The Shire of Carnarvon is guided by legislation and planning schemes that control the development and use of land across the Shire.

Local Planning Scheme No. 13 guides development within the Shire of Carnarvon. Local Planning Scheme No. 13. comprises of the Scheme Text and Scheme Maps.

The Scheme Maps identify different zones for particular uses and should be read in conjunction with the Scheme Text. See listed documents below:

The Local Planning Scheme 13 was presented and endorsed by Council on the 24 September 2019.  The document has now been gazetted and can be viewed at -

You will find an index map to assist you to find the map for the location you are looking for at the link above.  If you require assistance or further information please contact Town Planning, within the Development Services at the Shire office on 9941 0000.

Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015

Each planning scheme are to be read in conjunction with the deemed provisions Schedule 2 of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015

Schedule-2-Deemed-Provisions.pdf(PDF, 292KB)

Local Planning Policies 

Documents for Local Planning Policies
TitleDocument Date
Property Fencing PolicyMarch 18, 2022


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