed on Monday 17 October 2022.

Determined Development Assessment Panel Applications and Finalised Meeting Minutes

Service Station Lot 101 (#8D) Picton Road

Fast Food Outlet Lot 63 (#60) Sandridge Road

Four-Storey Office Development Lot 20 (#22) Stephen Street

Cold Store Lot 5 Rawling Road

Racetrack Redevelopment Lot 4354 Bussell Highway

SWAMS Health Hub Lot 4669 Forrest Avenue

Agendas and Meeting Notifications

Currently nil meetings scheduled

DAP Application Forms and Fee Schedule