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.
Amendment 132 proposes to amend the ‘Special Use Zone 6’ map and text to reflect the Environmental Protection (Western Swamp Tortoise Habitat) Policy 2011 policy area and requirements, with most lots be rezoned from ‘General Rural’ to the ‘Special Use Zone 6’. Lot 51 Almeria Parade, Lot 2 and 23 Apple Street and Lot 43 Great Northern Highway, Upper Swan have been omitted from the ‘Special Use Zone 6’ and will remain in the ‘General Rural’ zone.
Amendment 13 proposes to rezone Lot 115 Padbury Street, Moora from Rural Residential to Industrial zone. Rezoning will facilitate development of an agricultural and construction machinery dealership.
The Shire of Toodyay proposes to replace its existing scheme 4 with an updated scheme 5.
The Western Australian Planning Commission proposes to rezone approximately 110 ha of land in Piara Waters from the ‘Rural-Water Protection’ zone to the ‘Urban’ and ‘Urban Deferred’ zones, and ‘Primary Regional Roads’ reservation. The rezoning will facilitate urban development.
The Western Australian Planning Commission proposes to rezone approximately 13 hectares of land in Piara Waters from the ‘Rural-Water Protection’ zone to the ‘Public Purposes – High School’ reservation. The amendment will facilitate the future construction of a new high school.
Rezoning Lots 1, 2, 7,12,13, 36, 37 and 38 Caporn Street, Wanneroo from Rural Resource to
Removal of Additional Use 52 from the 'Rural Residential' zoned Lot 30 Millbrook Road,
Yallingup and introduction of Special Provision 71 to a portion of Lot 30 Millbrook Road
(proposed Lot 8 Millbrook Road) to include a number of additional 'A' uses.
Modifying the Scheme Map to rezone Lot 221 Lakes Road and parts of Lot 400 Paterson Road, Nambeelup, from ‘Rural’ to ‘Industrial Development – Nambeelup’ zone.