Minister's Advisory Statements

The following three Advisory Statements have been prepared to assist councils, primarily with respect to the preparation of the Local Provisions Schedules (LPSs), and have been endorsed by the Minister for Planning and Local Government.

Advisory Statement Transitional Arrangements for Existing Particular Purpose Zones, Specific Area Plans & Site Specific Qualifications (pdf, 254.4 KB), provides information on transitioning existing particular provisions in interim planning schemes to the Local Provisions Schedules (LPSs), such as the conversion of specific area plans and particular purpose zones to the same, or the most appropriate mechanism.

Additionally, the Government is introducing a further refinement to the savings provisions in the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (the Act) for continuing protection for places listed in heritage codes.

Advisory Statement Amendment of Regional Land Use Strategies for the finalisation of draft Local Provisions Schedules (pdf, 152.2 KB), provides guidance to planning authorities and the three regional council groups in relation to the process for amendments to RLUS, should they be required.

The time for a more comprehensive review of the regional land use strategies will follow the introduction of the Government's Tasmanian Planning Policies (TPPs), which will not be implemented through the first LPSs.

Advisory Statement Amendments to the State Planning Provisions (pdf, 137.2 KB), provides advice on the process for amendments to the SPPs, as outlined in Division 2 of Part 3 of the Act.