Planning Strategy and Policy

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Planning Strategy and Policy

The City of Busselton carries out a range of planning functions and considers many types of strategic planning proposals, including:

• Local Planning Scheme Amendments
• Local Planning Policies
• Structure Plans
• Activity Centre Plans

Your feedback is an important part of how the City considers planning proposals. Have your say!

Lodge a Submission by selection the relevant proposal below and submitting your online feedback.

Planning Strategy and Policy

The City of Busselton carries out a range of planning functions and considers many types of strategic planning proposals, including:

• Local Planning Scheme Amendments
• Local Planning Policies
• Structure Plans
• Activity Centre Plans

Your feedback is an important part of how the City considers planning proposals. Have your say!

Lodge a Submission by selection the relevant proposal below and submitting your online feedback.

  • Local Planning Scheme No.21 Amendment No.46

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    4 days ago

    PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2005


    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION


    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME No. 21, AMENDMENT No. 46



    Reference: AMD21/0046


    Notice is hereby given that the local government of the City of Busselton has prepared the abovementioned Scheme Amendment for the purpose of clarifying the requirement for:


    · a development application in specific Special Control Areas; and


    · a structure plan in the Rural Residential, Rural Landscape, Conservation and Bushland Protection zones.



    Submissions close on 26 August 2020. Documents have been deposited at the City Offices, Southern Drive Busselton during office hours.



    THIS AMENDMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR...

    PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2005


    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION


    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME No. 21, AMENDMENT No. 46



    Reference: AMD21/0046


    Notice is hereby given that the local government of the City of Busselton has prepared the abovementioned Scheme Amendment for the purpose of clarifying the requirement for:


    · a development application in specific Special Control Areas; and


    · a structure plan in the Rural Residential, Rural Landscape, Conservation and Bushland Protection zones.



    Submissions close on 26 August 2020. Documents have been deposited at the City Offices, Southern Drive Busselton during office hours.



    THIS AMENDMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT AND IT SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED THAT FINAL APPROVAL WILL BE GRANTED.



    MIKE ARCHER

    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


  • Local Planning Scheme No.21 Amendment 43

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    14 days ago


    PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2005


    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION


    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME No. 21 AMENDMENT No. 43



    Reference: AMD21/0043

    Notice is hereby given that the local government of the City of Busselton has prepared the abovementioned Scheme Amendment for the purpose of:

    Rezoning of Portion of Lot 22 Bussell Highway Yalyalup from 'Tourist' to 'Special Provision No.23' and 'Special Use No. 27'. The proposal is consistent with the objectives of the City of Busselton Local Planning Scheme No.21 (the Scheme) and applicable State and local planning frameworks, strategies, policies and legislation. The proposed amendment will allow...



    PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2005


    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION


    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME No. 21 AMENDMENT No. 43



    Reference: AMD21/0043

    Notice is hereby given that the local government of the City of Busselton has prepared the abovementioned Scheme Amendment for the purpose of:

    Rezoning of Portion of Lot 22 Bussell Highway Yalyalup from 'Tourist' to 'Special Provision No.23' and 'Special Use No. 27'. The proposal is consistent with the objectives of the City of Busselton Local Planning Scheme No.21 (the Scheme) and applicable State and local planning frameworks, strategies, policies and legislation. The proposed amendment will allow for the future provision of high-quality residential land, which will accommodate a growing population in the future.

    Please note that formal submissions in respect to these matters may also be lodged via ‘Your Say’; until the close of business Wednesday, 19 August 2020.

    THESE AMENDMENT AND STRUCTURE PLAN DOCUMENTS ARE MADE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION ON THE CITY OF BUSSELTON WEBSITE IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT AND IT SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED THAT FINAL APPROVAL WILL BE GRANTED.



    MIKE ARCHER
    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER



  • DP10/0009 - Draft Structure Plan - Lot 4069 (894) Commonage Road Yallingup

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    about 1 month ago


    Pursuant to Local Planning Scheme No. 21, the City invites public comment on a draft Structure Plan for Lot 4069 Hse No 894 Commonage Road, Yallingup.


    The Structure Plan proposes to create five (5) Rural Residential lots that range from 2.25ha to 8.48 ha in area, thereby achieving an average lot area of 5.8082ha. The majority of the vegetation on site is in excellent condition and will be retained in a proposed ‘Development Exclusion Area’. Access to the site will be via Commonage Road, and Butterly Road, with contiguous emergency access for Bushfire Management being provided between the two roads. ...


