Development Application | 116 Wray Avenue, Fremantle

Consultation has concluded.


Refused by JDAP on 21 September 2017. Minutes and plans are available here: https://www.dplh.wa.gov.au/about/development-assessment-panels/daps-agendas-and-minutes The applicant lodged an appeal with SAT but withdrew the appeal.

Status: The development application for 116 Wray Avenue Fremantle has been withdrawn.



State Administrative Tribunal review

The development proposal for 116 Wray Avenue is currently subject to an application for review by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT). The SAT direction for mediation between the City of Fremantle and the applicant is expected to be held in December 2017.



Proposed development refused by Development Assessment Panel


The Development Assessment Panel considered the proposal for 116 Wray Ave Fremantle and refused the application on 21 September. The reasons for refusal are available here.



Report to be considered by JDAP

The Planning Committee has considered the City's (responsible authority) report for the development proposal for 116 Wray Ave Fremantle. The development is recommended by the City of Fremantle for refusal for the following reasons:

  1. The proposed building height fails to meet the discretionary height provisions of the local planning scheme.
  2. The animated signs don't meet the City's planning policy for advertising.
  3. The location of the animated signs present risks to road safety.

The report will be forwarded to the Joint Development Assessment Panel to consider when it meets on Thursday 21 September 2017.

The agenda and all reports for this meeting are currently available for viewing on the Department for Planning website.



Public comment period closed

Thank you to everyone who sent a submission on the 116 Wray Ave development application. The public comment period concluded on 15 August.

We will assess your comments and prepare a report for the Planning Committeee to consider at an upcoming meeting.

We will continue to provide updates on My Say Freo.




What's the development proposal for 116 Wray Avenue, Fremantle?


The application proposes a third storey addition, signage, and use of the existing commercial building as an office and lunch bar .

The applicant has also requested the following discretionary approvals:

  • External wall height
  • On-site car parking
  • Land use - lunch bar
  • LED signage


Who will decide this development application?


The decision-maker for this planning application is the Metropolitan South-West Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP). JDAP is administered by the Department of Planning to determine planning applications, if the development value is over a certain threshold.

Before JDAP makes a decision, the City of Fremantle Planning Committee will consider the application and make recommendation to JDAP. These meetings occur on the first Wednesday of every month and are open to the public.

For more information on Development Assessment Panels, please visit the Department of Planning website, email daps@planning.wa.gov.au or phone (08) 6551 9919.



Status: The development application for 116 Wray Avenue Fremantle has been withdrawn.



State Administrative Tribunal review

The development proposal for 116 Wray Avenue is currently subject to an application for review by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT). The SAT direction for mediation between the City of Fremantle and the applicant is expected to be held in December 2017.



Proposed development refused by Development Assessment Panel


The Development Assessment Panel considered the proposal for 116 Wray Ave Fremantle and refused the application on 21 September. The reasons for refusal are available here.



Report to be considered by JDAP

The Planning Committee has considered the City's (responsible authority) report for the development proposal for 116 Wray Ave Fremantle. The development is recommended by the City of Fremantle for refusal for the following reasons:

  1. The proposed building height fails to meet the discretionary height provisions of the local planning scheme.
  2. The animated signs don't meet the City's planning policy for advertising.
  3. The location of the animated signs present risks to road safety.

The report will be forwarded to the Joint Development Assessment Panel to consider when it meets on Thursday 21 September 2017.

The agenda and all reports for this meeting are currently available for viewing on the Department for Planning website.



Public comment period closed

Thank you to everyone who sent a submission on the 116 Wray Ave development application. The public comment period concluded on 15 August.

We will assess your comments and prepare a report for the Planning Committeee to consider at an upcoming meeting.

We will continue to provide updates on My Say Freo.




What's the development proposal for 116 Wray Avenue, Fremantle?


The application proposes a third storey addition, signage, and use of the existing commercial building as an office and lunch bar .

The applicant has also requested the following discretionary approvals:

  • External wall height
  • On-site car parking
  • Land use - lunch bar
  • LED signage


Who will decide this development application?


The decision-maker for this planning application is the Metropolitan South-West Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP). JDAP is administered by the Department of Planning to determine planning applications, if the development value is over a certain threshold.

Before JDAP makes a decision, the City of Fremantle Planning Committee will consider the application and make recommendation to JDAP. These meetings occur on the first Wednesday of every month and are open to the public.

For more information on Development Assessment Panels, please visit the Department of Planning website, email daps@planning.wa.gov.au or phone (08) 6551 9919.