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.email@example.com .
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.
Amendment 43 proposes rezone part of Lot 22 Bussell Highway, Yalyalup from ‘Tourism’, ‘Special Use 15 (Road Purposes) and ‘Reserve for Recreation” to ‘Special Use 27 (Yalyalup Development), and include the land within ‘Special Provision Area 23’. This is to facilitate the development of the land for residential purposes as part of the ongoing development of the Provence Estate.
The City of Swan proposes to rezone a portion of Lot 1354 Great Northern Highway and a portion of Lot 1314 Chittering Road, Bullsbrook from ‘General Rural’ to ‘Residential Development’. An additional use which allows a Green Waste Recycling facility for Lot 1314 will be removed.
The amendment proposes to rezone Lots 800-804, 192, 194 and 35 Great Northern Highway, Muchea within the Muchea Employment Node Structure Plan from ‘Agricultural Resource’ zone to ‘Light Industrial’ zone. It is proposed to amend the Zoning Table for the land uses ‘Concrete Batching Plant’, ‘Workforce Accommodation’ and ‘Fast Food Outlet’ in the Light Industrial and General Industrial zones; and add provisions for Precinct 3 of the Muchea Industrial Park to Schedule 11 – Muchea Employment Node Special Control Area.
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 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