Planning and Development

Planning Controls (Local Planning Scheme, Policies, Local Laws and Design Guidelines

Planning controls provide the framework for development within the Town of Cottesloe.

Lodging an Application

For information and how to lodge an application, which form to use and where to send it once completed please click the heading. If you have further enquires, or need assistance please call the Office on 9285 5042.

Heritage Protection

Some properties make significant contributions to Cottesloe's heritage.  It is often worth checking the heritage status of a property that you are interested in purchasing, developing or redeveloping as there may be some degree of heritage protection that applies. Please call the Town's Planning Department on 9285 5042 for enquiries.

Subdivision & Strata Applications

Although subdivision applications are made to the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC), it is worth checking the general feasibility of your proposal with the Town's Planning Department on 9285 5042 prior to lodgement.


In this section you'll find links to the State Administrative Tribunal website.