    Pursuant to Local Planning Scheme No. 21, the City invites public comment on a draft Structure Plan for Lot 4069 Hse No 894 Commonage Road, Yallingup.


    The Structure Plan proposes to create five (5) Rural Residential lots that range from 2.25ha to 8.48 ha in area, thereby achieving an average lot area of 5.8082ha. The majority of the vegetation on site is in excellent condition and will be retained in a proposed ‘Development Exclusion Area’. Access to the site will be via Commonage Road, and Butterly Road, with contiguous emergency access for Bushfire Management being provided between the two roads.

    Submissions shall close on 8th July 2020. If you do not have access to the internet or a computer and have a particular interest in viewing and/or commenting on this proposal, please contact the City of Busselton on 08 9781 1731 for assistance.

    Any queries you may have in relation to the Draft Structure Plan can be directed to Janine Eriksson on 9781 0444.



    MIKE ARCHER
    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


  • DP20/0001 Draft Modified Structure Plan - Dunsborough Lakes Structure Plan (Amendment 4) Lot 41 & 9071 Commonage Road Dunsborough

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    about 2 months ago

    Pursuant to Local Planning Scheme No. 21, the City invites public comment on a draft Modified Structure Plan – Dunsborough Lakes (Amd No.4) Lots 41 and 9071 Commonage Road Dunsborough.

    The Draft Structure Plan proposes to modify the residential layout to provide a greater variety of lot sizes and a more efficient road layout.


    Submissions close on 17th June 2020. If you do not have access to the internet or a computer, please contact the City of Busselton on 08 9781 1731 for assistance.

    Any queries you may have in relation to the Draft Modified Structure Plan...

    Pursuant to Local Planning Scheme No. 21, the City invites public comment on a draft Modified Structure Plan – Dunsborough Lakes (Amd No.4) Lots 41 and 9071 Commonage Road Dunsborough.

    The Draft Structure Plan proposes to modify the residential layout to provide a greater variety of lot sizes and a more efficient road layout.


    Submissions close on 17th June 2020. If you do not have access to the internet or a computer, please contact the City of Busselton on 08 9781 1731 for assistance.

    Any queries you may have in relation to the Draft Modified Structure Plan can be directed to Louise Koroveshi on 9781 0444.



    MIKE ARCHER

    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

  • Draft Local Planning Policy - LPP Exempt Development

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    about 2 months ago

    Pursuant to Schedule 2 of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015, Council has adopted, for the purposes of community consultation, Outbuildings and Non-Habitable Buildings Policy & Exempt Development Policy on the 13th May 2020.


    LPP Exempt Development


    The draft Policy seeks to:


    • Establish additional exemptions for development from requiring a development approval in addition to the exemptions already applicable under the Planning and Development Regulations 2015 and the City of Busselton Local Planning Scheme No. 21; and
    • Streamline the land use planning regulatory process and ensure acceptable development outcomes are maintained.


    Please register online and complete...

    Pursuant to Schedule 2 of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015, Council has adopted, for the purposes of community consultation, Outbuildings and Non-Habitable Buildings Policy & Exempt Development Policy on the 13th May 2020.


    LPP Exempt Development


    The draft Policy seeks to:


    • Establish additional exemptions for development from requiring a development approval in addition to the exemptions already applicable under the Planning and Development Regulations 2015 and the City of Busselton Local Planning Scheme No. 21; and
    • Streamline the land use planning regulatory process and ensure acceptable development outcomes are maintained.


    Please register online and complete the survey to make a submission regarding this proposal on or before Wednesday 24th June 2020.

    If you do not have access to the internet, the proposal is available for viewing at the City of Busselton Civic and Administration Centre, 2 Southern Drive, Busselton; or please call Planning Enquiries on 9781 1731.


    Please be aware that details of your submission may be made available to the applicant for the opportunity to respond. In certain instances your submission may also be used to form part of a Council report making it a public document.


    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
    CITY OF BUSSELTON


  • Draft Local Planning Policy - LPP Outbuildings and Non-Habitable Buildings

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    about 2 months ago


    Pursuant to Schedule 2 of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015, Council has adopted, for the purposes of community consultation, Outbuildings and Non-Habitable Buildings Policy on the 13th May 2020.


