State planning policy 6.3 - Ningaloo Coast

The Ningaloo coast statement of planning policy 6.3 applies to all land within the Ningaloo coast policy area.
Last updated: 14 March 2022

The four key objectives of the policy are:

  • Provide state agencies, local government, community and proponents with clear guidance regarding acceptable and sustainable development on the Ningaloo coast.
  • Maintain the Ningaloo coast as an all-seasons recreation and nature-based tourism destination and limit growth with managed staged development, to ensure that the community continues to enjoy a remote and natural experience.
  • Preserve and protect the natural environment and enhance and rehabilitate degraded areas within the environment.
  • Consolidate future residential, commercial, higher-impact tourism and industrial development in the towns of Carnarvon and Exmouth and provide strategic directions for their future growth.

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