Application for subdivision/amalgamations are made to the Western
Australian Planning Commission (WAPC). The WAPC sends copies of the application
to a number of organisations, including the local government, for their
The Shire will respond within 42 days with a
letter recommending either approval, refusal or deferral.
After comments are received from the Shire and other Government
agencies, the application for the subdivision of land is considered by the WAPC.
If the WAPC issues approval, it will usually include
conditions requested by the Shire and other Government agencies. The subdivider
will undertake the necessary work and then writes to the Shire and other
Government agencies to request 'Clearance' of the conditions.
Once all the conditions have been met, the titles
to the new lots will be requested by Landgate.
Can your property be subdivided
All properties within Shire of Mundaring have a zone under the Local Planning Scheme, and each zone has rules including a minimum lot size. Where a
property is at least twice the minimum lot size it may have potential for
Besides the size of the lot there are other matters that require
consideration; including effluent disposal, access, the environmental impact and
Additional information can be obtained by accessing Subdivisions.
Subdivision application and
Contact the WAPC on 9264 777 - WAPC Website or download the Subdivision Clearance Application Information
Also refer to:
Schedule of Fees
Credit Card Payment Form
Application for Clearance of Subdivision Approval