Planning Policies

Local planning policies relating to procedures, uses and local areasLocal planning policies (LPPs) relate to procedures, uses, and local areas. Local Planning policies can be made to provide design guides for an area, outline an administration procedure or provide guidance for a land use.

All adopted policies and guidelines are provided below.

To see if a policy applies to the development of your property please see the planning module in the City's online mapping.

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Local planning policies

Title

Policy reference

Amendment and Extension to the Term of Planning Approval

LPP1.1

Refunding and Waving/Reducing of Planning Fees and Building Fees

LPP1.2

Public Notification of Planning Proposals

LPP1.3

Application for Review of Town Planning Decisions and Written Directions

LPP1.4

Planning Compliance

LPP1.5

Heritage Assessment

LPP1.6

Neighbour Mediation

LPP1.8

Design Advisory Committee and Principles of Design

LPP1.9

Construction Sites 

LPP1.10

External Storage Areas For Grouped And Multiple Dwellings

LPP2.1

Split Density Codes and Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Schedule

LPP2.2

Fremantle Port Buffer Area Development Guidelines

LPP2.3

Boundary Walls In Residential Development

LPP2.4

External Treatment of Buildings

LPP2.5

Procedure for Amending the Municipal Heritage Inventory (MHI) and Heritage List

LPP2.6

Archaeological Investigation as a Condition of Planning Approval

LPP2.7

Fences Policy

LPP2.8

Residential Streetscape Policy

LPP2.9

Landscaping Of Development And Existing Vegetation On Development Sites

LPP2.10

Planning Applications Impacting On Verge Infrastructure And Verge Trees

LPP2.12

Sustainable Buildings Design Requiremens

LPP2.13

Advertisement policy

LPP2.14

New Residential Developments in the City Centre Zone - Noise from an Existing Source

LPP2.18

Contributions for Public Art and/or Heritage Works

LPP2.19

Discretion to vary local planning scheme site or development requirements for heritage purposes

LPP2.20

Precinct 3

LPP3.1.3

Precinct 5

LPP3.1.5

Local Planning Area 5 - Beaconsfield

LPP3.5

Local Planning Policy 3.7 - "Hilton Garden Suburb Precinct" Heritage Area Local Planning Policy

LPP3.7

Local Planning Area 8 - O'Connor

LPP3.8

Local Planning Area 9 - Samson

LPP3.9

Thompson Road

LPP3.10

McCabe Street Area - Height of New Buildings

LPP3.11

Minim Cove, North Fremantle

LPP3.13

Wray Avenue Precinct

LPP3.14

AnchorFormer Kim Beazley school site - White Gum Valley

LPP3.15

Clontarf Road Area

LPP3.19

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Uses

Title

Policy reference

Late Night Entertainment Venues Serving Alcohol               

D.B.U6

Issue of Section 39 and 40 Certificates Under The Liquor Licensing Act                                              

D.B.U7

AnchorOutdoor Eating Policy (Tables and Chairs) (Interim Policy)

D.B.U8

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Administration and procedural policies

Title

Policy reference

Procedures for the Recording & Assessment of Places of Heritage Value

D.B.H9

AnchorEnergy Efficient Building Design

D.B.H12

AnchorPolicy and Procedures For the Dedication, Upgrade or Closure of Rights of Way                        

D.A15

Telecommunications Policy

D.B.M9

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Design guidelines - City centre

Title

Policy reference

Landscaping Policy for Central Fremantle & Main Approaches to the City                                           

D.E1

Security Doors to Shopfronts in the Retail Core

D.E3

AnchorPaving Policy for Central Fremantle

D.E4

Cash-in-lieu of Carparking for the City of Fremantle

D.B.M7

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Design guidelines – Beaconsfield

Title

Policy reference

Lefroy Road, Livingstone, Hale and Beard Streets Local Area                                                          

D.G.B1

Livingstone, Hale, Beard and Milbourne Streets Local Area

D.G.B2

Moran, Beard and Livingstone Streets Local Area

D.G.B3

AnchorMardie Street including the East of Edmund Street

D.G.B4

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Design guidelines – Fremantle

