Modified Bushfire-Prone Areas Code

22 February 2017: The Minister has issued a modified Bushfire-Prone Areas Code.

The Minister for Planning and Local Government has issued Interim Planning Directive No. 1.1 – Bushfire-Prone Areas Code (PDF, 200.7 KB). He has also requested that the Commission undertake an assessment of the planning directive.

Changes will also be made to the Director of Building Control’s Determination – Requirements for Building in Bushfire-Prone Areas.

View the Information Sheet about the new Bushfire-Prone Areas Code (pdf, 740.5 KB) for more details.

Contact: Tasmanian Planning Commission

Phone: (03) 6165 6828 or email