Proposed Zoning Change on Canning Hwy

Published on Thursday, 8 April 2021 at 5:00:00 PM

At its meeting of 8 December 2020, the Council adopted (initiated) complex Amendment No. 17 for the purpose of advertising for public comment. The land the subject of the Amendment is on the south side of Canning Highway between East and Glyde Street (see aerial photo below).  This land is mostly in State government ownership with one privately owned lot of the corner of Glyde Street.

In summary, the Amendment proposes to: 

  • Amend Schedule 2 (Additional Use - A9) by deleting the information for Lots 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19 Canning Highway and inserting the following in the ‘Additional Use and/or Development’ column: 
  • A maximum of R80 residential development; and
  • Any dwelling development within this Additional Use area shall be used for residential dwelling purposes only. 
  • Amend the ‘Special Conditions’ column of Schedule 2 by inserting special conditions, amongst other things, relating to the preparation of a local development plan and associated design guidelines, building height and setbacks.

Full details of the Scheme Amendment are available for inspection here:

Proposed Scheme Amendment No 17 - Scheme Amendment Report - February 2021

Council Minutes 8 December 2020 - Proposed Complex Amendment No. 17 to Local Planning Scheme No. 3 - Lot 14 - 19 Canning Highway East Fremantle

A hard copy is also available at the Town Hall, 135 Canning Highway, East Fremantle, during office hours up to and including, Wednesday, 19 May 2021.  

A submission may be made by completing the online survey or in writing to the Chief Executive Officer, Town of East Fremantle on Submission Form 3A and lodged on or before Wednesday, 19 May 2021.  Should you require more than one submission form per household additional forms are also available from the Town Hall or can be downloaded here

You are encouraged to submit your views on the Scheme Amendment.  If you have any queries in relation to this matter please contact the Town on 9339 9339 or email

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