Local Provisions Schedules (LPSs), together with the State Planning Provisions (SPPs), form the Tasmanian Planning Scheme for a municipal area.  There are to be 29 LPSs across Tasmania. This is an assessment of a LPS to determine if it meets the LPS criteria under section 34 the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993.



LPS pre-lodgement compliance briefing (non-statutory)

Northern Midlands planning authority submitted a draft LPS to the Commission. The Commission will consider the draft LPS against the LPS criteria.


LPS post lodgement conference (non-statutory)

The Commission held a non-statutory conference with the planning authority to discuss the matters set out in the agenda published below.

Post lodgement conference agenda 5 May 2020 PDF, 111.9 KB


On 6 October 2021, the Commission directed the Northern Midlands planning authority to publicly exhibit the draft LPS.

Australian Standard AS 2021 – 2000 Acoustics – Aircraft Noise Intrusion – Building Siting and Construction is an Applied, Adopted or Incorporated Document.  This is a licensed document and payment is required to view and download the document on the SAI Global website.  You can view a hard copy of the Australian Standard at the Council or Commission offices.

22/10/2021 - 21/12/2021

Exhibition of draft LPS

The draft LPS is on exhibition during this period. All exhibition documents are available below, on the planning authority’s website and available to view in person at the:

  • Northern Midlands Council offices, 13 Smith Street Longford (Monday to Friday); and
  • Tasmanian Planning Commission offices, Level 3, 144 Macquarie Street, Hobart (Monday to Friday).

You can make a representation on the draft LPS to Northern Midlands Council during the public exhibition period.  For details on how to make a representation, please contact the Council.

Do not send your representation to the Commission.



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