The Commission is an independent statutory authority established under the Tasmanian Planning Commission Act 1997. It has a number of roles including:

  • considering and approving draft planning scheme amendments and combined permits
  • assessing and approving major projects
  • reporting on draft State Policies and Tasmanian Planning Policies
  • advising on amendments to the State Planning Provisions (SPPs)
  • considering and approving Local Provisions Schedules (LPSs)
  • advising on draft planning directives
  • inquiring into the future use of public land
  • reviewing reports and submissions on draft management plans
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