Review of scheme No. 2 with changes to the scheme text and maps.
The Hope Valley Wattleup Redevelopment Project Master Plan is a scheme pursuant to the Environmental Protection Act 1986. In accordance with the requirements of the Hope Valley-Wattleup Redevelopment Act 2000, the scheme was referred to the EPA for the EPA to make a decision on whether or not to assess the scheme.
The Redevelopment Area is close to coastal industrial development that includes the Kwinana Industrial Area, Western Australia’s main heavy industry location. The Master Plan proposes a change in land use for the Redevelopment Area to predominantly industrial and commercial land uses. Current land uses are mixed and include two townsites, extractive industries, other industry, waste disposal, market gardens, turf farms, nurseries and other rural uses, rural residential, cleared land and bushland.
The Redevelopment Area is:
The Western Australian Planning Commission proposes Metropolitan Region Scheme (MRS) Amendment 991/33 - South West Districts Omnibus (No. 3B) which comprises 23 proposed modifications to the MRS. The EPA determined that of these 23 proposals, four required Environmental Review, namely:
Proposal to rezone Part Lots 521 and 523 South Western Highway, Byford from "Rural" to "Residential", "Commercial", "Public Open Space Reserve", "Public and community Purpose Reserve" and "Mixed Use". The area is currently zoned "Urban" and "Urban Deferred" under the Metropolitan Region Scheme.