Local Planning Scheme No. 5 – Amendment No. 1

Notice is hereby given that the Shire of Plantagenet proposes to amend Local Planning Scheme No. 5.

Amendment 1 seeks to modify the permissibility of ‘Child Care Premises’ in the Residential zone from an ‘X’ (not permitted) use in to an ‘A’ (Discretionary, subject to advertising) use.

The Amendment was initiated by Council at its Ordinary Meeting held 28 November 2023 to assist in meeting the growing demand for child care services. The proposed amendment will enable Council to consider applications for Child Care Premises within existing and future residential areas.

Documents setting out and explaining Amendment No. 1 can be viewed at the links below:

Alternatively, to view the proposal in hard copy, please attend the Shire of Plantagenet Administration Centre, located at 22-24 Lowood Road, Mount Barker during office hours.

Written Submissions in relation to this proposal may be made using Form 3A and should be directed to the Chief Executive Officer either by post to the Shire of Plantagenet, PO Box 48, Mount Barker WA 6324 or by email to [email protected]

Submissions should be lodged on or before Wednesday 27 March 2024.

Julian Murphy


Published on Wednesday, 14 February 2024