Proposed Northbridge Special Entertainment Precinct

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Are you a business, resident, worker or visitor to Northbridge?

If so, you may be interested in changes proposed to the City’s local planning scheme relating to noise management.

These changes seek to ensure that Northbridge remains the State’s premier entertainment precinct and involve:

  • The creation of a Special Entertainment Precinct and within this, a Core Entertainment Area and Frame Entertainment Area (see map).
  • Setting maximum noise levels within the Precinct, with the Core Entertainment Area at 95 dB and the Frame Entertainment Area at 79 dB.
  • Setting maximum noise levels for existing entertainment venues in the Frame Entertainment Area to 90 dB.
  • Separate proposed changes to the State Government’s Noise Regulations, will enable entertainment venues to apply for a Venue Approval to operate at these levels.
  • Ensuring that new entertainment venues, residential and short stay accommodation developments within the Precinct are designed to reduce the impact of noise.

These changes will be considered by the City of Perth at a Special Council Meeting this coming Wednesday 4 December 2019 for the purposes of initiation and community engagement.

The report to Council can be viewed here – https://www.perth.wa.gov.au/council/council-meetings

This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Level 9, Council House, 27 St Georges Terrace, Perth. The meeting is open to the public should you wish to attend. Opportunities also exist to ask a question or make a deputation to the meeting but these must be submitted prior to the meeting. Further information in relation to this can be found here: https://www.perth.wa.gov.au/council/council-meetings

Should the Council choose at its above meeting to initiate the proposed changes, the changes are required to be referred to the State Government for consideration. Once consent has been received from the State Government, the City of Perth will then undertake comprehensive community engagement on the proposed changes.

If you are interested in being kept informed and/or providing feedback on the proposed changes, please register your interest in the top right hand corner of the page.

If you have any questions in relation to the proposed changes please contact: 9461 1570

State Government Reforms – Special Entertainment Precincts

The State Government has also recently released proposed reforms relating to the establishment of special entertainment precincts for public comment until the 14 February 2020.

There are two reform elements, these being:

Are you a business, resident, worker or visitor to Northbridge?

If so, you may be interested in changes proposed to the City’s local planning scheme relating to noise management.

These changes seek to ensure that Northbridge remains the State’s premier entertainment precinct and involve:

  • The creation of a Special Entertainment Precinct and within this, a Core Entertainment Area and Frame Entertainment Area (see map).
  • Setting maximum noise levels within the Precinct, with the Core Entertainment Area at 95 dB and the Frame Entertainment Area at 79 dB.
  • Setting maximum noise levels for existing entertainment venues in the Frame Entertainment Area to 90 dB.
  • Separate proposed changes to the State Government’s Noise Regulations, will enable entertainment venues to apply for a Venue Approval to operate at these levels.
  • Ensuring that new entertainment venues, residential and short stay accommodation developments within the Precinct are designed to reduce the impact of noise.

These changes will be considered by the City of Perth at a Special Council Meeting this coming Wednesday 4 December 2019 for the purposes of initiation and community engagement.

The report to Council can be viewed here – https://www.perth.wa.gov.au/council/council-meetings

This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Level 9, Council House, 27 St Georges Terrace, Perth. The meeting is open to the public should you wish to attend. Opportunities also exist to ask a question or make a deputation to the meeting but these must be submitted prior to the meeting. Further information in relation to this can be found here: https://www.perth.wa.gov.au/council/council-meetings

Should the Council choose at its above meeting to initiate the proposed changes, the changes are required to be referred to the State Government for consideration. Once consent has been received from the State Government, the City of Perth will then undertake comprehensive community engagement on the proposed changes.

If you are interested in being kept informed and/or providing feedback on the proposed changes, please register your interest in the top right hand corner of the page.

If you have any questions in relation to the proposed changes please contact: 9461 1570

State Government Reforms – Special Entertainment Precincts

The State Government has also recently released proposed reforms relating to the establishment of special entertainment precincts for public comment until the 14 February 2020.

There are two reform elements, these being: