Current status - last updated 23/02/2022 :Completed


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


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.

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