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Part 11B Significant Development Pathway forms and fees

Forms and fees, and details of the application steps.

Form 11B-1 Lodgement process

The process for submitting a Form 11B-1 significant development application to the Western Australian Planning Commission is as follows:

1. To commence the process, do one of the following:

2. Upon completion of pre-lodgement

  • After pre-lodgement engagement or receiving the response to the pre-lodgement advice request, you can submit your development application through the Planning Online Lodgement Portal


An application will be accepted for assessment when the Department has received all relevant information, the appropriate application form and payment of the application fee. Applicants are advised that information and plans lodged as part of the application will form part of the agenda of the Statutory Planning Committee meetings.

Premier authorisation and dealing with conflicts

Proposals not meeting value thresholds for eligibility may apply be authorised by the Premier on the recommendation of the Minister for Planning to lodge an application on the grounds that the application raised matters of State or regional importance.


A fee will be required to be paid to confirm lodgement of the application and the amount shall be in accordance with the published schedule. Fees are exempt from GST. Payment details will be provided to the applicant when you lodge your application.

View the Part 11B fee schedule

Amendments (Form 11B-2)

In the event that you need to amend your approved development, including applying to extend the Substantial Commencement period, or cancel your approval, please complete Form 11B-2 - Significant Development - Application to amend/cancel development approval.

Amendments are submitted through the Planning Online Lodgement Portal, by selecting the ’Other Applications’.

Satisfying conditions

The Department, on behalf of the WAPC, is responsible for determining whether all pre-construction/pre-occupancy conditions of approval (conditions that need to be satisfied prior to lodging a building permit and/or occupancy permit) have been satisfied for Part 11B development approvals. Applicants should submit the Clearance of Conditions Matrix and copies of all technical reports and supporting documentation specified in the conditions, together with a copy of the final working drawings prepared for a building permit application.

Where a condition includes "on the advice of", the applicant should engage with the relevant agency or local government directly when preparing any required documentation before seeking confirmation from the Department that the condition has been satisfied.