The WAPC is responsible for determining applications for certain lease, licence, classes of lease or licence, agreement to sell and option to purchase applications on freehold land under section 136 and section 139 of the Planning and Development Act 2005. These include applications for:
- leases, licences, sale and agreements to sell land and options to purchase over a portion of a lot or lots for a term exceeding 20 years (including any option to renew or extend the term)
- classes of lease or licence for any duration over a portion of a lot or lots, which generally includes the the ability to sub-lease or sub-licence.
Please see the Lease, Licence, agreement and Option Guideline page for more information.
Requirement for an application
The WAPC has developed a decision-making matrix to assist stakeholders to determine whether the WAPC's approval may be required.
View the matrix
How to submit your application
Application forms listed below are interactive PDF files. To submit an application, download the form, complete the form on screen, save and submit the form and any other attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the attachments exceed the email size limit, please request a Large File Transfer from the above email address.
Please be aware that the agendas and minutes of WAPC meetings are made available on the PlanningWA website. As a result, information supplied to the WAPC relevant to your application or to assist the WAPC in making a determination may be subject to public access.
Forms and fees
Form 1B is an Application for approval by the Western Australian Planning Commission to a proposed lease, licence, option to purchase or agreement to sell a portion of freehold land under section 136 or an application for a class of lease or licence under section 139 of the Planning and Development Act 2005. The fee for a Form 1B is $588.
Where an amendment to a Form 1B application is required, applicants are to submit a Form 2B. There is no fee for a Form 2B.