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, which can be viewed here.

The Scheme Maps identify different zones for particular uses and should be read in conjunction with the Scheme Text.

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 here.

You will find an index map to assist you to find the map for the location you are looking for in 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.

Currently advertised Planning Schemes 

The Shire of Carnarvon has received a proposal to amend the Local Planning Scheme No.13 in the following manner:

  • To modify Schedule 2 - Specified additional use for land zoned in scheme area, whereby a veterinary centre is an additional use permitted on Lot 195 (No. 231) Robinson Street, Morgantown; and
  • Amend the Scheme maps to reflect the Schedule 2 change.
Documents for Planning Scheme Amendment Currently Advertised
TitleDocument Date
Local Planning Scheme 13 - Amendment No.5March 1, 2023


Submissions on the planning scheme amendment No. 5 may be lodged in writing on or before March 1, 2023 and should include:

  • the amendment number,
  • the name and address of the person making the submission,
  • the property affected and
  • details of the submission.

Submission Form 3A can be used to assist in providing comments and should be lodged with the Shire of Carnarvon on or before the submission due date (see table above).

Submissions can be:

  • Emailed to:  shire@carnarvon.wa.gov.au
  • Posted to:   Shire of Carnarvon
    PO Box 459, Carnarvon WA 6701
  • Lodged in person at the Shire administration office, 3 Francis Street, Carnarvon WA 6701

If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please contact the Shire of Carnarvon on (08) 9941 0000.