The draft planning directive proposes to provide for early implementation of some elements of the State Planning Provisions (SPPs) through interim planning schemes. In particular, these cover:
- certain exemptions and general provisions;
- the application requirements;
- the development standards for dwellings in the General Residential Zone and Inner Residential Zone; and
- terms and definitions that relate to the above provisions.
Commission receives direction from the Minister for Planning under section 11 of the former provisions
The Minister for Planning provided a direction for the Commission to undertake an assessment of the draft Planning Directive under section 11 of the former provisions of LUPAA.Minister for Planning – direction to undertake assessment 7 December 2020
Supporting materialDraft Planning Directive No. 8 background report 20 October 2020 22/02/2021
Exhibition of draft planning directive
The draft planning directive is on exhibition during this period. All exhibition documents are available below.Public notice - Draft Planning Directive No. 8 - public notice April 2021
The number of representations received during this exhibition: 9
Exhibition documentsDraft Planning Directive No 8 - State Planning Provisions Exemptions Application Requirements Special Provisions and Zone Provisions 16/04/2021
RepresentationsNorthern Midlands Council 18 May 2021 02/09/2021 TasNetworks 17 May 2021 02/09/2021 Planning Matters Alliance 17 May 2021 02/09/2021 Kingborough Council 17 May 2021 02/09/2021 Hobart City Council 17 May 2021 02/09/2021 Glenorchy City Council 17 May 2021 02/09/2021 Department of State Growth 17 May 2021 02/09/2021 Brighton Council 17 May 2021 02/09/2021 Brian Walsh 17 May 2021 02/09/2021
The Minister advised on 25 August 2021 that following amendments to the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 he intends to waive the normal assessment process for draft Planning Directive No.8 and issue the planning directive in accordance with Schedule 6,Clause 3(2A) of the Act.