Local Planning Policy 16 – ‘Heritage Places’

Published on Monday, 10 July 2023 at 8:18:51 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley has adopted a new Local Planning Policy:

Local Planning Policy 16 (LPP 16) – Heritage Places

The Policy provides guidance on the information to be provided with and assessment of development proposals which affect local heritage places within the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley.


  • Conserve and protect places of local heritage significance;
  • Ensure that development does not adversely affect the significance of local heritage places;
  • Ensure that heritage significance is given due weight in local planning decision-making;
  • Provide certainty to landowners and community about the planning processes for heritage identification and protection; and
  • Clarify the format and content of accompanying material for development applications.

The proposed Policy is available on the Shire’s website.

If you have Heritage enquiries please contact the Shire’s Planning Services Department by email: planning@swek.wa.gov.au or phone: 9168 4100.

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