R-Codes (Residential Design Codes)

What Are R-Codes?

  • R-Codes control the design of most residential development in western Australia
  • They control the intended residential purpose, density, context of place and scheme objectives
  • R-Codes encourage design that considers heritage, culture, living choices & affordability
  • They are also used when assessing residential subdivision proposals
  • R-Codes are administered and applied by local government.
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