City of Joondalup Policies

View the City’s Local Planning Policies

The documentation, maintenance and review of the City’s collection of policies is one of the roles of Council, outlined in section 2.7 of the Local Government Act 1995.

As a fundamental element of corporate governance, local government policies are developed to provide guidance and direction on City activities. Regular reviews every five years ensure that local government policies remain relevant and applicable.

Council’s role is to direct corporate decision-making and strategic development of policies, whilst the CEO and its administration is responsible for implementation of such policies.

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List of City of Joondalup’s current policies

All of the City of Joondalup’s current policies can be viewed using the table below. The table can be filtered and sorted by clicking on column titles.

TitleTypeDate CreatedLast AmendedCouncil Meeting Reference
Advertisements Local Planning PolicyPlanningMar-21Mar-21CJ037-03/21
Alcohol Management PolicyCouncilSep-11Mar-13CJ036-03/13
Alfresco-Activities-Local-Planning-PolicyPlanningJun-99Aug-20CJ119-08/20
Appointment of Acting or Temporary CEO PolicyCouncilAug-21Aug-21CJ128-08/21
Arts Development Scheme PolicyCityAug-21Aug-21CJ127-08/21
Asset Management PolicyCityMar-07Nov-12CJ261-11/12
Attendance at Events PolicyCityMay-20May-20CJ067-05/20
Australian Business Excellence Framework PolicyCityMar-06Jun-17CJ105-06/17
Beach Management Activities Policy CouncilFeb-18Feb-18CJ028-02/18
Business Continuity PolicyCityOct-20Oct-20CJ159-10/20
Cash-In-Lieu of Car Parking Local Planning PolicyPlanningJun-99Feb-18CJ026-02/18
Child Care Premises Local Planning PolicyPlanningJun-99Mar-20CJ033-03/20
Circus PolicyCityApr-08Jun-17CJ104-06/17
City Playground Shade PolicyCityAug-15Aug-15CJ144-08/15
Civic Centre PolicyCityJun-99Mar-12CJ032-03/12
Closure of Pedestrian Accessways Local Planning PolicyPlanningApr-01Aug-20CJ118-08/20
Coastal Local Planning PolicyPlanningApr-17Apr-17CJ055-04/17
Commercial Mixed Use and Service Commercial Zone Local Planning PolicyPlanningOct-18Oct-18CJ184-10/18
Community Consultation PolicyCouncilJun-99Aug-19CJ111-08/19
Community Funding Program PolicyCityOct-05Aug-21CJ127-08/21
Complaint Investigation PolicyCityMay-21May-21CJ071-05/21
Consulting Rooms Local Planning PolicyPlanningJun-13Mar-20CJ033-03/20
Container Deposit Scheme Infrastructure Local Planning PolicyPlanningAug-20Aug-20CJ120-08/20
Cubby Houses PolicyPlanningFeb-09Aug-12CJ168-08/12
Dedicated Car Parking for Seniors and Parents with Prams PolicyCouncilDec-10Feb-18CJ027-02/18
Development in Housing Opportunity Areas Local Planning PolicyPlanningMar-21Mar-21CJ023-03/21
Development Proposals Before the State Administrative Tribunal PolicyCityOct-05Feb-18CJ027-02/18
Disposal of Minor Surplus Assets PolicyCityMar-02Aug-19CJ114-08/19
Elected Members' Communications PolicyCityMar-12Aug-21CJ125-08/21
Elected Members' Entitlements PolicyCouncilMar-12May-21CJ072-05/21
Elections Caretaker PolicyCityDec-18Aug-21CJ126-08/21
Environmentally Sustainable Design for City Buildings PolicyCouncilNov-10Aug-12CJ165-08/12
