Proposed Local Planning Policy 16 – ‘Heritage Places’

Published on Monday, 27 March 2023 at 9:16:10 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley has prepared a new Local Planning Policy: Local Planning Policy 16 (LPP 16) – Heritage Places. The Policy provides information in relation to the assessment of development proposals which affect local heritage places and information to assist with the protection and conservation of local heritage places within the Shire.


  • 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 matieral for development applications.

The proposed Policy may be viewed here or at the Shire’s Administration Office in Kununurra or Wyndham. Submissions must be made within 21 days of the date of this notice and should be directed, in writing, to the Shire’s Planning Services Department via: Email:; or Mail: PO Box 614, Kununurra WA 6743. A copy of the adopted Local Heritage Survey and Heritage List can be viewed on the Shire’s website at If you have Heritage enquiries please contact the Shire’s Planning Services Department by email: or phone: 9168 4100.

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