Planning Reform

The State Government sought the views of the Western Australian community, urban planners, local governments and industry stakeholders on the next phase of planning reform.

A program of major legislative, regulatory and policy changes to reform Western Australia’s planning system is being implemented.

Major changes have already been made to improve transparency and consistency across the system and reduce unnecessary red tape. A second phase of reform is planned which covers new proposals. Consultation on this process closed on 31 August 2021 and submissions are under assessment.

Feedback received on these proposals will help inform new legislative and regulatory reforms that support the goals and initiatives of the Action Plan for Planning Reform.

Media statement - Historic planning reforms cut red tape and open WA for business

Page reviewed 10 June 2022