Future Vision

Information on the City's future vision, major projects and community involvement.

Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan


The Canning Bridge Activity Centre Plan has been approved by the Western Australian Planning Commission on 18 April 2016.

Deep Water Point Upgrade


The City of Melville has developed a Concept Plan for the upgrade of Deep Water Point. This is to address the issue of river foreshore erosion, create a new jetty and café, and to improve the playground, boat ramp, parking and park furniture.

Former Carawatha Primary School Site


The City of Melville has a vision of transforming the former Carawatha Primary School site (corner of North Lake Road and Archibald Streets in Willagee) into first class housing.

Local Commercial and Activity Centres Strategy


These documents form a guide for commercial development until 2026.

Local Housing Strategy


The Housing Needs Survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to fill one out. We received more than 3,500 completed surveys, which is fantastic!The prize will be drawn on Friday 28 October 2016. Winner will be notified directly.

Local Planning Scheme 6


The Local Planning Scheme No 6 (LPS6) for the City of Melville was granted final approval by the Minister for Planning on 16 May 2016 and published in the Government Gazette on 27 May 2016.

Local Planning Strategy


The Local Planning Strategy for the City of Melville was endorsed by the Western Australian Planning Commission on 18 April 2016.

Melville City Centre


Planning the future of the Garden City Shopping Centre, Booragoon and surrounding areas.

Melville District Centre


Plans and vision for the Melville District Centre (Melville Plaza Shopping Centre & corner of Stock Road/Canning Highway).

Melville Glades Golf Club / John Connell Reserve


Investigating future development and recreational options for the Melville Glades Golf Course and John Connell Reserve in Leeming.

Melville to 2050 Intergenerational Local Government


The City of Melville acknowledges the challenges and implications for local government emerging from the diversity of intergenerational change.

Municipal Inventory Review

Murdoch Specialised Activity Centre


Approval of the Activity Centre Structure Plan for the Mixed Use Precinct

Riseley Centre


The City of Melville has approved a plan (called a ‘structure plan’) for the Riseley Centre, which is located around the intersection of Riseley Street and Canning Highway in Ardross and Applecross.

Roe Highway


Recognising the critical role the Roe Highway extension will play to improve the safety of local roads and reduce traffic congestion across the south west metro region, the City of Melville Council continues to support State Government's commitment to complete this important ring road that will connect Fremantle Port to the State's road network.

Shirley Strickland Reserve


Conversations with the community have informed a plan to improve and upgrade facilities at this popular reserve. After a comprehensive consultation phase, the final Shirley Strickland Reserve Concept Plan has now been released.

Strategic Corporate Planning


The State Government has legislated an Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework for all local governments.

Willagee Structure Plan


The Willagee Structure Plan was adopted in December 2013. The plan is live under Local Planning Scheme 6.