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How to submit a Planning Application
  1. Gather documents

    • Current copy of Certificate of Title
    • ​Site Plan, Floor Plan and Elevations to scale
    • Lots identified in bushfire prone ares
    • Detailed written statement 


    Ensure you read the planning application checklist below before you lodge your application.

  2. Apply for Planning Approval

    To lodge a planning application, you need to complete the following steps:

    1. Submit a Planning Application via eProperty

    2. Complete and upload all forms in the application package for planning approval


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    If you have previously lodged a Planning Application use your login email and password for eProperty. 

    Please note - if you do not have a log in for eProperty, please submit your application online. 

  3. Fees & Charges

    Determination of development application (other than for an extractive industry) where the estimated cost of the development is:

    Estimated cost of development ($) Fee

    Under 50,000

    $147

    50,000 - 500,000

    0.32% of the estimated cost of development

    500,000 - 2.5 million

    $1,700 + 0.257% for every $1 in excess of $500,000

    2.5 million - 5 million

    $7,161 + 0.206% for every $1 in excess of $2.5 million

    5 million - 21.5 million

    $12,633 + 0.123% for every $1 in excess of $5 million

    Greater than 21.5 million

    $34,196


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  4. Timeframe

    Your application will be processed within the statutory timeframe between 60 to 90 days (depending on advertising and the period of time for advertising as required), in accordance with Section 52 (2) of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Scheme) Regulations 2015.
  5. Track your application

    You can view the progrress of your application here: 

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How to submit a Subdivision Clearance Application
  1. Gather documents

    • Two copies of the Deposited/Survey Plan (Scale 1:100 or 1:200)

    • Payment of receipt of clearance fee

    • Copy of WAPC approval and plan.


    If applicable, please provide:

    • Payment receipt of developer contribution

    • Statutory Declaration for septic sewer systems and associated pipework

    • Satutory Declaration for bore holes and/or wells

    • Swimming Pool Compaction Certificate 

    • Two copies of Bond Schedule

    • Twp copies of Staging Plan

    • Geotechnical Report

    • Payment receipt of supervision fee

    • Payment receipt of Structure Plan/POS fee

    • Payment receipt of maintenance bond

    • Payment receipt of outsanding works bond

    • Drainage as-con

    • Legal agreements

    • Street tree planting or bond.

  2. Apply for Subdivision approval

    To lodge a planning application, you need to complete the following steps:

    1. Complete and upload all forms required
    2. ​Submit a Subdivision Clearance Application via eProperty.


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    If you have previously lodged a Planning Application, use your login email and password for eProperty.

  3. Fees and Charges

    Subdivision clearances

    Not more than five lots

    $73 per lot

    More than five lots but not more than 195 lots

    $73 per lot for the first five lots then $35 per lot

    More than 195 lots  

    $7,393

     


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  4. Timeframe

    Your application will be processed within the statutory timeframe between 60 to 90 days (depending on advertising and the period of time for advertising as required), in accordance with Section 52 (2) of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Scheme) Regulations 2015.

  5. Track my application

    You can view the progrress of your application here:

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How to submit a Local Development Plan (LDP)
  1. Gather Documents

    The application must include:

    • A cover letter detailing the specifics of the local development plan

    • A scaled local development plan 

    • The appropriate fee being paid.

  2. Apply for Local Development Plan (LDP)

    To lodge a LDP, you need to complete the following steps:

    1. Complete and upload all forms required
    2. ​Submit a Local Development Plan Application via eProperty


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    If you have previously lodged for a Planning Application, use your login email and password for eProperty.

     

  3. Fees and Charges

    Local development plans

    Local Development Plan   

    $1500

    Modification to Local Development Plan

    $750

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  4. Timeframe

    Your application will be processed within the statutory timeframe between 60 to 120 days (depending on advertising and the period of time for advertising as required), in accordance with Section 52 (2) of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Scheme) Regulations 2015.

  5. Track my application

    You can view the progrress of your application here:

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More information and contact

Should you require further information regarding your Planning Application, contact Planning Admistration via email or phone 08 9411 3444.
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Contact

Address

9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
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Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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