The WAPC’s operational policies, often referred to as development control or DC policies, sit within a structure which is established under the State Planning Strategy and Statement of Planning Policy No.1 State Planning Framework.
Additional guidelines and manuals have also been prepared to assist in a variety of planning issues and are available at the Planning guidelines and manuals page.
The policies are reviewed regularly to ensure accuracy and consistency.
|1.1||Subdivision of Land - General Principles||June 2004|
|1.2||Development Control - General Principles||August 2004|
|1.3||Strata Titles||June 2009|
|1.4||Functional Road Classification for Planning||June 1998|
|1.5||Bicycle Planning||July 1998|
|1.6||Planning to Support Transit Use and Transit Oriented Development||January 2006|
|1.7||General Road Planning||June 1998|
|1.8||Canal Estates and Artificial Waterway Developments||May 2012|
|1.9||Amendments to region schemes||March 2010|
Location and Design of Freeway Service Centres
This policy is under revision. A draft Policy is available for download and public comment.
|2.2||Residential Subdivision||August 2013|
|2.3||Public Open Space in Residential Areas||May 2002|
|2.4||School Site||October 1998|
|2.5||Special Residential Zones||June 1998|
|2.6||Residential Road Planning||June 1998|
|3.4||Subdivision of Rural Land||February 2012|
Industrial and commercial
|4.1||Industrial Subdivision||July 1988|
|4.2||Planning for Hazards and Safety||June 1991|
Land reserved by the Metropolitan Region Scheme
|5.1||Regional Roads (Vehicular Access)||June 1998|
|5.3||Use of Land Reserved for Parks and Recreation and Regional Open Space||November 2011|
|5.4||Advertising on Reserved Land||March 2005|