Public Consultation

Development Application: Port Hedland Airport Precinct

The Town of Port Hedland has received a development application for the creation of an airport development precinct.  The proposal seeks to create land ready for development for multiple users/operators.

The application can be viewed in the link below:

Port Hedland Airport Precinct application

The public is invited to comment on the proposal and a submission can be posted to the Town of Port Hedland, PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721 or emailed to eplanning@porthedland.wa.gov.au.  Should you intend to lodge a submission, it must be submitted to the Town by 21 August 2019 and quote reference number DA 2019/080.

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


Joint Development Assessment Panel development application: Port Hedland Airport & Refurbishment

The Town of Port Hedland has received a Joint Development Assessment Panel development application for the redevelopment and refurbishment of the Port Hedland airport.  The proposal includes modifications to the car park, landscaping, terminal expansion and internal and external refurbishments.

The development application can be viewed in the link below:

Port Hedland Airport & Refurbishment application

The public is invited to comment on the proposal and a submission can be posted to the Town of Port Hedland, PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721 or emailed to eplanning@porthedland.wa.gov.au.   Should you intend to lodge a submission, it must be submitted to the Town by 21 August 2019 and quote reference number DA 2019/061.

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


Improvement Plan 50: Port Hedland West End (IP50)

It is hereby notified for public information that the Western Australian Planning Commission, acting pursuant to part 8 of the Planning and Development Act 2005, has certified and recommended that, for the purpose of advancing the planning, development and use of the land described below, that the land should be made the subject of an improvement plan.

The subject area comprises the land west of McGregor Street and Lukis Street in Port Hedland, as depicted on Western Australian Planning Commission Plan numbered 3.2736.

The key objective of the improvement plan is guide the implementation of the State Government's response to the Port Hedland Dust Management Taskforce Report to Government (2016). The improvment plan will act as the strategic planning instrument for the delivery of a proposed improvement scheme over the West End of Port Hedland.

The recommendation has been accepted by the Minister for Planning and the Lieutenant-Governor and deputy of the Governor and will be known as Improvement Plan No. 50: Port Hedland West End. Improvement Plan No. 50 is effective on and from the date 30 July 2019.

A copy of Improvement Pan No. 50 can be viewed at the-

  • Western Australian Planning Commission, 140 William Street, Perth
  • Town of Port Hedland, McGregor Street, Port Hedland

Documents can also be viewed in the link below:

Improvement Plan 50: Port Hedland West End (IP50)


Local Planning Policy LPP/02 Advertising Signs

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Port Hedland has initiated the following Local Planning Policy. The Policy has been developed to provide guidance on signage and instances where development approval is not required by the Town. The objectives of this policy include:

  • Ensure that the display of signage does not adversely impact the level of safety for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians by obstructing sight lines;
  • Ensure that the display of signage does not adversely impact on the amenity of neighbouring land;
  • Protect the significance of heritage places and buildings; and
  • Ensure signage is established and maintained to a high standard.

The proposed Policy can be viewed in the link below:

Local Planning Policy LPP/02


Wedgefield Industrial Estate Development Plan Amendment

Notice is hereby given that on 21 August 2019 the Western Australian Planning Commission approved the above mentioned Wedgefield Industrial Estate Development Plan Amendment. The amended development plan can be viewed at the Town of Port Hedland Administration Office. 

Documents can also be viewed in the link below:

Wedgefield Industrial Estate Development Plan Amendment


Local Planning Policy LPP/01 Exemptions from Development Approval

It is hereby notified that the Town of Port Hedland has adopted Local Planning Policy 01 - Exemptions from Development Approval.  The Policy has been developed to streamline the development application process for applicants wanting to start up a Family Day Care.

The  Policy can be viewed in the link below:

Local Planning Policy LPP/01