State Planning Policy 3.5 - Historic heritage conservation

This policy sets out the principles of sound and responsible planning for the conservation and protection of Western Australia’s historic heritage.
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The objectives of this policy are to:

  • conserve places and areas of historic heritage significance
  • ensure that development does not adversely affect the significance of heritage places and areas
  • ensure that heritage significance at both the State and local levels is given due weight in planning decision-making
  • provide improved certainty to landowners and the community about the planning processes for heritage identification, conservation and protection.

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