Subdivision Approval - Western Australia

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to subdivide a lot of land, or amalgamate a lot with another lot. Your proposed subdivision will be assessed against the provisions of the relevant local planning scheme that applies to the land. Approval may be granted even though your subdivision conflicts with the provisions of a local planning scheme if:

  • the local planning scheme is over 5 years old and the approval is consistent with a relevant State planning policy
  • the approval is consistent with a region planning scheme
  • the conflict is of a minor nature of the approval is consistent with the general intent of the local planning scheme
  • the local government has not made any objections to the proposed plan of subdivision.

You may be required to comply with certain conditions prior to approval for your plan of subdivision being granted. This may include requiring you to first obtain development approval for building on the lot. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • complete the required form
  • provide details of the proposed subdivision as required by the Agency
  • pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Planning and Development Act 2005 WA

Regulation(s) name

Planning and Development Regulations 2009 WA

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage

Western Australian Planning Commission

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

Western Australian Planning Commission

Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage

Operating address: Gordon Stephenson House
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 2506
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Contact us phone: 08 6551 8002
Fax: 08 6551 9001
Website: Western Australian Planning Commission (Opens in new window)