Modernising WA's Planning System: Green Paper

Closed 20 Jul 2018

Opened 25 May 2018


The Minister for Planning has commissioned an independent review of the planning system to identify ways to make it more efficient, open and understandable to everyone.

The Green Paper outlines the challenges in the planning system and proposes five key reform areas.

Why your views matter

Feedback is sought on the reform proposals from the community, local government, industry and practitioners.

All feedback received will inform analysis of the proposals and the preparation of a White Paper that will set out the State Government’s reform agenda for a modern planning system.


  • Department of Planning Lands and Heritage Perth


  • Development and Construction Industry
  • Peak Bodies
  • Planning and Design Industry
  • State Government
  • Local Government
  • Residents
  • Business Operators
  • Land Owners
  • Community Organisations
  • Staff


  • Strategic metropolitan planning
  • Strategic regional planning
  • Scheme amendments
  • Structure plans
  • Policy Development
  • Planning Reform
  • Land use planning