EPT Update News (Last post 13 February 2019)

Welcome to the web browser version of the Environmental Planning Tool (EPT) - A quick gateway for Local Government and State Government Agencies to environmental information relevant to land use planning, infrastructure project delivery and natural resource management.

It will suit casual uses of the EPT where you may want to quickly look up some environmental and planning information in an area without the necessity of downloading a desktop application. The web browser EPT version will run in any modern web browser. To access the full capabilities of the EPT, consider using the desktop version available for PCs and Macs.


  • Nearly 290 data layers (in subscription version) including results of natural area prioritisation;
  • Covering the whole of Western Australia;
  • Easy guide on how to interpret the information;
  • Providing regional context for local assessments;
  • Reporting functions linked to regulatory processes to allow simple efficient analysis and communication between stakeholders.


  • Quickly collate desktop assessment information at property, reserve, subdivision, structure plan level or any area of interest;
  • Check data coverage for an area of interest Use it as quick data checklist during site visits in the field

To access the full capabilities of the EPT, consider using the desktop version available for PCs and Macs.

The desktop version includes a range of functions to:

  • Define specific project areas and footprints for future activities such as waste disposal, road widening, car park location, extent of weed control activities or revegetation projects;
  • Generate reports and maps to support compliance with regulatory processes;
  • Exchange data with relevant stakeholders;
  • Monitor progress of management activities.



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Environmental Planning Tool Public Version

Terms and Conditions of Use

The Environmental Planning Tool Public Version provides access to spatial layers developed as part of the natural area modelling undertaken for the Regional framework for Local Biodiversity Conservation priorities for Perth and Peel project. The Mapping Viewer provides free access to these layers and other relevant environmental and environmental policy layers from various sources. If you wish to access the Information you must first read the following conditions:

1. Use of Information

The information on this website has been provided by various Government Departments or custodians ("Contributors") and is provided for use only in accordance with these conditions and subject to the terms of strict licence agreements ("Licence Agreements") between the Western Australia Local Government Association ("WALGA") and the Contributors. The information provided through this website is made available on the basis that the users will be responsible for making their own assessment on the information or data presented. The information is provided free of charge to anyone, as long as it is not on-sold or rebadged without written permission of the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA).

2. Nature and Accuracy of the Information

The Information contained in this website is not professional advice and is presented as a guide only. Neither WALGA nor the Contributors guarantee that the Information is accurate, correct or up to date. The Information on this website has been compiled from a variety of different sources and provided by a number of different Contributors and is subject to change from time to time without notice. Users must take account of this fact when assessing and using the Information. Anyone intending to rely on any of the Information on this website should verify the information independently, including contacting the Contributor by making contact with the contacts provided in the Metadata Statement for each dataset used by this website.

3. Waiver and Indemnity

As a condition of viewing the Information contained on this website you waive and release WALGA and the Contributor from any claims related to the use of or reliance upon the Information obtained from this website. Neither WALGA nor the Contributors will accept any liability however arising, including liability for negligence, or for any loss resulting from the use of or reliance upon the Information on this website.

4. Copyright and Intellectual Property

The Information and the data sources within this website have been obtained under licence from the Contributors. You agree that intellectual property rights over and in respect of the Information will at all times remain with the Contributor or WALGA as the case may be. Subject to the Conditions you are entitled to use the Information but you do not acquire any rights of ownership to the Information. Information in the manner it appears on this website is copyright. Subject to any applicable legislation, these Conditions and the Licence Agreements, the Information may only be used, copied or otherwise reproduced, printed, or stored in a retrieval system or transmitted by users on the understanding and by the user agreeing that at all times copyright in the material on this website remains with the WALGA and the Contributors as the case may be. If you use Information on this website then you must cite this website as being the source of the Information and acknowledge the Contributors copyright in the Information.