Public Comment

Proposed Solar Farm - Thomas Road, Oakford #1674 (L200) 

A development application for a proposed Solar Farm at Lot 200, 210, 1001 Thomas Road, Oakford has been received by the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale on 27 May 2016.

The project will be constructed on three (3) separate lots totally an area of 75.7ha located between Thomas Road and Abernethy Road, Oakford as shown on the attached plans. The site will consist of a 29.7 MW AC solar power station which will consist of the following:

  • fixed position solar panels;
  • switchyard area which will consist of a main office building, a storage shed, and three switch rooms;
  • a parking area to accommodate commuters to the solar farm;
  • a tourist area which will consist of a number of benches and seats, as well as an elevated viewing platform; and
  • a boundary security fence (2.2m in height) and suitable screening vegetation around the permitter of the facility

The project will be connected to the Byford substation through designated underground cables. One this electricity reaches the substation it will then be distributed through the low voltage power lines to the houses and businesses in the area.

Submissions close 1 July 2016 at 5pm.

Thomas Road, Oakford - Solar Farm

Thomas Road, Oakford - Submission Form


Green Waste Recycling / Plant Nursey - L232 Orton Road, Oldbury 

Plans and documents can be viewed below or at the Serpentine Jarrahdale Administration Centre, Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 5pm.

Written submissions may be mailed or delivered in person to the Shire at 6 Paterson Street, Mundijong WA 6123 or emailed to info@sjshire.wa.gov.au

Orton Road, Oldbury - Green Waste Recycling Plant Nursery

Orton Road, Oldbury - Submisison Form

Submissions close 30 June 2016 at 5pm.


Matters Previously Advertised for Public Comment

Local Development Plan:  Briggs Road / Thomas Road, Byford (L9500) - Byford Meadows Estate 
Briggs Road Thomas Road, Byford (L9500) - Byford Meadows Estate
Submissions Closed 25 May 2016.

Notice of Intention to Raise Differential Rates
Differential Rates Objects and Reasons
Submissions closed on 3 June 2016.  

Proposed Local Structure Plan - Mundijong-Whitby sub precinct G
Local Structure Plan - Mundijong-Whitby Sub-Precinct G
Submissions closed on 9 June 2016.  

Shortening of Restricted Burning Period

Draft Local Planning Policy No. 01 - Development Assessment Unit Operative Policy
Draft Local Planning Policy No. 1 - Development Assessment Unit Operative Policy
Submissions closed on 29 April 2016.

Revised Local Planning Policy No. 20 - Sea Containers
Draft Local Planning Policy No.20 - Sea Containers (270KB)
Submissions closed on 29 April 2016.

Byford Traditional Infrastructure Development Contribution Plan:  Draft Report No.3
Byford Traditional Infrastructure Development Contribution Plan: Draft Report No.3
Submission closed on Friday 8 April 2016  

Local Structure - Stanley Road Precinct
Local Structure Plan - Stanley Road Precinct
Submissions closed on 28 March 2016.

Scrivener Road Gravel Reserve - Draft Management Plan
See our Management Plans page for details.

Briggs Park and Brickwood Reserve - Draft Management Plan
Briggs Park and Brickwood Reserve - Draft Management Plan
Submissions closed 14 March 2016.

Proposed Local Structure Plan - Doley Road Precinct, Byford
Local Structure Plans (LSP) - Doley Road Precinct
Submissions closed on 3 March 2016. 

Honey Processing Facility - King Road, Oldbury
Development Application - Honey Processing Facility
Submissions closed on 29 February 2016.

Local Structure Plan Amendment - Byford Town Centre
Local Structure Plan Amendment - Byford Town Centre


Revised Council Policy
Payments to employees in addition to contract or award on cessation of employment.

Proposed Telecommunications Facility - L778 (1432) Karnup Road, Serpentine
Development Application Proposed Telecommunications Facility - L778 (1432) Karnup Road, Serpentine
Submissions closd on 12 February 2016. 

