Residential Design Codes in Western Australia (R-Codes)

residential design codes in western australia r-codes

Residential Design Codes, or R-Codes, control the design of residential housing development in Western Australia. R-Codes are used to ensure that residential subdivisions adhere to performance requirements and compliance standards, including the type of houses that can be built on land parcels. Residential Design Codes are important for future development as Western Australia grows.

What do R-Codes take into consideration?

R-Codes take into consideration social, economic, environmental, heritage and cultural factors including:

  • Types of dwelling allowed
  • Boundary setbacks
  • Minimum open space required
  • Maximum dwelling heights
  • Streetscapes for the area
  • Parking and access requirements
  • Siteworks
  • Ratios when building apartments
More information

If you have any questions about knockdown rebuild versus buying a house and land package in Perth, don’t hesitate to contact Christine directly. Alternatively, visit Residential Design Codes WA for more information.

Christine Young is a twenty-year survivor of the Real Estate industry in Western Australia and yet, to this day, has lost none of her enthusiasm and energy in striving for that next project that next sale.  Over the decades, Christine has built up an impressive list of successful land sales throughout Perth and surrounding regions.  Christine makes herself available to the public and prospective clients at all times and welcomes direct contact with the public in a one-on-one situation to foster trust and confidence.

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