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Strategic Planning Projects

The City is responsible for the detailed control of land use, and the design and siting of all buildings proposed to be constructed in the area with the objective of preserving or enhancing existing amenity. The City's Town Planning Scheme, Planning Policies, Municipal Heritage Inventory and Design Guidelines facilitate the achievement of this objective.

The Strategic Planning Team is responsible for:

  • Preparing and reviewing the local planning scheme and local planning strategy
  • Managing the preparing structure plans/ outline development plans
  • Preparing strategies and policies to guide future development
  • Developing place making strategies and programs, and
  • Assessing and developing scheme amendments.

Should you wish to contact the Strategic Planning Team please call 9273 3500 or email

Strategic Planning Projects currently being undertaken or in progress


Local Planning Strategy

A Local Planning Strategy is a document that outlines the City’s strategic intentions for planning and development.


The City of Nedlands recognises the importance of identifying places that are special to the community because of their aesthetic, historic, scientific or social significance.

Old Swanbourne Hospital

The Old Swanbourne Hospital site is a key redevelopment and renewal project in Mt Claremont. The unique site is subject to a number of different planning controls.