PRS amendments

An amendment to the PRS changes the zoning or reservation of land to allow for a different land use.

Below are active and recently finalised PRS Amendments.  Copies of previous PRS Amendments archived and available on request.

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How long does an PRS amendment take?

In general, a major PRS amendment usually takes 24 months to complete, depending on the environmental assessment process, the number of submissions and requests for hearings. The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) will consider all submissions before making a recommendation to the Minister for Planning.

PRS Amendments for public comment

PRS amendment 044/41–Nambeelup North Industrial Zone–Lots 89 & 109 Readheads Road, Nambeelup

The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) is seeking public comment on a proposal to amend the Peel Region Scheme for land in the Shire of Murray.

The amendment seeks to rezone 378 hectares from rural to industrial zone.

Submissions

Submissions close at 5pm on Wednesday 27 February 2019. Late submissions will not be considered.

Online submissions can be made using the online feedback form below.

Online feedback form

Written submissions can be made by post to: Secretary, Western Australian Planning Commission, Locked Bag 2506, Perth WA 6001.

Display locations

The amendment report and plans showing the proposed change are available to download above, or hardcopies are available for viewing in person at:

  • WAPC, 140 William Street, Perth
  • State Library of WA, Level 3 Alexander Library Building, Perth Cultural Centre
  • Shire of Murray municipal offices, cnr Pinjarra Road and Murray Street, Pinjarra
  • City of Mandurah municipal offices, 3 Peel Street, Mandurah

If you have a question

If you would like more information on the process of amending region schemes, please see Your property and region schemes.

If you have any questions please contact John Pride at the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage on 6551 9731. 

Status

November 2018 – MRS amendment open for public comment.

PRS Amendments finalised

PRS Minor amendment 040/57 - Regional Reservations

Notice of approved amendment

The Minister for Planning has approved amendment 040/57 (Regional Reservations) to the Peel Region Scheme.  This amendment is shown on Western Australian Planning Commission Plans 1.7408/1, 1.7409/1, 1.7410, 1.7411, 1.7412 and 1.7413.

The purpose of the amendment is to reserve sites created and acquired for a public purpose. In this respect, the proposals focus on four main areas:

  • reserving land required and acquired for the provision of necessary infrastructure, such as electricity substations, water supply pump stations and land required for high schools
  • recognising artificial waterways constructed within the Peel region
  • protecting environmental and landscape values within the Peel region
  • recognising the inclusion of land in state forests.

Five of the 34 amendment proposals involve the transfer of small areas of land to the urban or rural zone. These proposals:

  • correct minor anomalies in the Peel Region Scheme; or
  • give effect to an outcome negotiated between the Western Australian Planning Commission and the relevant landowner.

Related Changes to Local Planning Schemes

Pursuant to section 126(1) of the Planning and Development Act 2005, the City of Mandurah Town Planning Scheme No. 3, Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No. 4 and Shire of Waroona Town Planning Scheme No. 7 are also amended to reflect the inclusion of land within the Regional Open Space, Public Purposes and Waterways reservations as delineated by this amendment.

Pursuant to section 126(3) of the Planning and Development Act 2005, the City of Mandurah Town Planning Scheme No. 3 and the Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No. 4 are also amended as follows:

  • Land located in Halls Head and Coodanup that is being transferred to the Urban zone under this amendment to the Peel Region Scheme is included in the Residential zone in the City of Mandurah Town Planning Scheme No. 3
  • Land located in South Yunderup that is being transferred to the Urban zone under this amendment to the Peel Region Scheme is included in the Canal Development zone in the Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No. 4
  • Land located in Furnissdale that is being transferred to the Urban zone under this amendment to the Peel Region Scheme is included in the Residential zone in the Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No. 4

Giving statutory effect to these amendments

The amendments to the Peel Region Scheme, City of Mandurah Town Planning Scheme No. 3, Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No. 4 and the Shire of Waroona Town Planning Scheme No. 7 take effect from Friday 10 February 2017, this being the date of publication in the Government Gazette.

PRS Minor amendment 042/57 - Lot 1 Napier Road, Oakley – Reconfiguration Of Industrial Zone

Notice of approved amendment

The Minister for Planning has approved amendment 042/57 to the Peel Region Scheme (Lot 1 Napier Road Oakley – Reconfiguration of Industrial Zone).  This amendment is shown on Western Australian Planning Commission Plan 3.2688.

The purpose of this amendment is to reconfigure the Industrial zone within Lot 1 Napier Road.  The proposed amendment:

  • rezones 22.3 hectares on the eastern side of the existing Industrial zone to Rural
  • rezones an equal amount of land on the western edge of the existing Industrial zone from Rural to Industrial.

The amendment repositions the footprint of the Industrial zone but the amount of land within the zone has not changed.

Giving Statutory Effect to These Amendments

The amendment to the Peel Region Scheme takes effect from Friday 25 August 2017, this being the date of publication in the Government Gazette.

PRS Minor amendment 043/57 - Lot 600 Lakes Road, Nambeelup Transfer To Industrial Zone

Notice of approved amendment

The Minister for Planning has approved amendment 043/57 to the Peel Region Scheme (Lot 600 Lakes Road, Nambeelup – Transfer to Industrial Zone). This amendment is shown on Western Australian Planning Commission Plan 3.2692.

The purpose of the proposed amendment is to transfer approximately 120 hectares in Nambeelup from the Rural zone to the Industrial zone in the Peel Region Scheme, to facilitate development of the land for industrial purposes.

The proposal includes Lot 600 Lakes Road, a portion of the road reserve for Lakes Road and a truncation area at the intersection of Lakes Road and Gull Road.

Giving Statutory Effect to These Amendments

The amendment to the Peel Region Scheme takes effect from Friday 25 August 2017, this being the date of publication in the Government Gazette.

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