Planning & Sustainability

Planning Application Information

What requires Planning Approval?
Click here for information on what types of developments and uses require or are exempt from Planning Approval.

Application Pack
Click here to download the current Planning Application Pack containing form, checklist and fee information.

Fees and Charges
Click here for the current schedule of fees and charges for planning and sustainability services.

Subdivision Information
Click here for information on the subdivision process.

Please note that subdivision applications are lodged with the Western Australian Planning Commission and not the Shire.

Click here to reach the WAPC website.

Home Occupation / Home Business
Planning Approval is required to operate a Home Occupation or Home Business from a residential property.  Click here for more information.

Review of Decisions
Most planning decisions made by the Shire are subject to a "right of review" if an applicant is aggrieved by the decision made.

There are two paths for review of a decision:

  1. Request for Reconsideration
    In some circumstances, an applicant may request the Shire reconsider tis decision based on any new information provided to it that was not available at the time of the initial decision.
  2. Application for Review
    An applicant may lodge an Application for Review to the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT).  More Information on this process is available from the SAT website.

In both cases, the application must be lodged within 28 days of the decision being made and fees apply.  Please contact us for more information.

Rezoning of Land.
In some cases, a Scheme Amendment to rezone a property to allow development may be necessary.  Please contact us for more information on this process.




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