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South East and South West Disctricts Omnibus 3


The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) is seeking public comment on a proposal to amend the Metropolitan Region Scheme for land in the local governments of Armadale, Cockburn, Gosnells, Kwinana, Rockingham and Serpentine-Jarrahdale.

The purpose of the amendment is to update various zones and reservations in the South East and South West districts of the Perth Metropolitan Region Scheme (MRS).

Proposals within the amendment include; small scale amendments to the region scheme, the rationalisation of zones and reservations to match cadastral boundaries, updates to reflect infrastructure or buildings as constructed, and other general updates to ensure the MRS is kept up-to-date as the statutory regional plan for Perth. The amendment contains 22 separate proposals.

Making a submission

Submissions close 5pm, Friday 23 November 2018. Late submissions will not be considered.

Online submissions can be made using the online feedback form below.

Alternatively, you can download the submission form and post your written feedback to: The Secretary, WAPC, Locked Bag 2506, Perth WA 6001 or lodge via email to

Display locations

The amendment report and plans showing the proposed change are available to download above, or hardcopies are available for viewing in person at:

  • WAPC, 140 William Street, Perth
  • State Library of WA, Level 3 Alexander Library Building, Perth Cultural Centre
  • City of Armadale
  • City of Cockburn
  • City of Gosnells
  • City of Kwinana
  • City of Rockingham
  • Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale

If you have a question

If you have any questions please contact Ms Katina Marchbank at the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage on 6551 9568. 

How long does an MRS amendment take?

In general, a major MRS amendment usually takes 24 months to complete, depending on the environmental assessment process, the number of submissions and requests for hearings. The WAPC will consider all submissions before making a recommendation to the Minister for Planning.

If you would like more information on the MRS process and how amendments are made, please see Your property and the planning system – region schemes.


21 September to 23 November 2018  – MRS amendment open for public comment.