Planning Bulletin 102 - Section 76 of the Planning and Development Act

As part of the Government’s commitment to streamlining and improving the planning approvals process in Western Australia, the WA Parliament passed Approvals and Related Reforms (No. 4) (Planning) Act 2010 (the 2010 Amendment Act).

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The 2010 Amendment Act contained a number of amendments to the Planning and Development Act 2005 that are designed to improve the planning system.

The previous provisions under section 76 allowed the Minister to direct a local government to prepare or adopt a local planning scheme. The 2010 Amendment Act clarifies that the Minister can also direct a local government to prepare or adopt an amendment to a local planning scheme. The amendments under section 76 substantially commenced on 22 November 2010.

Page last reviewed 3 January 2019
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