The Swan Valley Planning Scheme covers the area that has been defined by the Swan Valley Planning Act 2020.
The Swan Valley Planning Scheme will guide future development in the region, protect long-term agricultural production in the Swan Valley and grow new tourism and hospitality reflective of the rural landscape.
Zones within the scheme area are:
- Rural Residential
- Swan Valley Rural
- Priority Agriculture
Reservations within the scheme area are:
- Parks and Recreation
- Public Purposes
- Regional Road
- District Road
View the new zones and reservations on PlanWA.
Lodging an application for development approval
The Department's online lodgement facility provides the functionality (through e-lodgement and large-file transfer) for users to lodge applications for development approval online.
Lodging an application requires the applicant to:
- provide details of the applicant, land owner and proposed development
- complete and upload the application form (download the form from the Development Application page linked below)
- calculate and pay the application fee
- upload electronic copies of supporting information, such as: development plans, technical reports and any other related information.
Current development applications
Please refer to the Department's Consultation Hub.
Swan Valley Planning Scheme No. 1 – Amendments
|Amendment number||Details of amendment||Date initiated by WAPC||Current status||Relevant document|
||Standard||28 June 2022||Amendment 2 report
||Standard||28 June 2022||Public advertising until
1 November 2022
|Amendment 3 report