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A Development Assessment Panel (DAP) is an independent town planning body that is responsible for determining certain types of development applications, as if they were the local council.
DAP Assessment applies to the following Development Applications:
a) Where estimated development cost is $10 million or more (mandatory); or
b) Where estimated development cost is $2 million and less than $10 million (optional).
For further information on the Development Assessment Panel and process click here

Current Development Assessment Panel Applications

Proposed Breakwater (Casuarina Drive Northern Breakwater - Transforming Bunbury Waterfront Stage 3 Project)

LOT 1036 Jetty Road / LOT 6000 on DP 220672 / LOT 501 on DP 73513 / LOT10 on DP 420603


Notice is hereby given that the local government of the City of Bunbury has received a development application from Department of Transport - Maritime, for Northern Breakwater (Transforming Bunbury Waterfront Stage 3 Project).

The application is a mandatory Joint Development Assessment Panel application and will therefore be determined by the Regional Development Assessment Panel.

The proposal forms part of Stage 3 of Transforming Bunbury’s Waterfront Project. Proposal is to construct a new northern breakwater and undertake the associated seabed dredging at the outer Casuarina Boat Harbour. 

Details of the proposal are available to the public via the below attachments and hard copies will also be available for viewing at the City of Bunbury offices located at 4 Stephen Street, Bunbury during office hours (8.30am to 5pm weekdays).

Written submissions are to be lodged by close of business on Tuesday 5 March 2024 using the below submission formShould you require a hard copy submission form posted, request can be emailed to .

For further information, please contact Senior Planning Officer Matilda Hodge on (08) 9792 7015.

Agendas and Meeting Notifications

Nil meetings scheduled.

Determined Development Assessment Panel Applications and Finalised Meeting Minutes

Single Lane Dual Carriageway Bridge and Road (Vehicle and Pedestrian) Lots 1, 61, 963 Estuary Drive

Mixed Use Residential Apartments, Commerical Units & Associated Parking Lot 51 (#6) & Lot 59 (#2) Austral Parade

Motor Vehicle Sales & Repairs & Associated Signage Lot 89 (#5) & Lot 5 (#6) Barnard Street

Service Station Lot 33, Lot 34 and Lot 102 (#92) Blair Street

Child Care Premises Lot 10 (#6) Mossop Street and Lot 40 (#83) Mangles Street

(Reconsidered 17 July 2023)

Hands Oval Stadium Redevelopment Corner of Spencer and Clarke Streets (Lot 151 Clarke Street)

Service Station Lot 12 (#1) Island Queen Street

Service Station Lot 101 (#8D) Picton Road

Fast Food Outlet Lot 63 (#60) Sandridge Road

Four-Storey Office Development Lot 20 (#22) Stephen Street

Cold Store Lot 5 Rawling Road

Racetrack Redevelopment Lot 4354 Bussell Highway

SWAMS Health Hub Lot 4669 Forrest Avenue

DAP Application Forms and Fee Schedule