Local Planning Strategies

Local Planning Strategy

On 1 March 2018 the Western Australian Planning Commission endorsed the City’s Local Planning Strategy.

The Local Planning Strategy can be found here​.

 

Local Housing Strategy

The Local Housing Strategy will guide and provide for the City’s current and future housing needs in Bunbury.

With the population of the Bunbury Geographe region expected to more than double to 200,000 by 2050, it is vital the City of Bunbury plans for housing needs now, and into the future.

Outlining a 15 to 20-year plan that seeks to guide the quantity, location, and type of future residential development, the Local Housing Strategy was developed in consultation with key stakeholder groups and the local community.

The strategy proposes opportunities for new housing within several focus areas and builds on the City’s Local Planning Strategy and Local Planning Scheme No. 8.

 

LPS for Activity Centres and Neighbourhoods

At its meeting held on 22 March 2011, Council adopted the Local Planning Strategy for Activity Centres and Neighbourhoods (LPSACN).

The LPSACN seeks to influence and shape the future development of the City’s commercial precincts and residential neighbourhoods and sets out a picture of the future and what needs to happen in order to get there by way of changes to the Local Planning Scheme. 

The LPSACN is one of a number of related planning strategies prepared by the City that has been used to inform the inaugural Local Planning Strategy.  

 

LPS for Tourism

At its meeting held on 19 May 2009, Council adopted the Local Planning Strategy for Tourism (LPST).

This Strategy provides a spatial planning context that recognises the importance of tourism to the City and responds to the predictions of growth in the sector by promoting changes to the Local Planning Scheme.

The LPST is one of a number of related planning strategies prepared by the City that has been used to inform the inaugural Local Planning Strategy.  

 

LPS for Heritage and Character

At its meeting held on 6 November 2007, Council adopted the Local Planning Strategy for Heritage and Character (LPSHC).

The Strategy recognises the City’s rich and diverse built heritage and the contribution it makes to Bunbury’s unique character. By acknowledging the City’s statutory obligations and the need to complement other local planning strategies, the Strategy endeavors promote a planning framework that will ensure inherent values are conserved for the benefit of current and future generations.

The LPSHC is one of a number of related planning strategies prepared by the City that has been used to inform the inaugural Local Planning Strategy.

 

LPS for Integrated Transport

The Local Planning Strategy for Integrated Transport Study (LPSITS) was prepared in 2012 and looks at how people in Bunbury travel at present, sets targets for the future and outlines intentions to improve accessibility for future, as well as present generations.

The LPSITS has been used in conjunction with a number of related planning strategies to inform the inaugural Local Planning Strategy.

 

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