This planning bulletin provides greater certainty for the local government and the growing holiday home sector.
The guidelines have been developed in response to the growing number of holiday homes - particularly in popular tourism destinations - over the past decade.
The guidelines propose possible changes to local planning schemes and the preparation of policies tailored to address specific issues encountered by local governments in their region.
Other key proposals include:
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.
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