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Local Planning Strategy and Draft Local Planning Scheme 5

Local Planning Strategy

The endorsed Local Planning Strategy 2014 (LPS) sets out the city’s objectives for future planning and development and is used to inform any amendments to the city’s Town Planning Scheme No .4 and the preparation of Town Planning Scheme No. 5.
 
In setting out the long-term planning directions for the city’s, the LPS must align with State planning policies and strategies in the local context and provide a detailed rationale for the zones and provisions of the city’s Town Planning Scheme.
 
As part of its review of Town Planning Scheme No. 4 and preparation of the new Local Planning Scheme No. 5, the city is undertaking a review of its Local Planning Strategy to ensure that it is modified to reflect recent boundary changes removing the southern ward, reflects the current state planning framework\ and is based on up-to-date census data and statistics. The revised Local Planning Strategy and new Local Planning Scheme No. 5 will be submitted to the State Government for consideration concurrently.

Download a copy of the Current Local Planning Strategy (PDF, 14.1MB)

Draft Local Planning Scheme no. 5

In accordance with the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015, the city is required to review its Town Planning Scheme by October 2017. Accordingly, at its meeting of 22 November 2016, council resolved to prepare a new Local Planning Scheme, which will ensure that the city’s statutory planning framework reflects best practice for managing land use and development. This work is to be undertaken in accordance with Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 and will reflect the needs of a growing population by providing a local response to state government strategies and policies to accommodate population growth.

Download a copy of the Draft Local Planning Scheme no. 5 (PDF, 1.9MB)