This planning bulletin assists users of the planning system in understanding the development approval process for public works throughout the state.
This bulletin is under review due to amendments to the Planning and Development Act 2005 gazetted September 2020.
It also outlines when a body must obtain WAPC approval to undertake development under a region scheme.
This bulletin supersedes planning bulletin 53.
The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this site may contain images of people who are deceased.