The last Community Information Session
was held on Saturday (25 May) at Dalkeith Hall with approximately 100 people
attending to ask questions on the newly gazetted Local Planning Scheme 3.
If you missed one of the sessions, or
have follow up questions, you can always call the City on 9273 3500 to talk to
Thank you to everyone who participated in these information sessions.
The City’s planning staff have been busy explaining the new Local Planning Scheme 3 to the community through a series of information sessions. The second session was held this Wednesday at the Administration Centre and the last to be held Saturday afternoon in Dalkeith Hall.
The session at the Administration Centre was well attended with over 70 people at the Council office.
Most people are keen to understand the changes the new scheme brings in the impacts or potential impacts have on their property.
Feedback so far has been positive with comments praising the format of the information sessions and the advice provided.
You can still attend one more session. The last community information session will be held at Dalkeith Hall this Saturday 25 May, from 2.30pm – 4.30pm.
The Community Information Session held at the Mt Claremont
Community Centre on Wednesday, 15 May was very successful with approximately 80
If you haven't been to an Community Information Session, and
intend to, please do so soon - there are only two left.
The next information session is
this Wednesday, 22 May at the Council Administration Building from 5pm – 7pm
and the last information session will be held this Saturday, 25 May at the Dalkeith
Hall from 2.30pm - 4.30pm.
Please note that there is no formal presentation, it is simply
an opportunity to speak with a planner and ask any questions you have.
The Residential Design Codes Information Sheet, which will be
available at the information sessions, is also now available in the Document
The City has now received the new Local Planning Scheme No. 3 as published in the Government Gazette on Tuesday, 16 April.
The new scheme can be viewed in the document library on this page or by visiting the Department of Planning's website.
The City of Nedlands Local Planning Scheme No.3 has been published in the Government Gazette and all planning decisions will now be based on the new Scheme.
Local Planning Scheme No.3 changes the zoning, land use permissions, density codes and development standards for the City of Nedlands. To assist the community in understanding the new requirements, the City will be holding a number of information sessions throughout May.
The approved scheme will available in the document library as soon as the documents are received from the Department of Planning.
For enquiries please contact the planning team on 9273 3500.
The City has
received notification from the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage
advising that the WAPC has considered the Scheme and submitted its recommendation to
the Minister in accordance with section 87(1) of the Planning and
Development Act 2005 (the Act).
The Minister has approved the Scheme in accordance with section 87(2)(a)
of the Act. In accordance with section 87(3) of the Act, the WAPC will cause
the approved Scheme to be published in the Government Gazette.
has released a media statement to this effect which can be viewed on the Department of Planning's website.
The Mayor published a letter to all residents in the POST newspaper. To see a copy of the letter, please visit the document library.
A special meeting of Council was held on 12 March 2019, for the purpose of discussing the process for signing Local Planning Scheme No.3 and approving the LPS3 Communications Plan.
As per council resolution, the Council directed the CEO to forward two copies of the modified scheme documents as required by the Planning Minister, as specified by the Western Australian Planning Commission in its communicated to the City dated 1 February 2019, in accordance with Section 87 of the Planning and Development Act 2005.
Please visit the City's website (Agenda, Minutes and Reports) for further information.
A report on LPS3 will be presented to a Special Meeting of Council on Tuesday, 12 March 2019, commencing at 5.30pm.
The report discusses the process for the approval of a local planning scheme and outlines the steps to be taken by a local government in that process.
It explains the City’s current position in making modifications to the scheme as directed by the Minister and the purpose behind executing (signing and sealing) the modified scheme.
The recommends that the Mayor and Chief Executive Officer execute the modified local planning scheme documents and apply the City seal, as required by regulation 31(2)(b) of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015.
per Council resolution, from its meeting held 26 February 2019, please see this
comparison and explanation of the dwelling yield calculations (refer document library) that have been
performed in the development of Local Planning Scheme 3.