Residential design codes

Residential Design Codes provide the basis for residential development throughout Western Australia. These codes aim to improve residential design outcomes throughout the state by:

  • addressing emerging design trends
  • promoting sustainability
  • improving clarity 
  • highlighting assessment pathways

Also commonly known as R-Codes, they provide a comprehensive basis for directing residential development throughout WA.  

Visit the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage for more information.  


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