R-Codes (Residential Design Codes) - Western Australia


The R-Codes set out requirements for residential development in Western Australia. You must comply with the codes if you are applying for planning approval. You must provide all necessary details needed under the codes for the assessment of proposals, including details of where the application complies and does not comply with R-Code requirements.

Applications may be made to vary R-Code requirements for specific proposals.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Planning and Development Act 2005 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage

Western Australian Planning Commission

Contact details

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