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Ocean Reef Marina Redevelopment

   Amendment Report  (3872.12 KB)

   Amending Plan 3.2577  (953.38 KB)

   Detail Plan 1.5903  (6622.18 KB)

   Detail Plan 1.5904  (692.45 KB)

   Detail Plan 1.5925  (614.15 KB)

   Submission Form  (90.66 KB)

Call for Public Submissions

The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) intends to amend the Metropolitan Region Scheme (MRS) for land in the local government of Joondalup and is seeking public comment.

MRS Major Amendment 1270/41 seeks to rationalise various zones and reserves, and part of Bush Forever Site 325 to facilitate the redevelopment of the existing Ocean Reef Marina Boat Harbour.

Display locations

Plans showing the proposed change and the WAPC’s amendment report, which explains the proposal, are available for public inspection online from Tuesday 22 November 2016 to Friday 24 February 2017.

Hard copies can also be viewed in person at:

  • Western Australian Planning Commission, 140 William Street, Perth
  • J S Battye Library, Level 3 Alexander Library Building, Perth Cultural Centre
  • City of Perth, Council House, 27 St Georges Terrace, Perth
  • City of Fremantle, Town Hall Centre, 8 William Street, Fremantle WA 6160
  • City of Joondalup, Administration Building, 90 Boas Avenue, Joondalup WA 6027
  • City of Wanneroo, Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo WA 6065
  • Office of the Environmental Protection Authority, The Atrium, 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth


Any person who desires to make a submission to support, object or provide comment on any part of the proposed amendment should do so on a Form 41, which is available for download above, within the Amendment Report and from the display locations.

Written submissions can be lodged online via the:

online consultation button

or by email to or by post to:

The Secretary
Western Australian Planning Commission
Locked Bag 2506
Perth WA 6001

Submissions close 5pm, Friday 24 February 2017. Late submissions will not be considered.

After submissions close

The WAPC will consider all submissions (including hearings) before making a final recommendation to the Minister for Planning. The Amendment will then be presented to the Governor, and if approved, will be tabled in both houses of Parliament for a decision.

The MRS Amendment cannot be finalised until the Minister for the Environment has determined the separate Public Environmental Review.

More information

Please direct queries for more information on the MRS Amendment and making a submission to the Department of Planning by email to or telephone (08) 6551 9000.

Negotiated Planning Outcome

A draft Negotiated Planning Outcome (NPO) to secure an appropriate conservation outcome for Bush Forever Site 325 has been prepared by the City of Joondalup in consultation with the Department of Planning, Department of Parks and Wildlife and the Office of the Environmental Protection Authority.

The NPO is available for public comment through the City of Joondalup at the same time as the MRS amendment and Public Environmental Review. The NPO is required to be finalised prior to a final decision being made on the MRS amendment.

The NPO can be viewed online at the City of Joondalup website.

Queries and submissions on the NPO can be emailed to

Public Environmental Review

The proposal to construct and operate the Ocean Reef Marina (marine-based components) is being assessed through a Public Environmental Review. The Environmental Protection Authority’s assessment of the marina proposal is required to be finalised prior to the WAPC making a final determination on the Amendment.

Submissions on the Public Environmental Review should be made through