Planning directives

arrow Planning Directive No. 1 – The Format and Structure of Planning Schemes (Modified) (PDF, 523.4 KB) 100 pages 02/2016

The Planning Directive was issued by the Minister for Planning under s.13(1) of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 and came into effect on 17 February 2016. It replaces the previous version which came into effect on 18 June 2014.


arrow Planning Directive No. 4.1 – Standards for Residential Development in the General Residential Zone (Modified) (PDF, 1.0 MB) 31 pages 06/2014

This Planning Directive has been issued by the Minister for Planning under s.13(1) of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 and came into effect on 18 June 2014.


arrow Planning Directive No. 5.1 – Bushfire-Prone Areas Code (PDF, 237.6 KB) 19 pages 09/2017

On the 8 August 2017, the Minister for Planning issued the Planning Directive under s. 13(1) of the former provisions of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 and came into effect on 1 September 2017. The Planning Directive replaces Interim Planning Directive No. 1.1 – Bushfire-Prone Areas Code and revokes Planning Directive No. 5 – Bushfire-Prone Areas Code.


arrow Planning Directive No. 6 - Exemption and Standards for Visitor Accommodation in Planning Schemes (PDF, 160.3 KB) 6 pages 08/2018

A minor modification to the Planning Directive No. 6 was issued by the Minister for Planning on 1 August 2018 to clarify the operation of Acceptable Solution A1 in clause 3.1(e).

For more information about the regulatory changes associated with Visitor Accommodation use refer to the Government's Tasmanian Planning Scheme Reform website.


arrow Planning Directive No. 7 - Permits for Temporary Housing (PDF, 742.8 KB) 8 pages 09/2020

This Planning Directive has been issued by the Minister for Planning under section 13(1)(a) of the former provisions of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (the Act) and came into effect on 16 September 2020. The Planning Directive replaces Interim Planning Directive No.3 - Permits for Temporary Housing.

For more information refer to the Government's Tasmanian Planning Reform website.