Proposed Modification to Local Structure Plan - Lots 1 and 2 Rowley Road, Darling Downs
Rowley Road, Darling Downs (L1 & L2) - Proposed Amendment to Local Structure Plan - Updated Structure Plan Documentation
Submissions closed on 25 February 2016.

Proposed Modification to Local Structure Plan - The Glades (Cardup Brook Precinct) Byford
Byford Main Precinct (The Glades) - Local Structure Plan - Proposed Modification #8 - Cardup Brook Precinct
Submissions closed on 25 February 2016.

Mundijong Whitby District Structure Plan - Amendment No 2:  District Road Network Modifications
Mundijong Whitby District Structure Plan - Amendment No 2
Submissions closed on 19 February 2016.

Town Planning Scheme Amendment - No.193
Amendment No 193 - Rezoning from Rural to Rural Living A
Submissions closed on 22 February 2016

Local Planning Policies 
Local Planning Policy No. 9 - Multiple Use Trails
Local Planning Policy No. 26 - Biodiversity Planning
Local Planning Policy No. 36 - Outbuildings
Local Planning Policy No. 39 - Ancillary Accommodation
Submission closed on 22 October 2015.

Development Application – Additional Shed – Lot 366 (No. 567) Utley Road, Hopeland
Summary Document
Development Application
Submissions closed 8 on October 2015.

Thomas Road, Oakford (L801) 400473 - Development Application - Rural Travel Shop

Thomas Road, Oakford (L801) 400473 - Development Application - Rural Travel Stop
Submissions closed on 28 September 2015.

Thomas Road, Byford (L857) 403860 - Commercial Development

Thomas Road, Byford (L857) 403860 Commercial Development
Submissions closed on 1 October 2015.

Development Application - Rural Travel Stop - Lot 801 Thomas Road (Corner Kargotich Road), Oakford

Development Application
Submissions closed on 28 September 2015.

Byford Parking and Access Working Group Outcomes and Recommendations - Public Advertising
Byford Access and Strategy Group Meetings - Decisions and Recommendations
Byford Town Centre Infrastructure Provision and Triggers Schedule
Report to Council
Submissions closed on 11 September 2015. 

Scheme Amendment 185 to Town Planning Scheme No. 2
OC15 14235 Amendment No 185 - Balmoral Road, Jarrahdale (L341) - Rezoning from Rural to Conservation
E14 450 Amendment No 185 - Balmoral Road, Jarrahdale (L341) - Rezoning from Rural to Conservation - Final Amendment
IN14 18913 Amendment No 185 - Balmoral Road, Jarrahdale (L341) - Rezoning from Rural to Conservation - Conservation Zone ~ Final for Council
IN14 18915 Amendment No 185 - Balmoral Road, Jarrahdale (L341) - Rezoning from Rural to Conservation - Management Plan Attachments
Submissions closed 21 September 2015.

Development Application - Extension to Existing Poultry Farm 

South Western Highway, Darling Downs Expansion of Existing Poultry Farm
Submissions closed on 30 July 2015.

Notice of Intention to Raise Differential Rates
Notice of intention to raise Differential Rates
Objects and Reasons for Differential Rating 2015/2016
Submissions closed on 4 June 2015.

Town Planning Scheme No. 2 - Amendment No. 191

Proposed Amendment No. 191 to the TPS No. 2

Submissions closed on Friday 19 June 2015.


Revised Local Planning Policy No. 59 - Public Arts for Major Developments

Revised draft Policy LPP 59
Submissions closed on 21 May 2015.  

Draft Local Planning Policy No. 76 - Mundijong Whitby Design Framework Precincts E1 and E1
Draft Local Planning Policy No. 76 
Submissions closed on Thursday 14 May 2015.

Joint Development Assessment Panel Application - Primary School, Kokoda Boulevard, Byford
Submissions closed 25 April 2015.  

Proposed Modifications to the Local Structure Plan - Briggs Road/Thomas Road, Byford (L9500)
Schedule of Modifications
Adopted Local Structure Plan
Submissions closed Wednesday 22 April 2015.