Council has adopted the Mandurah Planning Strategy to guide the preparation of a new planning scheme. This Strategy is linked to a number of more detailed strategies that provide recommendations for future development within Mandurah.
Mandurah Planning Strategy
Council adopted the draft strategy in September 2013 and it has now been forwarded to the Western Australian Planning Commission for its approval to advertise.
Activity Centres Planning Strategy
Council adopted the strategy in December 2013 and it has now been forwarded to the Western Australian Planning Commission for its final approval.
Council adopted the Biodiversity Strategy in November 2013 and it will be been forwarded to the Western Australian Planning Commission for its final approval.
Urban Form and Housing Strategy
This Strategy sets out the future for residential and urban development in Mandurah and recommendations on the appropriate residential densities and development height within Mandurah.
Tourism Planning Strategy
The City of Mandurah's Local Tourism Planning Strategy will be used to guide the consideration of proposals that relate to the future of tourism accommodation.
In addition to guiding land use planning for the City, the strategy will also guide the City in its organisational strategic planning, property portfolio management, business planning, economic development activities and partnerships with the State Government, Federal Government and the development industry.
Mandurah Heritage Register
Council’s current municipal inventory was formulated in 1999 and in November 2012, Council adopted a Mandurah Heritage Register for advertising purposes which included a separation between the Heritage List and Heritage Inventory.
This register provides a means to remind residents and visitors of the source of the City’s history. It identifies buildings and places of significance.