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Planning Schemes

Existing Town Planning Scheme No.2

The City’s existing Town Planning Scheme No. 2 (TPS 2) is the legal document used to guide land use and development in the City of Nedlands. All current planning decisions are based on this document.  

A copy of the current TPS 2 text and maps can be obtained from the Western Australian Planning Commission’s (WAPC) website via City of Nedlands (TPS 2) 



Proposed draft Local Planning Scheme No. 3

The City of Nedlands has prepared draft Local Planning Scheme No. 3 (LPS 3), which is now being advertised for public comment. This document is proposed to replace the City’s existing Town Planning Scheme No. 2, gazetted in 1985.

Draft LPS 3 is now being advertised for public comment until Thursday 29 March 2018.


Your property may be affected by draft LPS 3.

The City encourages you to go to to view a copy of the scheme text and search for your property using the interactive mapping.

Draft LPS 3 provides the land use and development control provisions to implement some of the concepts developed in the Local Planning Strategy. The City bases planning decisions on the provisions and controls within its Local Planning Scheme.


Have your voice heard!

To make a submission on draft LPS 3, go to

After consultation, the City will consider each valid submission received and report to Council. This report may include further changes to the scheme based on submissions received. Council’s resolution, along with the schedule of submissions, will be forwarded to the WAPC and Minister for Planning for final consideration.

For queries regarding the draft LPS 3 or the consultation process, please contact the City’s Strategic Planning Team on 9273 3500 or visit