The City of Gosnells have reached an important milestone for
planning the future of Southern River, including Canning Vale.
District Structure Plan" will be
used as a guide to the future development of our community. It
includes development of roads, major community facilities,
neighbourhood structures and conservation and Bush Forever areas.
Gosnells City Council
states the primary
goals of plan are to encourage development that is socially,
economically and environmentally responsible.
plan also provides proposals for implementing the plan, including
zoning matters, steps for the changes, and financial and management
arrangements. The Plan reports extensive community consultation,
technical data collection and review, and the advice of local and
State government authorities.
District Structure Plan provides a guide to the future development
and management of key vital environmental issues.
been adopted as a guide for the establishment of a neighbourhood
structure to shape the new communities. Under this approach,
neighbourhoods are clustered together in groups to support town
centres which will typically contain local shops and employment
Retail Areas to be Developed
urban areas will be served by existing District Centres at Canning
Vale. Local neighbourhood shopping is proposed in the centres which
will be located within clusters of the communities. Retail floor
space needs detailed planning and additional commercial and
home-based business opportunities are also provided adjacent to the
town centres and within the community.
Not all issues are determined in detail during development of the
Plan - hence some elements of the plan are indicative.