The Shire of Derby West Kimberley proposes to replace its existing planning schemes with LPS 9, which is consistent with updates to the Planning and Development (Local Planning Scheme) Regulations 2015 and aligns with the Shire of Derby West Kimberley Local Planning Strategy.
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.
To rezone the amendment area from 'Future Development' to 'Tourism'.
The Shire of Harvey has initiated LPS 2 to replace the existing District Planning Scheme 1.
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.
The Shire of Dandaragan proposes to amend the zoning table to permit the use of ‘Caravan Park’ in the Harbour zone.
The Shire of Broome proposes to replace its existing planning scheme with an updated scheme which is in line with the Planning and Development (Local Planning Scheme) Regulations 2015. This includes updating Table 3 Zoning Table to include new use classes including ‘Waste disposal facility’ and ‘Waste storage facility’.
LPS 2 is proposed to replace the existing Local Planning Scheme 1. The changes are predominantly to update the Scheme to align with the Planning and Development Regulations 2015 and to reflect existing land use. The new scheme proposes a number of changes including new zones, rezoning’s, text updates, scheme provision amendments, additional uses to reflect actual land uses and the introduction of several Special Control Areas.
*The Shire of Exmouth has advised the EPA it will not be proceeding the scheme amendment.
The EPA will provide strategic advice to the Minister for Environment on the potential cumulative impacts of the activities and developments proposed for Exmouth Gulf. The assessment periods for Subsea 7‘s Learmonth Pipeline Fabrication Facility proposal and the Shire of Exmouth’s rezoning proposal will be extended so that the findings of this environmental study can be fully considered.
The Shire of Exmouth proposes Amendment 1 to rezone part of lots 223, 234, 235 and 1586 Minilya-Exmouth Road, Learmonth from 'Rural' and 'Foreshore Reserve' to 'Special Use 10' to facilitate the development of a pipeline fabrication facility (Learmonth Pipeline Fabrication Facility). The scheme amendment is being assessed on aspects that relate to the proposed change in zoning of the land.
The public review process for the scheme amendment is managed by the Shire of Exmouth and the review period will run from 2 October 2019 until the 30 November 2019. The documents below are also available on the Shire of Exmouth's website https://www.exmouth.wa.gov.au/ . To make a submission on these documents, or for more information about the scheme amendment, please contact the Shire of Exmouth at Sa1.firstname.lastname@example.org .
The EPA has published the Response to Submissions for the Scheme Amendment. The Response to Submissions for the Learmonth Pipeline Fabrication Facility proposal is available here under 3. Assessment, Environmental Review.