The City of Karratha proposes to introduce Special Control Area and Additional Uses over Jarman Island to allow the consideration of low impact tourism development.
Local Planning Scheme 8 is proposed to replace the existing Town Planning Scheme 7. The changes are predominantly to update the Scheme to align with the Planning and Development Regulations 2015, ensure consistency with the Greater Bunbury Region Scheme and to reflect existing land use. The new scheme proposes a number of changes including new zones, rezonings, text updates, scheme provision amendments, additional uses to reflect actual land uses and the introduction of several Special Control Areas.
Transfer of zones and reserves within the City's former Town Planning Scheme 1A into the
existing contemporary Local Planning Scheme 1. No changes to zones or reserves are proposed
in the amendment.