Seeking comments on Draft Payment in Lieu of Parking Plan

Published on Tuesday, 27 June 2023 at 9:42:09 AM

The Town of East Fremantle has prepared Draft Local Planning Policy 3.1.4 – Payment in Lieu of Parking Plan (LPP 3.1.4) and is seeking public comments prior to considering it for final adoption.

The objectives of Draft LPP 3.1.4 are to:

  • Detail and expand upon the circumstances under which the Town may agree to exercise discretion under the provisions of Local Planning Scheme No. 3 (LPS No. 3) by accepting cash payment in lieu of the provision of on-site car parking for development within specified areas.
  • Further detail how the Town will calculate the cash payment in lieu of the provision of car parking.
  • Establish a method of managing and spending funds paid to the Town in lieu of parking for the provision of alternative parking in the public realm.
  • Facilitate the provision and development of adequate parking facilities for commercial and community uses close to activity.
  • Facilitate the provision of supporting infrastructure to create a pleasant and safe public realm environment for parking and active (walking and cycling) and public transport in the vicinity.
  • Protect the amenity of existing and future nearby residents.

Please view the document here Draft Payment in Lieu of Parking Plan or at the Town Hall (135 Canning Highway, East Fremantle).  

For further background and details of the proposed policy, view the Council agenda report and recommendation (adopted 20 June 2023)

Submissions on the draft policy must be lodged in writing, by 4:30pm on Monday, 17 July 2023:

Email - or

Post - Town of East Fremantle, PO Box 1097, Fremantle WA 6959.

Alternatively, please complete the online survey on our Payment in Lieu of Parking Consultations page. 

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