Environmentally Sustainable Design PolicyPlanningMar-11Jun-13CJ114-06/13
Facility Hire Subsidy PolicyCouncilNov-12Dec-14CJ243-12/14
Fraud Corruption and Misconduct Control PolicyCouncilDec-16Dec-16CJ227-12/16
Freeman of the City of Joondalup PolicyCouncilNov-06Dec-18CJ230-12/18
High Risk Bookings in Community FacilitiesCouncilAug-15Aug-15CJ148-08/15
Home-based Business Local Planning PolicyPlanningSep-99
Mar-20CJ033-03/20
Investment of Available Funds PolicyCityApr-08Oct-20CJ160-10/20
Joondalup-Design-Review-Panel-Local-Planning-PolicyPlanningMay-21May-21CJ070-05/21
Legal Representation for Elected Members and Employees PolicyCityJun-99Jul-14CJ128-07/14
Light Industry Zone Local Planning PolicyPlanningOct-18Oct-18CJ184-10/18
McLarty Avenue Local Planning PolicyPlanningJun-17Jun-17CJ109-06/17
Medium-density Single House Development Standards Local Planning PolicyPlanningJun-17Jun-17CJ106-06/17
Memorials in Public Reserves PolicyCityDec-09Dec-16CJ228-12/16
Naming of Public Facilities PolicyCityJun-99Feb-18CJ027-02/18
Non-residential Development in the Residential Zone Local Planning PolicyPlanningOct-18Mar-20CJ033-03/20
Notification of Approved Commercial Development PolicyPlanningOct-09Aug-12CJ160-08/12
Notification of Public Works PolicyCouncilAug-20Aug-20CJ117-08/20
Parking Schemes PolicyCouncilAug-12Feb-18CJ027-02/18
Payments of Rates and Charges PolicyCityJun-99May-21CJ069-05/21
Payments to Employee in Addition to a Contract or Award PolicyCityOct-05Oct-18CJ182-10/18
Planning Consultation Local Planning PolicyPlanningMar-20Mar-20CJ033-03/20
Private Community Purposes Zone Local Planning PolicyPlanningOct-18Oct-18CJ184-10/18
Public Art PolicyCityApr-17Apr-17CJ054-04/17
Purchasing PolicyCityJul-99May-20CJ070-05/20
Rates Hardship PolicyCouncilMay-21May-21CJ068-05/21
Records Management PolicyCityMar-04Aug-19CJ112-08/19
Recovery of Costs Awarded to the City PolicyCityFeb-07May-12CJ093-05/12
Requests for New or Capital Upgrades to Existing Community Buildings PolicyCityOct-05Nov-12CJ260-11/12
Requests for Sale of Public Open Space Reserves PolicyPlanningSep-06Aug-12CJ160-08/12
Residential Development Local Planning PolicyPlanningDec-15Mar-21CJ228-12/15
Retaining Walls - Subdivision PolicyPlanningJun-99Oct-07CJ207-10/07
Risk Management PolicyCitySep-13Oct-20CJ158-10/20
Satellite Dishes, Aerials and Radio Equipment PolicyPlanningOct-06Mar-20CJ033-03/20
Short-term Accommodation Local Planning PolicyPlanningSep-11Mar-20CJ033-03/20
Specified Area Rating PolicyCouncilMar-10May-21CJ067-05/21
Stormwater Management PolicyCityJul-99Dec-15CJ226-12/15
Streetlight Shading PolicyCityDec-10Jun-18CJ111-06/18
Subdivision and Dwelling Development Adjoining Areas of Public Space PolicyPlanningOct-09Nov-12CJ256-11/12
Sustainability PolicyCouncilDec-05Feb-18CJ027-02/18
Telecommunications Infrastructure Local Planning PolicyPlanningDec-02Mar-20CJ033-03/20
Use of Sea Containers PolicyPlanningAug-15Aug-15CJ146-08/15
Vandalism to Vegetation on City Land PolicyCityMar-11Jun-18CJ111-06/18
Visual Arts PolicyCityJun-99Mar-16CJ044-03/16
Volunteer PolicyCityOct-07Apr-17CJ052-04/17