City of Rockingham invites resident feedback on Wanliss St marina proposal

Artist impression of the Wanliss St marina.
Artist impression of the Wanliss St marina.

CITY of Rockingham is inviting feedback on the proposal for a Port Rockingham Marina.

City staff have received an application seeking approval of a marina development (Port Rockingham Marina) on and in the vicinity of Lot 150 Rockingham Beach Road, on the corner Wanliss Street, Rockingham.

The proposal includes a marina groyne/breakwater encompassing 497 boat pens; two public jetties; 13 ground floor commercial tenancies (including hotel restaurant); 91 short stay accommodation units; an extension of the existing Wanliss Street carpark to provide 216 car bays; 135 car bays on the breakwater; 217 on-street parking bays proposed in the Wanliss Street road reserve and 231 on-street car parking bays proposed within the Rockingham Beach road reserve.

Deputy Mayor Deb Hamblin said council was interested to hear the community’s thoughts about this development application.

“So I encourage anyone with an interest in the proposed marina to make a submission,” she said.

The application will be presented to the City’s Design Review Panel for review before being reported to council.

The proposal will then be determined by the Joint Development Assessment panel.

A copy of the Ministerial Statement (Environmental Approval) can be viewed at the EPA’s website.

Submissions on the Development Application may be made in writing and lodged with the City by April 13.

Any written submission received in response to this invitation will be placed on the public record and be available for inspection.

Online they can be shared via the City’s Rock Port online portal or via email at customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

Send mail to: Chief Executive Officer, City of Rockingham PO Box 2142, Rockingham DC 6967.

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