Strategic planning provides the direction for a sustainable future that caters to our diverse community.

Strategic planning involves understanding local issues and providing strategies that will guide how land is used and developed in order to enjoy a quality lifestyle and the opportunity to live, work, play and do business locally.

To achieve this goal, Strategic Planning reviews the economic, environmental and social trends and identifies opportunities to meet the values, aspirations and needs of our City. In consultation with the community, Strategic Planning prepare, review and implement planning legislation, policies and strategic projects to help build a healthy and sustainable City.

To learn more about the strategies, schemes and plans that shape our City, click on the links below:

  • Local Planning Strategy highlights the long term plan for how the City of Canning will be developed.
  • Local Planning Scheme specifies how the local planning strategy will be implemented in the City. The scheme defines what developments can be built on certain land areas for public or private use within the City.
  • Structure Plans define the layout of an identified area within the City with more detail about how the land can be used and subdivided in the future.

The aims of strategic planning are achieved through statutory planning processes.

Statutory Planning primarily involves development and subdivision assessment against the requirements of strategic frameworks and policies. If you need more information regarding this please visit the Planning Services page.

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