Local Planning Scheme 8

Local Planning Scheme No. 8

The Local Planning Scheme divides the local government district into zones to identify areas for particular uses and identifies land reserved for public purposes.  Most importantly, the Scheme controls the types of uses and development allowed in different reserves and zones with particular controls included for heritage and special control areas.  The Scheme Text also sets out the requirements for planning approval, enforcement of the Scheme provisions and nonconforming uses.
Key elements of Local Planning Scheme 8 include greater opportunities for living and working within walking distance and expanding the city centre to engage with its ‘three waters’ of the Indian Ocean, Leschenault Inlet and Koombana Bay.

Please click here to download a copy of the latest Local Planning Scheme Text and Maps from the Planning WA website. (It should be noted that the WAPC website adopts a colour palette for its maps that differs from the version gazetted as part of the Scheme and as a result there is variance in the display of some zone colours and notations).​ 

The Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015, affect arrangements for local planning strategies, schemes and amendments. The Regulations introduce a set of Deemed Provisions that have been incorporated into Local Planning Scheme No. 8.

Please click here to download a copy of the Deemed Provisions for Local Planning Schemes. 

If you have any queries in relation to the Scheme please contact the City of Bunbury on (08) 9792 7000 and ask to speak to a duty planner.