    LPP Outbuildings and Non-habitable buildings


    This local planning policy will replace the City’s current two local planning policies that apply to outbuildings and non-habitable buildings. This local planning policy will incorporate all outbuilding provisions into one LPP and proposes revised provisions in some instances.


    The draft Policy seeks to:

    • Consolidate development requirements for all outbuildings and non-habitable buildings; and
    • Ensure outbuildings and Non-Habitable buildings do not...


    Pursuant to Schedule 2 of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015, Council has adopted, for the purposes of community consultation, Outbuildings and Non-Habitable Buildings Policy on the 13th May 2020.


    LPP Outbuildings and Non-habitable buildings


    This local planning policy will replace the City’s current two local planning policies that apply to outbuildings and non-habitable buildings. This local planning policy will incorporate all outbuilding provisions into one LPP and proposes revised provisions in some instances.


    The draft Policy seeks to:

    • Consolidate development requirements for all outbuildings and non-habitable buildings; and
    • Ensure outbuildings and Non-Habitable buildings do not unreasonably detract from the streetscape and/or the visual amenity of residents or neighbouring properties and are of a form and scale consistent with the Objectives of the Zone in which they are located as well as their intended use and the use of the property.


    Please register online and complete the survey to make a submission regarding this proposal on or before Wednesday 24th June 2020.



    If you do not have access to the internet, the proposal is available for viewing at the City of Busselton Civic and Administration Centre, 2 Southern Drive, Busselton; or please call Planning Enquiries on 9781 1731.



    Please be aware that details of your submission may be made available to the applicant for the opportunity to respond. In certain instances your submission may also be used to form part of a Council report making it a public document.


    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


    CITY OF BUSSELTON





  • Local Planning Scheme No.21 Amendment 45 and Associated Structure Plan

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    3 months ago


    PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2005

    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION

    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME No. 21 AMENDMENT No. 45

    AND

    ASSOCIATED STRUCTURE PLAN


    Reference: AMD21/0045 & DP19/0006

    Notice is hereby given that the local government of the City of Busselton has prepared the abovementioned Scheme Amendment (and associated Structure Plan) for the purpose of:

    Deleting Additional Use 52 from Schedule 2 Additional Uses, and Amending Schedule 3 – Special Provision Area 71 (SP 71) on the Scheme Map. The following uses shall be deemed to be “A” uses for the purposes of Part 4 of the Scheme:

    · Art...


    PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2005

    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION

    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME No. 21 AMENDMENT No. 45

    AND

    ASSOCIATED STRUCTURE PLAN


    Reference: AMD21/0045 & DP19/0006

    Notice is hereby given that the local government of the City of Busselton has prepared the abovementioned Scheme Amendment (and associated Structure Plan) for the purpose of:

    Deleting Additional Use 52 from Schedule 2 Additional Uses, and Amending Schedule 3 – Special Provision Area 71 (SP 71) on the Scheme Map. The following uses shall be deemed to be “A” uses for the purposes of Part 4 of the Scheme:

    · Art Gallery

    · Brewery

    · Chalet

    · Exhibition Centre

    · Hotel

    · Reception Centre

    · Rural Holiday Resort

    · Small Bar

    · Tavern

    · Tourist Accommodation

    · Winery


    Development within the Special Provision Area shall be limited to 2,500m2 NLA, other than for:

    · Development associated with the use (but not expansion) of existing buildings on the land (as at 1 January 2019); or

    · Development of a Single House or development ancillary to a Single House; or

    · Use of a Single House or development ancillary to a Single House as a Holiday Home (Single House), Bed and Breakfast, Home Business, Home Occupation or Home Office.



    Please complete the survey to make a submission regarding this proposal on or before the 27th May 2020.


    THESE AMENDMENT AND STRUCTURE PLAN DOCUMENTS ARE MADE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION ON THE CITY OF BUSSELTON WEBSITE IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT AND IT SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED THAT FINAL APPROVAL WILL BE GRANTED.



    MIKE ARCHER
    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER



  • DP20/0002 - Draft Structure Plan - Lot 10 (No. 8) Ocean View Drive Quindalup

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    4 months ago
    DRAFT STRUCTURE PLAN AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
    LOT 10 (NO. 8) OCEAN VIEW DRIVE QUINDALUP

    Pursuant to Local Planning Scheme No. 21, the City invites public comment on a draft Structure Plan forLot 10 (No. 8) Ocean View Drive QUINDALUP.

