Local Planning Scheme No.3 Gazetted

The City of Nedlands Local Planning Scheme No.3 has been published in the Government Gazette and all planning decisions will now be based on the new Scheme.

Local Planning Scheme No.3 changes the zoning, land use permissions, density codes and development standards for the City of Nedlands. To assist the community in understanding the new requirements, the City will be holding the following information sessions throughout May:

ANZAC Day in Nedlands

The City of Nedlands and Nedlands RSL are holding an ANZAC Day ceremony from 8.30am-10.30am on Thursday 25 April.

The ceremony will be held at the Nedlands War Memorial on the corner of Waratah Avenue and Birdwood Parade, Dalkeith, with refreshments served afterwards.

Road closures will be in place from 6.30am-11am on Birdwood Parade (between Gallop Road and Carroll Street), Waratah Avenue (from Hobbs Avenue to Birdwood Parade) and Sandpiper Lane (Carroll Street to Waratah Avenue).

For more details, contact City of Nedlands Community Development on 9273 3500

Approval of Local Planning Scheme No.3

The City has received notification from the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage advising that:

Coastwest Grant: Swanbourne Dunes

The City of Nedlands in partnership with the Swanbourne Coastal Alliance and the Western Australian Planning Commission’s Coastwest Program, are implementing a coastal restoration project along the primary dunes in Swanbourne. This project aims to increase the ecological integrity of the entire coastal corridor by enhancing linkages to adjacent bushland areas north and south in Cottesloe and Cambridge.

Riverbank Program: Point Resolution Reserve

The City of Nedlands in collaboration with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Riverbank Program are implementing another river foreshore restoration project along the Point Resolution Reserve foreshore.

Recently, contractors controlled invasive weeds, and another section of brush walling is being installed along the north western boundary which will extend the previously installed brush walling. The brush walling is being installed in preparation for fringing foreshore revegetation works that are scheduled during the winter months. 

Public party for Nedlands’ ruby anniversary

Nedlands marks 60 years as a city in 2019 – and you’re invited to celebrate.

The free Party in the Park takes place from 4pm-7pm, 31 March, at Paul Hasluck Reserve with live music from The Chameleon Brass Band and Little Belle, food trucks, kids’ activities and more.

Nedlands Mayor Max Hipkins said that while the official anniversary is in July, the event was being held a few months earlier to ensure good weather.

New CEO starts at City of Nedlands

New City of Nedlands Chief Executive Officer Mark Goodlet has officially taken up his position, as of 5 March.

He has considerable experience in local government as a qualified civil engineer, consultant and executive manager.

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