The Swan Valley Planning Act 2020 will streamline planning processes to maintain the Swan Valley's distinctive rural character while enabling appropriate development.
The Swan Valley Planning Act 2020 will replace the Swan Valley Planning Act 1995. The new Act received Royal Assent and Part 1 took effect on 9 December 2020. The remainder of the Act will become operational shortly. Enabling regulations are being prepared.
The Act will establish a new planning scheme to provide clear planning guidance and outline appropriate scales of tourism and development.
The Act provides for a:
View the Swan Valley Planning Bill 2020
VIEW THE SwAN vALLEY PLANNING ACT 2020 (Part 1)
Media Statement - Swan Valley Planning Bill passes Parliament protecting region
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