Public Consultation

Regional Joint Development Assessment Panel - Gas Power Plant (DAP/20/01872)

At Its meeting held on 8 April 2021 of the Regional Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP) deferred the application for a proposed gas power plant expansion at Lot 255 (53) Boodarie Station Access Road, Boodarie for a period of up to eight months.

The minutes for the meeting can be found here. Should you have any queries, please contact Craig Zanotti via phone on 9158 9366 or via email at

Development Application for Resource Recovery Centre at Lot 556 (No. 10) Trig Street and Lots 2949 & 7 (Nos. 1 & 3) Leehey Street, Wedgefield

The Town has received an application for development approval for a Resource Recovery Centre at the abovementioned address. The Resource Recovery Centre will provide a scrap metal recycling service where scrap metals are received, sorted and processed to be recycled or further processed off-shore. Operations on-site include:

  • Transfer of scrap metal to and from the site;
  • Storage of metal; and
  • Processing (compacting) of metal in preparation of transport.

Details relating to the development can be found here. 

Should you wish to make a submission, please ensure that it is lodged by Wednesday, 12 May 2021. A written submission can be made:

  • In person: At the Civic Centre - 13 McGregor Street, Port Hedland;
  • Via post: PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721; or
  • Via email:

 Should you require any further information regarding this matter please contact Clair Morrison, Town Planner at 9158 9300 or

Design Review Panel

At its 28 April 2021 Ordinary Council Meeting, Council resolved to advertise draft Local Planning Policy 14 - Design Review Panel.  A copy of the draft Policy can be found here, and a copy of the Minutes can be found here. Submissions can be made to before Wednesday, 26 May 2021.

Should you require any further information regarding this matter please contact Rebecca Somerford, Projects Officer - Town Planning and Development at