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Oct 19, 2015

The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) recently released the Draft Liveable Neighbourhoods (2015) operational policy for public comment.  The submission period will conclude on 13 November, 2015.

The draft policy is a review of the previous editions and includes modifications to specific ‘Element’ provisions, updates to ensure consistency with the current planning framework and the general restructuring of the overall document.

Draft Liveable Neighbourhoods Review

To assist in understanding how the changes may impact your development, Rowe Group has undertaken a review of the proposed draft and provides a concise summary of the key changes and new provisions of interest. For further information or advice please do not hesitate to contact our Office.

Amendment to State Planning Policy 3.1 – Residential Design Codes: Multiple dwellings, parking and other incidental changes becomes operational on the
23 October, 2015

The Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) were gazetted on 25 August and take effect on 19 October 2015, replacing the Town Planning Regulations 1967.