Plans and Strategies
New technology, a growing population and an increasing focus on sustainability are just some of the factors changing the way people work, live and travel around within the City of Belmont.
The City has an exciting future planned to meet these expanding needs, guided by the plans and strategies of its elected Council.
The Strategic Community Plan 2020-2040
This Plan shapes all other strategies across the City, outling the way Council will guide the future of Belmont, in collaboration with the community.
The Strategic Community Plan sets the long-term direction and focus for Council’s planning, budget and resource allocation process. It also describes how Council priorities and strategies will be managed, and the services, programs and projects to be delivered.
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Corporate Business Plan 2021-2025
The Corporate Business Plan is an important part of the City's Integrated Planning and Reporting (IPR) Framework and guides the implementation of the Strategic Community Plan. The Corporate Business Plan translates the aspirations and strategies of the Strategic Community Plan into operational priorities and indicates how they will be resourced over a four year period, and articulates how the Strategic Community Plan will be delivered through services, capital works, projects and activities.
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Placemaking Strategy 2018-2023
The City of Belmont Community Placemaking Strategy sets the direction that Council will take to create public spaces that promote health, happiness, wellbeing and prosperity. This will be achieved by drawing on the community’s assets, aspirations and potential.
The Strategy aims to create:
- Public spaces that promote health, happiness, wellbeing and prosperity;
- Empowered communities and strong partnerships; and
- Development of the City as a best practice organisation to provide strong leadership and advocacy in placemaking.
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Access and Inclusion Plan 2018-2021
The City of Belmont recognises that the whole community benefits from better designed buildings and public spaces and ensuring all members can participate in and contribute to the social fabric of the community. The Access and Inclusion Plan outlines the strategies and actions that will guide the City in continuing to respond to the needs of people with disability, their families and carers in addition to the broader community.
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Age Friendly Belmont Plan 2017-2021
The City has a significant number of senior residents, with nearly 1 in 5 of the population being 60 years of age or over. The Age Friendly Belmont initiative outlines the City’s commitment to improving the quality of life for older residents and to be a place where people are able to contribute and flourish whatever their age.
Download the Age Friendly Belmont Plan 2017-2021
Multicultural Strategy 2020 and Beyond, Celebrating our Diversity
The City is committed to working with and supporting its diverse multicultural community, by embracing and celebrating its rich culture, customs and the contribution it makes to the wider Belmont community. This commitment is detailed in the Multicultural Strategy.
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Reconciliation Action Plan 2015-2017
The City of Belmont acknowledges the Noongar Nation and specifically the Whadjuk people as the Traditional Custodians of this land and pays respects to Elders, past, present and future leaders.
The Reconciliation Action Plan includes the actions the City will take to continue to build strong relationships with the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and organisations to help people to have their voices heard, and use culturally-appropriate practices and protocols to understand and meet the needs of local communities and create opportunities.
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Urban Forest Strategy: Canopy Plan 2019-2024
Trees and canopy cover offer many benefits across the City. The actions outlined in the Canopy Plan formalise the importance of planning for trees and canopy cover in the urban environment.
Download Urban Forest Strategy: Canopy Plan 2019-2024
Belmont Foreshore Precinct Plan
The purpose of the City of Belmont Foreshore Precinct Plan is to provide a detailed planning tool to guide development and uses within the river setting; and ensure that the landscape values of the river system are conserved or enhanced for present and future generations. The plan guides the future use and management of the Belmont foreshore and the development interface with the Parks and Recreation reserve.
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Youth Strategy 2019 and Beyond
The City offers a range of programs, facilities and events to hep young people access support and information, make a positive contribution, connect with others and develop valuable interpersonal, leadership, teamwork and other skills. This Strategy outlines the ways in which the City will continue to support the younger members of its community as part of its plans for the future.
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Community Safety Strategy 2018-2021
Continuing to create a safer, more connected community is a priority in the City. The Community Safety Strategy outlines the City’s aim to create an environment where the community feel safe and actually are safe through working with partners and ongoing implementation of programs.
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Sustainable Transport Plan 2019-2023
The Plan is intended to create real change towards a more sustainable transport network for the people within the City of Belmont. The objectives include for the City to be pedestrian and cyclist-friendly, traffic-calmed and accessible, and supporting sustainable transport with good public transport.
Download Sustainable Transport Plan 2019-2023 summary
Asset Management Strategy 2021 - 2025
Managing and maintain the City’s assets is an important part in creating a thriving, vibrant community in our suburbs. The condition and longevity of assets can be difficult to determine, and as such careful planning is required for potential peaks and troughs in expenditure when renewing and replacing such assets. This Strategy seeks to improve our management and progress our risk management, service management and financial efficiency in relation to the City’s assets.
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Belmont on the Move: Integrated Movement Network Strategy
Belmont on the Move is seeking to define what key elements, policies, projects and strategies are required over the next 10 years to ensure that residents, visitors and businesses can continue to move in, around and through the City. It is a strategy document that is focussed intently on local, placed based measures to effect change in travel behaviours.
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