Housing Land Supply (Howrah No. 2) Order 2022

Adjacent to 313 Clarence Street, Howrah

What's new? Consultations have now closed on the proposed Housing Land Supply order under the Housing Land Supply Act 2018. Submissions are currently being reviewed and a report will be prepared for the Minister for Planning to consider tabling the proposed Order in Parliament.

Consultation period: CLOSED

Summary

Details of the proposed Order

  • The site is currently zoned Utilities and development of the site for residential housing is prohibited under the zone.
  • The proposed Order if approved, will result in part of the land being rezoned to the General Residential Zone.
  • Rezoning the land will enable Communities Tasmania to increase their supply of social and affordable housing within the Clarence Municipality.

Details of the site

  • The proposed Order relates to approximately 1300m2 of land located at adjacent to 313 Clarence Street Howrah and forms parts of title reference FR 6109/1.
  • The land is owned by the Department of State Growth and surplus to the formation of the South Arm Highway.
  • The area of land in the proposed Order has potential to yield up to approximately 4 dwelling units dependent on the type of development proposed and addressing the requirements of the Tasmanian Planning Scheme through the Clarence Local Provisions Schedule and the State Planning Provisions.
  • Further details of the site are contained in the attached reports.

Housing Land Supply (Howrah No 2) Order 2022 - Map

Consultation

Key documents

The proposed Order and the Minister for Planning's statement of reasons can be viewed below:

  1. Consultation Package – including proposed Order, Minister’s Statement of Reasons and frequently asked questions (PDF, 825.7 KB)
  2. Planning Submission report prepared by All Urban Planning Pty Ltd for the Department of Communities Tasmania. (PDF, 1.9 MB)

The public were invited to make submissions in relation to the proposed Order within the exhibition period.

Personal Information

The Minister for Planning will consider all Housing Land Supply Order submissions in accordance with legislation before determining whether to table the proposed Order in Parliament or not. Where the Order is tabled, the submissions are included for Parliament’s review. Either House of Parliament can disallow (refuse) a proposed Order.

If the Minister for Planning determines not to table the proposed Order in Parliament, legislation requires the Minister to publish all submissions received and provide reasons for not tabling the proposed Order.

No personal information other than an individual’s name or the organisation making a submission will be presented to Parliament or published.

For further information, please contact the State Planning Office by emailing stateplanning@dpac.tas.gov.au, or read the Tasmanian Government Public Submissions Policy.