Proposed Amendments to the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015

Closed 25 Sep 2020

Opened 20 Aug 2020


The State Government is continuing to implement planning reforms that will support Western Australia’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan and create a more flexible, responsive and contemporary planning system. 

Consultation is now sought on 30 proposed changes to local planning regulations which will exempt small residential and non-residential projects from requiring development approval and introduce improved change-of-use and parking requirements for small businesses in certain locations.

The changes follow the new planning laws recently passed by Parliament and will complement the revised residential design codes policy, which is also currently open for consultation.


Planning Regulations Amendment Regulations 2020 - Consultation Draft

Word document alternative feedback form for download

Fact Sheet - Planning Reform (LPS Regulations Cutting Red Tape)

Fact Sheet - Planning Reform (LPS Regulations Improved Consultation Practices)

Fact Sheet - Planning Reform (LPS Regulations Streamlined Approvals Processes)


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