Public Consultation


Improvement Plan 50: Port Hedland West End (IP50)

The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) is seeking public comment on the draft Port Hedland West End Improvement Scheme No. 1, applying to land within the Port Hedland townsite.

The Improvement Scheme will provide land use and development controls over the scheme area, including powers for the WAPC to determine development applications, prepare Improvement Scheme Policies, structure plans, and local development plans.

The Improvement Scheme will replace the Town of Port Hedland’s Local Planning Scheme as the statutory land use planning instrument over the West End area.

The WAPC is seeking comments only on the draft Port Hedland West End Improvement Scheme No. 1 text and map. An Improvement Scheme Report (with attachments) is also provided as a strategic document that sets out the context and explanatory commentary to the draft Port Hedland West End Improvement Scheme No. 1.

Public comments should be submitted via the link below by  3 July 2020

https://consultation.dplh.wa.gov.au/land-use-planning/port-hedland-is/


Application for Development Approval

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Port Hedland has received a development application for a telecommunications tower located at Lot 5769 (150) Anderson Street, Port Hedland. Submissions on the development application may be lodged in writing addressed to Development Services, Town of Port Hedland, PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721 or via email: eplanning@porthedland.wa.gov.au. Submissions should be lodged with the Town on or before the close of business on 22 April 2020.

 A copy of the plans are available here


LPP/08 Port Hedland International Airport

Local Planning Policy - LPP/08 PORT HEDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

It is hereby notified that the Town of Port Hedland has initiated Local Planning Policy 08 – Port Hedland International Airport.

The Policy seeks to ensure planning instruments and development applications recognise and maintain the safe and efficient operation of the Port Hedland International Airport. Objectives of the Policy include:

  • To ensure that construction and operational aspects of development are examined for their potential impact on the operations of the Port Hedland International Airport.
  • To acknowledge height limits for development to maintain clearance to protect controlled airspace and maintain public safety.
  • To improve and protect community amenity by avoiding unreasonable encroachment of noise-sensitive development to the Airport and flight paths.
  • To set a procedure to refer proposals to the Port Hedland International Airport.

Submissions on the Policy may be lodged in writing addressed to Development Services, Town of Port Hedland, PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721 or via email: eplanning@porthedland.wa.gov.au . Submissions should be lodged with the Town on or before the close of business on 8 April 2020.

The initiated policy can be viewed here


LPP/04 Percent for Public Art

Local Planning Policy - LPP/04 PERCENT FOR PUBLIC ART

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Port Hedland (Town) has initiated the above mentioned Local Planning Policy.

The Policy seeks to develop a range of diverse public art that engages artists and creative ideas to celebrate the values of Port Hedland through its unique character, Indigenous history, and future aspirations.

The initiated Policy can be viewed here.


Local Planning Policy - LPP/03 Shipping / Sea Containers and Transportable Buildings

Local Planning Policy - LPP/03 SHIPPING / SEA CONTAINERS AND TRANSPORTABLE BUILDINGS

It is hereby notified that the Town of Port Hedland has adopted Local Planning Policy 03 – Shipping / Sea Containers and Transportable Buildings.

The Policy seeks to establish a clear expectation for the design and location of shipping / sea containers and transportable buildings in all areas. Objectives of the Policy include:

  • To ensure that transportable buildings do not detract from the amenity, character and established streetscape of an area; and
  • To fulfil the intended objectives of design guidelines the Residential Design Codes and the Town’s local planning framework of achieving good quality built form and design outcomes.

The adopted Policy can be viewed here:

LPP/03 - Shipping / Sea Containers and Transportable Buildings


Notice of approval for the Port Hedland Airport terminal redevelopment

Please be advised that at its meeting on 24 October 2019, the Kimberly/Pilbara/Gascoyne Joint Development Assessment Panel approved the Port Hedland airport terminal redevelopment.  A copy of the minutes are available from the DAP website below.

https://www.dplh.wa.gov.au/about/development-assessment-panels/daps-agendas-and-minutes

Any questions can be directed to Craig Zanotti on 9158 9366 or via email at czanotti@porthedland.wa.gov.au