Policies and Guidelines are put into place to guide development of individual sites within the Shire of Dandaragan and to provide the community with a clear understanding of what the Council aims to achieve on individual development sites. The policies are prepared for the benefit of property owners, developers and the Council, to ensure a consistent approach is taken and to maintain a high quality of development within the Shire.

The ability to prepare local planning policies is afforded to the Shire under clause 3 of the Deemed Provisions. The Shire can prepare local planning policies in respect to any matter related to the planning and development of the Shire.

In considering a Development Application, the Shire must have due regard to relevant local planning policies as required under clause 67 of the Deemed Provisions.

Please check to see if your proposed development is affected by any of these policies or guidelines to ensure you are aware of any provisions that may apply. Our Planning staff will be happy to help you with an enquiry.

Local Planning Policies

9.1 Relocated Dwellings

9.2 Clearing of Vegetation from Residential Lots

9.3 Outbuildings and Temporary Accommodation in Rural Residential and Special Use-Rural Development Zones

9.4 Outbuildings – Residential Areas

9.5 Advertising Devices (Signage) Policy

9.6 Car Parking

9.7 Shipping Containers

9.8 Home Based Businesses (including Cottage Industry)

9.9 Bed and Breakfast Establishment

9.10 Residential Design Codes – Side and Rear Boundary

9.11 Mobile and Itinerant Vendors and Commercial Activities on Reserved Land (including Foreshore)

9.12 Holiday Homes

9.13 Jurien Bay Foreshore Commercial Development Plan

Residential Design Guidelines

The following residential design guidelines have been adopted by Council as local planning policies and indicate variations to the R-Codes for their area of application.

Cervantes - Valencia Road Precinct Design Guidelines

Jurien Bay - Beachridge Estate Design Guidelines click here and Zoning Map click here

Jurien Bay - Seagate Marina Estate Built Form Guidelines click here

Development in the Rural Residential & Special Use - Rural Development Zones

As per clauses 4.12 & 4.13 and Schedules 7 & 9 of Local Planning Scheme No.7.

Alta Mare Provisions click here

Jurien Bay Heights Provisions click here

Hill River Heights / Marine Fields Provisions click here