Notice of Draft Local Planning Policy – Wind Farm/Turbines

Shire of Carnamah is inviting your comments on draft Local Planning Policy – Wind Farms/Turbines.


At the 17 April 2024 Ordinary Meeting, Council resolved to prepare and advertise the draft Planning Policy. At the April 2024 Ordinary Council Meeting, Council resolved to prepare and advertise draft LPP – Wind Farms/Turbines. The draft Policy seeks to provide guidance to decision-makers for the establishment and operation of wind farms and turbines, ensuring sustainable development, while addressing community concerns.

The draft Planning Policy can be viewed by clicking on the below link:



What is happening next?

Opportunities for the Shire of Carnamah community to be involved are now open.

Here’s how you can get involved:

  • Submission Period: 1 May 2024 to 29 May 2024.
  • Complete the Public Submission Form (links below)

Public Submission form – printable

Public Submission form – fillable

The Shire’s recommendations to Council will take into consideration the submissions made as part of this consultation process.


Local Planning Policy to be presented to Council

Following the conclusion of advertising and assessment of submissions made, the draft Planning Policy will be presented to Council for consideration. Council will then resolve to either proceed, proceed with modifications, or not proceed with the draft Planning Policy.


Have a question?

For any further enquiries, please contact Shire CEO Rob Paull email: or call 9951 7000.

Please note that written submissions are not considered confidential and may be referred to Council to assist with the proposal. Submissions are also subject to Freedom of Information requests and included as attachments to relevant reports.


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