Local Planning Scheme No. 3

For a copy of the Town's Local Planning Scheme No. 3 please click here and follow the link on the Department of Planning website. 

Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 (WA)

Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 (WA) were gazetted on 25 August 2015 and took effect on 19 October 2015. If you would like to know more about the Planning and Development Regulations 2015 please visit the Department of Planning Lands and Heritage website.


Deemed Provisions for Local Planning Schemes

The Regulations contain provisions relating to local planning strategies, schemes and scheme amendments. They also contain a Model Scheme Text and introduce a set of Deemed Provisions for local planning schemes that have automatically formed part of every local planning scheme in the State since the Regulations took effect in 2015. 

The Planning Regulation Amendment Regulations 2020 were gazetted on 18 December 2020, introducing amendments to the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015. These amendments will make further changes to local planning processes which will be introduced in two stages. 

The first stage is already operational and can be viewed below.


Local Planning Policies

3.1.1 Residential Design Guidelines (Former Policy 152) Amended 17 May 2016

3.1.2 Signage Design Guidelines

3.1.3 Town Centre Redevelopment Guidelines (Former Policy 3.1.4)

3.1.4 George Street Parking Policy (Former Policy 3.1.5)

3.1.5 Community Design Advisory Committee (Former Policy 3.1.6)

3.1.6 George Street Designated Heritage Area

3.1.7 Wood Encouragement Policy - Council 

3.1.8 Wood Encouragement Policy - General 

3.1.9 Percent for Art Policy