Malcolm Somers

Associate - Planning

Malcolm has over 20 years experience in town planning and urban development, having worked at a senior leadership level within both the private sector and local government. He is a highly knowledgeable statutory and strategic planner with wide ranging industry experience within metropolitan, rural and regional Western Australia. Malcolm has extensive experience in the preparation and review of development applications, subdivision applications, local planning policies, local development plans, master plans, structure plans and local planning strategies.


Development Applications

  • Viridian and Indigo China Green Apartments, Subiaco
  • Bassendean Shopping Centre Redevelopment
  • Australis Retirement Living in Rossmoyne Waters
  • 240 St Georges Terrace End of Trip Facilities

Structure Planning

  • Murdoch Activity Centre Structure Plan
  • Middleton Beach Activity Centre Structure Plan and Design Guidelines
  • Batavia Coast Marina Stage 2
  • Belmont Park Racecourse Grandstand Local Development Plan
  • Coral Bay Workers Accommodation Precinct

Strategic Planning

  • Shire of York Local Planning Strategy
  • Shire of East Pilbara Local Planning Strategy
  • City of Stirling Community Needs Assessment

Statutory Planning

  • Town of Mosman Park - Development Assessment Services
  • City of Canning - Development Assessment Services
  • City of Belmont - Establishing of inaugural Design Review Panel and Terms of Reference
  • Shire of Dardanup - Peer Review of Draft Local Planning Scheme No.6 and Local Planning Policies