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 PDF, 56.2 KB


17/04/2021 - 17/05/2021

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 PDF, 76.0 KB



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