Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority Development Approval - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to carry out development work in an area under the authority of the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority. The Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority covers certain areas in and around Central and East Perth, Subiaco, Midland and Armadale. Please consult the attached maps for more information.

Development work includes excavations and the construction, alteration or demolition of buildings. It also includes any material change in how land is being used. Please note that some minor works including signage, the erection of temporary structures, repairs and minor building modifications may not require this approval. This varies depending on which area the work is in.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.



Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please see the attached fee schedule or consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Approval time

Up to 120 days.

Administering agency

Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority

Act(s) name

Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority Act 2011 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority Regulations 2011 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Contact Officer
Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority

Operating address:
GPO Building, Level 1
3 Forrest Place
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 8
Perth Business Centre
Western Australia 6849


08 6557 0700


08 9281 6020

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