Planning legislation and guidelines

Discover the planning legislation and guidelines informing the strategic and sustainable growth and development of the City, including the local planning scheme, strategies and policies, residential design codes and local structure plans.

Local planning schemes set out the way land is to be used & developed and classify areas for land use
Local planning policies help you prepare your development application and guide the City in developing and using land
The growth and development of the City of Karratha supports our vision of being Australia's most liveable regional City
Residential design codes aim to address emerging design trends, promote sustainability, improve clarity and highlight assessment
Local Structure Plans inform the location of roads, zonings, residential densities and public reserves.
The City’s local heritage survey identifies places that are, or that might become, of cultural heritage significance.
Local Development Plans coordinate and assist in achieving better built form outcomes by linking lot design to future development

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