BackgroundThe Industrial Development Strategy was adopted by Council 3 December 2018.
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The Industrial Development Strategy (IDS) provides direction on strategic and statutory planning decision making within the City of Kalamunda. The aim is to facilitate and manage growth and changes to industrial estates within the municipal area. The
City’s industrial areas are well situated for industrial activity given their proximity to major freight routes, established industrial estates and Perth Airport.
The IDS builds on the City’s Strategic Community Plan to facilitate diverse and sustainable industrial development that meets the changing social and economic needs of the community, while supporting the success and growth of industry and business.
The vision of the IDS is to enhance and expand upon our industrial precincts to accommodate future growth and diversity in industrial land uses, and develop modern, efficient and attractive industrial estates that provide for the local and regional
It will ensure that any future industrial development maximises the benefit to the community by providing direction that guides the future provision and management of industrial estates. The IDS will take into consideration current and future population
projections, housing and demographics when assessing the industrial development needs of the community, to ensure economic stability. The IDS will assess all proposed and existing industrial sites within the City and will attract interest from the
ContentThe diverse nature of industrial and commercial operations requires specific solutions to achieve an efficient and effective use of the available environmental, economic and social resources. The development of a draft IDS
will ensure that adequate forward planning is carried out for the ongoing provision of industrial land over the next 10 years and beyond. This will ensure that the City is ready to capably respond to future demand, while responsibly managing resources.
The IDS aims to understand the character of each industrial precinct and the intentions of business owners and landowners moving forward. It will address the potential for the greatest social impact and develop strategies and designs to reduce negative
outcomes while maximising the benefits to the community in the areas of employment, services and infrastructure. This will allow the City to gain an understanding of how we can better support industrial land uses in the region and where public realm
improvements should be focused.
Key development precincts identified within the IDS are generally consistent with sites identified in the Western Australian Planning Commission’s (WAPC) Economic and Employment Land Strategy, in addition to other identified areas, and are broadly
outlined as follows:
Consultation with the Community was undertaken from August 2018 – October 2018 with feedback incorporated into the final IDS.
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