Safer Places by Design – CPTED Guidelines

Closed 25 Mar 2022

Opened 15 Dec 2021

Feedback updated 13 Jun 2023

We asked

For feedback on the proposed draft Safer Places by Design Planning Guidelines.

You said

We did

The Safer places by design planning guidelines are now published and available for review on the Planning guidelines - Safer places by design page. 


The State Government is seeking feedback on the proposed draft Safer Places by Design Guidelines. These Guidelines provide a practical resource in the application of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), to promote the value of good design in delivering vibrant and safe public environments.

This consultation provides an opportunity for you to have your say on the Guidelines:

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For more information, visit the Design WA  website.

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Why your views matter

Information you provide in your submission will be used to help inform the final Guidelines. Your feedback may be used in a submission report that is made public, however personal details will not be included as part that report.


  • WA state-wide


  • Residents
  • Business Operators
  • Land Owners
  • Community Organisations