Amendment 1397/57 proposes to reclassify approximately 19.8 hectares of land along the Mangles Bay foreshore from the ‘Port Installations’ reserve to the ‘Public Purposes- Commonwealth Government’ and ‘Parks and Recreation’ reserves under the MRS.
Amendment 6 proposes to insert the new definition ‘Major Event’ temporarily (two weeks either side of the Solar Eclipse event) into both section 2.3 'Additional uses in Local Reserves' (AR1) and into Schedule 2 – ‘Additional Uses (A9)’.
The Shire of Exmouth has initiated Amendment 7, ‘Additional Use (A10)’, to provide temporary options in and around the Exmouth townsite to cater for and facilitate the Total Solar Eclipse event in April 2023. The temporary use is proposed for four weeks between 6 April 2023 and 4 May 2023. The ‘Additional Use’ proposes to temporally allow holiday house, holiday accommodation, camping ground, caravan park and car park uses as discretionary in the areas mentioned above and conditions to manage development impacts.
The City of Karratha proposes to introduce Special Control Area and Special Use zones in relation to the Cossack townsite to allow the consideration of low impact tourism development.