Draft Planned or Managed Retreat Guidelines

The Property Council represents more than 300 companies across WA in the residential, retail, retirement living, industrial and hotel sectors.

We have has consulted widely with our members which include those that will be directly impacted by the implementation of this Guideline. 

While industry is generally supportive of the WA Planning Commission’s move to clarify how to effectively deal with property within an identified Hazard or Loss Zone (HLZ), there is significant concern regarding the Guideline’s inclusion into local planning schemes, and the potential to deter infill development in prime coastal locations.