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The keeping of livestock includes, but is not limited to the stabling or paddocking of:
When is a planning application required?
Special Rural Zones
Swan Valley Rural Zone
Rural Living Zone
Rural Residential Zone
When the City considers a livestock application, we assess the application against the requirements of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Stocking rate guidelines for rural small holdings.
The type of livestock proposed to be kept on a property and what they are being used for will affect the assigned land use classification. Land use classifications we may assign to your proposal (as defined in the City's Local Planning Scheme No.17(PDF, 2MB)) include:
The following information needs to be included in your planning application. You may submit your application to the City via post or in person. The City does not currently accept electronic planning applications.
If you require an application because your property is affected by aircraft noise, please also familiarise yourself with the Section 70A notification process, prior to submitting your application.
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City of Swan
Address: 2 Midland Square, Midland,
Tel: (08) 9267 9267
Fax: (08) 9267 9444
Postal Address: PO Box 196, Midland,
The City of Swan acknowledges the Whadjuk (Noongar) people, who are the traditional custodians of this country. We pay respect to their culture, history and their elders past and present.