Basic raw materials are essential for the construction of buildings, roads and other infrastructure, and also for the sustainability of agricultural production.
In support of State Planning Policy 2.5: rural planning (SPP 2.5) and the Rural planning guidelines, the Western Australian Planning Commission has prepared this Fact Sheet to assist planners in assessing development proposals for basic raw material operations.
Basic raw materials are essential for the construction of buildings, roads and other infrastructure, and also for the sustainability of agricultural production. This fact sheet outlines a range of land use planning considerations relevant to the establishment, expansion or modification of basic raw material operations in Western Australia.
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