Public Consultation: Scheme Amendment No. 67 - 752 (Lot 101) Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River - Wallcliffe House

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Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on the 26 February 2020 resolved to amend Local Planning Scheme No. 1 by modifying text included in Schedule 12 'Special Conditions relating to Tourist Zones' applicable to site no. 'T5' for the purposes of expanding the suite of discretionary land uses allowable on the site:

No.Description of LandConditions
T5Wallcliffe House Precinct (Lot 1) Pt Sussex Location 97 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River

1. Development and land use is limited to a single house and ancillary uses consistent with the heritage values of the site and its National Trust classification unless otherwise approved by the local government.

2. The local government may also approve applications for the following tourist uses: restaurant; tearooms; hotel or guesthouse and chalets limited to 40 keys in total; small bar; spa and activities related to public viewing of the building and grounds, provided such uses do not conflict with the heritage values of the site. Exhibition centre, reception centre and conference uses may also be approved on the site, provided the uses are incidental to the predominant use of the land.

3. No development shall be approved by the local government unless:

(a) It is consistent with the heritage values and integrity of the site;

(b) It is consistent with the landscape significance and setting of the site;

(c) It is appropriately sited and designed to ensure that fire mitigation measures do not compromise environment and landscape values;

(d) It is set back a minimum of 20m from the property boundary where it abuts the Margaret River (with the exception of existing development, landscape works and essential services); and

(e) The adjacent foreshore values are appropriately, enhanced, protected and managed.

4. For the purpose of condition 1 and 3 “development” includes buildings, fencing, driveway, walkways, landscaping, changes in the use of the site and buildings and changes in the structural integrity of the buildings.

5. Removal of existing vegetation is not permitted without the approval of local government.


Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on the 26 February 2020 resolved to amend Local Planning Scheme No. 1 by modifying text included in Schedule 12 'Special Conditions relating to Tourist Zones' applicable to site no. 'T5' for the purposes of expanding the suite of discretionary land uses allowable on the site:

No.Description of LandConditions
T5Wallcliffe House Precinct (Lot 1) Pt Sussex Location 97 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River

1. Development and land use is limited to a single house and ancillary uses consistent with the heritage values of the site and its National Trust classification unless otherwise approved by the local government.

2. The local government may also approve applications for the following tourist uses: restaurant; tearooms; hotel or guesthouse and chalets limited to 40 keys in total; small bar; spa and activities related to public viewing of the building and grounds, provided such uses do not conflict with the heritage values of the site. Exhibition centre, reception centre and conference uses may also be approved on the site, provided the uses are incidental to the predominant use of the land.

3. No development shall be approved by the local government unless:

(a) It is consistent with the heritage values and integrity of the site;

(b) It is consistent with the landscape significance and setting of the site;

(c) It is appropriately sited and designed to ensure that fire mitigation measures do not compromise environment and landscape values;

(d) It is set back a minimum of 20m from the property boundary where it abuts the Margaret River (with the exception of existing development, landscape works and essential services); and

(e) The adjacent foreshore values are appropriately, enhanced, protected and managed.

4. For the purpose of condition 1 and 3 “development” includes buildings, fencing, driveway, walkways, landscaping, changes in the use of the site and buildings and changes in the structural integrity of the buildings.

5. Removal of existing vegetation is not permitted without the approval of local government.