    The Draft Structure Plan proposes to provide a basis for the future subdivision of the land into two Rural Residential lots at Lot 10 Ocean View Drive Quindalup.

    Details, plans and the lodging of a submission for this proposal may be accessed via ‘Your Say’ athttps://yoursay.busselton.wa.gov.au/DP20-0002 - submissions close on 15th April 2020. Documents and Plans have...

    DRAFT STRUCTURE PLAN AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
    LOT 10 (NO. 8) OCEAN VIEW DRIVE QUINDALUP

    Pursuant to Local Planning Scheme No. 21, the City invites public comment on a draft Structure Plan forLot 10 (No. 8) Ocean View Drive QUINDALUP.

    The Draft Structure Plan proposes to provide a basis for the future subdivision of the land into two Rural Residential lots at Lot 10 Ocean View Drive Quindalup.

    Details, plans and the lodging of a submission for this proposal may be accessed via ‘Your Say’ athttps://yoursay.busselton.wa.gov.au/DP20-0002 - submissions close on 15th April 2020. Documents and Plans have been deposited at the City Offices, 2 Southern Drive Busselton during office hours.

    Any queries you may have in relation to the Draft Structure Plan can be directed to Joanna Wilkinson on 9781 0444.

    MIKE ARCHER
    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


  • DP18-0005 Draft Modified Vasse Structure Plan

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    4 months ago

    DRAFT MODIFIED STRUCTURE PLAN AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

    Pursuant to Local Planning Scheme No. 21, the City invites public comment on a draft Modified Vasse Structure Plan.

    The Draft Structure Plan proposes to align the Structure Plan with the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 and Amendment 28 (Omnibus 3) to Local Planning Scheme 21 (LPS21).

    Please complete the survey to make a submission regarding this proposal on or before Wednesday 8th April 2020.

    If you do not have access to the internet, the proposal is available for viewing at the City of Busselton Civic and...

    DRAFT MODIFIED STRUCTURE PLAN AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

    Pursuant to Local Planning Scheme No. 21, the City invites public comment on a draft Modified Vasse Structure Plan.

    The Draft Structure Plan proposes to align the Structure Plan with the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 and Amendment 28 (Omnibus 3) to Local Planning Scheme 21 (LPS21).

    Please complete the survey to make a submission regarding this proposal on or before Wednesday 8th April 2020.

    If you do not have access to the internet, the proposal is available for viewing at the City of Busselton Civic and Administration Centre, 2 Southern Drive, Busselton.

    Any queries you may have in relation to the Draft Modified Structure Plan can be directed to Louise Koroveshi on 9781 0444.

    MIKEARCHER
    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER


  • Local Planning Scheme No.21 Amendment 44

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    4 months ago

    PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2005

    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION

    STANDARD AMENDMENT

    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME No. 21

    Amendment No. 44

    Reference: AMD21/0044

    Notice is hereby given that the local government of the City of Busselton has prepared the abovementioned Scheme Amendment for the purpose of:

    Rezoning Lot 69 (No. 10) Rosemary Drive, Lots 48 (No. 26) & 49 (No. 28) Causeway Road and Lot 100 (No. 15) Southern Drive, Busselton from 'Residential R30' and 'Tourist' to 'Special Use No.30'.

    Land uses being considered under the ‘Special Use’ designation include:

    PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2005

    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION

    STANDARD AMENDMENT

    LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME No. 21

    Amendment No. 44

    Reference: AMD21/0044

    Notice is hereby given that the local government of the City of Busselton has prepared the abovementioned Scheme Amendment for the purpose of:

    Rezoning Lot 69 (No. 10) Rosemary Drive, Lots 48 (No. 26) & 49 (No. 28) Causeway Road and Lot 100 (No. 15) Southern Drive, Busselton from 'Residential R30' and 'Tourist' to 'Special Use No.30'.

    Land uses being considered under the ‘Special Use’ designation include:

    • Club Premises;
    • Community Purpose;
    • Consulting Rooms;
    • Medical Centre;
    • Reception Centre;
    • Office; and
    • A range of residential-based uses.

    Details, plans and documents have also been deposited at the City Offices, 2 Southern Drive, Busselton during office hours. Submissios for this proposal close on 22nd April 2020.

    THIS AMENDMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT AND IT SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED THAT FINAL APPROVAL WILL BE GRANTED.

    MIKE ARCHER
    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER