Development Application for Proposed Short Stay Camping Facility, Muckenburra

Published on Friday, 26 April 2024 at 1:34:38 PM

The Shire of Gingin has received a development approval application for a short stay camping facility on Lot 49 (45) Jakattah Road, Muckenburra.

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

  • The six (6) camp sites are separated by a minimum distance of approximately 110 metres.

  • Means of access to the camp sites will be via an internal access road. The entry point is obtained via Murray Road at the north-west corner of the site.

  • The camp sites border the existing lake and are located a minimum of 25 metres (approximately) from the top of the bank of the lake.

  • There will generally be no more than 4 persons per site for a maximum of 24 persons on the site at any one time.

  • Camp sites will not operate during the bushfire season.

  • Patrons are allocated a designated camping site. Ablutions, power, and water supply are not available to each camp site.

Submissions should be lodged by 4.00pm on Wednesday 22 May 2024.

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 links below:

Proposed Nature Based Park Report - Altus Planning

Proposed Nature Based Park Operational Management Plan - Altus Planning

Site Plan

Bushfire Management Plan

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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