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Planning, Development and Valuation

SAT can review planning decisions relating to applications for development and sub-division, including decisions of a local government, the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC), the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) and development assessment panels (DAP).

SAT can also hear cases regarding compensation for the compulsory acquisition of land under the Land Administration Act 1997. SAT can also make determinations regarding land which has been injuriously affected under the Planning and Development Act 2005.

SAT can review decisions on objections to valuations under the Valuation of Land Act 1978.

SAT can review decisions made by the Heritage Council of Western Australia or the Minister under the Heritage Act 2018 (including reviewing protection orders and repair orders) and applications regarding heritage agreements. SAT can also make orders or injunctions for the purpose of securing compliance with the Act.

SAT can review decisions of the Minister regarding consent to use land, or applications by the Minister regarding Aboriginal cultural material, under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972.

Heritage considerations also play a role in planning decisions.

Last updated: 22 August 2023

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