Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015

The Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) were gazetted on 25 August and took effect on 19 October 2015, replacing the Town Planning Regulations 1967.


Proposed amendments to the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015

The Department is currently progressing changes to the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 (LPS Regs) to address further reform measures that will support development activity and job creation.

These amendments consist of over 100 proposals which will be delivered in separate tranches.  The first consists of 30 proposals designed to streamline development assessment processes and reduce unnecessary red tape. These are currently open for comment. 

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Regulations

The Regulations are a major part of Western Australia’s planning reform agenda, affecting arrangements for local planning strategies, schemes and amendments. In addition to a Model Scheme Text, the Regulations introduce a set of deemed provisions that form part of every local planning scheme in the State.

Detailed flowcharts are available on the Planning process flow charts page.

Page last reviewed 20 August 2020
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