Development Application for Proposed Composting Facility, Muckenburra

Published on Wednesday, 12 April 2023 at 9:21:27 AM


With respect to the abovementioned development application, the following summary is provided:

• The development produces ‘compost’ that is otherwise known as ‘mushroom growing substrate’ that will be transported to an alternate site used in the growing of mushrooms.
• Composting occurs within a 5,400m2 building, with a ridge height of 6.8 metres.
• The structure is setback ~258m from the northern lot boundary and ~755m from the western lot boundary and 1.4km from the Military Road frontage.
• The facility is proposed to operate from 7am – 5pm Monday - Friday with occasional weekend operations.

Submissions should be lodged within 28 days from the date of this notice (by 4.00pm, 9 May 2023).

Submissions in relation to this proposal should be made in writing and directed to the Chief Executive Officer either by post to the Shire of Gingin, PO Box 510, Gingin WA 6503 or by email to

Plans and documents setting out and explaining the proposal can be viewed at the link below:

Development Application Report - Mushroom Composting Facility

Alternatively, to view the proposal in hardcopy, please attend the Shire of Gingin Administration Centre, located at 7 Brockman Street, Gingin or the Lancelin Office, 255 Vins Way, Lancelin during office hours.

Aaron Cook

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