Membership call-out for City's Design Review Panel

The City of Cockburn is calling for architects and other urban design professionals to help provide expert independent advice on significant and complex development application proposals within Cockburn.

Successful applicants can include professionals involved with architecture, landscape architecture and urban design.

Local projects that have included input from the panel have included Treeby Community and Sports Centre and
the proposed Aboriginal Cultural and Visitors Centre at Walliabup-Bibra Lake.    

Successful applicants will join the City’s eight-member Design Review Panel (DRP) for a period of two years, to help shape the aesthetics, sustainability, character, safety, and functionality of building infrastructure in Cockburn for generations to come.

The panel acts in an advisory capacity only to peer review major development proposals in accordance with State Planning Policy 7 Design of the Built Environment (SPP7) and the City of Cockburn’s Local Planning Policy 5.16 Design Review Panel (LPP5.16).

The panel does not make decisions on or approve development applications however it provides free valuable advice to developers and applicants.

The City’s planning framework seeks to deliver broad economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits of good design outcomes in line with SPP7 and LPP5.16 and supports consistent and robust design review and assessment processes across Western Australia.

Submissions close at 5pm on Thursday 5 January 2023 and can be lodged on the City’s website.

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