Title

Policy reference

Marmion, Forrest, Wood and Amherst Streets Local Area

D.G.F2

Marmion, Forrest, Wood and Montreal Streets Local Area

D.G.F3

Tuckfield, Finnerty and Skinner Streets Local Area

D.G.F4

Arthur Head Reserve Strategy Plan

D.G.F5

Arthur Head (west end of High Street)

D.G.F6

Beach Street Ferry Terminal

D.G.F7

Douglas Street Local Area

D.G.F8

Foreshores within the City of Fremantle

D.G.F9

Fremantle Boat Harbours -Development Policy

D.G.F10

Fremantle Hospital - Corner of Alma Street & South Terrace, Fremantle  

D.G.F12

Railway Station Weather Shelters, Elder Place, Fremantle

D.G.F13

Fremantle West End Conservation Area Policy

D.G.F14

High Street Conservation Area (west of Fremantle Town Hall)
-Shopfronts of Historical and Heritage Interest

D.G.F15

Marine Terrace Policy (including South Fremantle)

D.G.F16

Paddy Troy Mall - Block Bounded by Henderson, William, High and Market Streets
and South Terrace

D.G.F18

Pioneer Park - 1 Short Street and 7 Market Street, Fremantle

D.G.F19

Sadliers Building - 36 Henry Street, Fremantle

D.G.F22

Solomon Street

D.G.F24

Planning Policy for the West End of Victoria Quay

D.G.F26

John Curtin College of the Arts and Fremantle Arts Centre Precinct

D.G.F27

Suffolk to South Street Local Area

D.G.F29

AnchorFremantle Artillery Barracks and Cantonment Hill Reserve

D.G.F30

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Design guidelines – North Fremantle

Title

Policy reference

Harvest Road, Corkhill and John Streets & The Swan River Local Area

D.G.N1

Stirling Highway, John and Johannah Streets Local Area

D.G.N2

Stirling Highway, Thompson Road, Coventry Parade and Craig Street Local Area                     

D.G.N3

Stirling Highway, Tydeman Road, Jackson & Pearse Streets Local Area

D.G.N4

Eucla Court including lots facing Rule Street and Thompson Road, North Fremantle

D.G.N5

Northbank Development Guidelines

D.G.N6

North Fremantle Foreshore Plan

D.G.N7

Passmore Avenue (previously Lots 47 & 48 John Street)

D.G.N8

Rocky Bay Estate (formerly State Engineering Works Site)

D.G.N9

Rous Head Industrial Park/Harbour

D.G.N10

Cypress Hill - Harvest Road, Corkhill Street and Alfred Road, Swan River

D.G.N11

Leighton Marshalling Yards Land Use and Development Policy

D.G.N12

Leighton Design Guidelines

D.G.N14

AnchorThompson, Alfred, Rule and Harvest Road Local Area

D.G.N13

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Design guidelines – South Fremantle

Title

Policy reference

Seaview Tavern - 282 South Terrace, South Fremantle

D.G.S1

South Terrace, South and Attfield Streets and Lefroy Road Local Area

D.G.S2

South and Attfield Streets, Hampton and Lefroy Roads Local Area

D.G.S3

South Terrace, Douro & Ocean Roads and Hickory Street Local Area

D.G.S4

Wills Transport Site - 122 Marine Terrace & 3 South Street, South Fremantle                             

D.G.S5

AnchorSouth Beach Village

D.G.S6

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Design guidelines – White Gum Valley

Title

Policy reference

Samson and Watkins Streets, Nannine & Wiluna Avenues Local Area

D.G.W1

Watkins and Hope Streets, Nannine and Yalgoo Avenues Local Area

D.G.W2

South Street Local Centre Local Area

D.G.W3

Carrington, Hope and Watkins Street and Minilya Avenue Local Area

D.G.W4

AnchorWatkins and Samson Streets, Minilya and Wongan Avenues Local Area                                    

D.G.W5

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Environmental health policies

Title

Policy reference

Environmental Health Management Objectives                                                                                     

D.F1

Use of Dangerous Chemicals  

D.F2

Alcohol in the Community

D.F3

AnchorExtended Trading Permits (Liquor Act)

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