Development Proposal Available for Inspection - St. Joseph's School (Closed)



Notice of Public Advertisement of Planning Proposal

The Shire of Northam has received an application to use and/or develop land for the following purpose and public comments are invited:

 Location: St Joseph's School - 77 Wellington Street, Northam WA 6401

 Proposal: The proposal consists of as follows:

  • Construction of a new classroom block (4 classrooms) with attached storerooms and internal functional space;
  • New universal access ramps and stairs from the existing Classroom Block and the existing carpark to the proposed classroom block;
  • Fenced (2.4m link mesh) & reticulated grassed area extending along from the corner of Duke & Gordon Street with stepped retaining. Maximum extent of retaining is 1.09m with 2.4m fence located on top of retaining wall.
  • Tree removal at the corner of Duke & Gordon Street (13 trees) and adjacent to hardcourt area (8) and proposed landscaping;
  • Relocation of existing crossover on Duke Street, to north-east of existing crossover along Duke Street;
  • Reduction in hardcourt area to maximise grass area.

 Details of the proposal are available for inspection at the Shire office, 395 Fitzgerald Street, Northam and online via

Comments on the proposal may be submitted to the Shire in writing on or before the 17th day of August 2018.

Should you have any further queries regarding this matter please contact Benjamin Robins on 9622 6133 or via email

Application Letter

Locality Map

Architectural Plans

Photo Renders of Proposal

Hydraulic Plans

Street Elevation

Submission Form

Fly Over Video



  395 Fitzgerald Street

         PO Box 613

         Northam WA 6401

         P (08) 9622 6100

         F (08) 9622 1910