A collection of Frequently Asked Questions about planning matters.
Development approval is generally required if you wish to develop or change the use of your land.
It is necessary to contact the Town to make an appointment to meet and speak to the Duty Planner. A minimum of one business day will be needed. This allows the Officer to gather all documents and information required to make the appointment more time efficient.
The Town's Local Planning Strategy has been prepared to enable the Council and the community to determine the vision and strategic planning direction for the Town of Cambridge for the next 10 to 15 years and beyond.
Fees apply for general planning services, specific development applications and when applying for development approval from the Development Assessment Panel.
Find out what developments will be reviewed by the Town's Design Review Panel before being assessed for Development approval.
A Development Assessment Panel (DAP) is an independent decision-making body charged with the role of determining certain development applications.
The Town's Town Planning Scheme No. 1 sets out the planning framework for the Town. It is supplemented by Planning Policies which provide guidelines as to development permitted in the Town.
Advertised plans are available for viewing for planning applications that are currently out for public comment.
If you own a property within the Town of Cambridge, you can request to view a copy of the plans of your property.
The approval of a subdivision application will usually be subject to conditions that are required to be met (or cleared) prior to lodging your plan for final approval to the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) and applying for new titles.
A Section 40 Liquor License is granted by the Town for the sale of liquor on-site for licensed premises.
In September 2020, Commonwealth legislation requiring developers to give new housing developments better access to modern telecommunications came into effect.