Western Australian Planning Commission


What to look for when choosing a well-designed house or apartment

Here are ten, easy-to-follow principles of good design to use when buying or renting your next house or apartment.
Draft report

Draft lifting of urban deferment guidelines

The WAPC has endorsed a draft update to the Guidelines for the Lifting of Urban Deferment - that specify requirements for a transfer of land from the urban deferred to urban zone in a region planning scheme. The draft guidelines are open for public comment...

Guidelines for planning in bushfire prone areas

These guidelines are intended to assist in determining appropriate land use planning in relation to bushfire prone areas across the State of Western Australia; specifying the requirements to be met at each stage of the planning process; and ensuring that necessary bushfire protection measures are...
Technical report

Geraldton regional land supply assessment 2017

This Regional Land Supply Assessment report analyses land supply in the Geraldton urban area, taking into account regional business and economic trends, lot activity and dwelling approvals, current residential densities, constraints to development and the potential timing of future land releases.

State planning strategy 2050

Overview The Minister for Planning, the Hon John Day MLA, launched the State Planning Strategy 2050 in June 2014. The State Planning Strategy provides the strategic context for planning and development decisions throughout the State. Prepared by the Department of Planning on behalf of the...