Amendment 01-2018 made to the State Planning Provisions

The Minister for Planning, following the preparation of a Terms of Reference (PDF, 25.4 KB) and subsequent notice being given in the three Tasmanian newspapers, prepared draft amendment 01-2018 of the State Planning Provisions (SPPs)

The draft amendment comprises of a number of minor revisions to the SPPs to correct errors, clarify the operation of the provisions, and remove inconsistencies. The draft amendment also brings the SPPs into conformity with Planning Directive No. 6 – Exemption and Standards for Visitor Accommodation in Planning Schemes (PDF, 160.3 KB) following a determination made by the Minister in accordance with section 30BA of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (the Act).

Consultation was undertaken on the draft amendment with the Tasmanian Planning Commission (the Commission), local planning authorities, and relevant State Service Agencies and State authorities as required by section 30D(2) of the Act.

Revisions were made to the draft amendment following consultation. The Minister approved the revised draft amendment for public exhibition and submitted it to the Commission for consideration.

The Minister, after receiving advice from the Commission, declared in accordance with section 30H(2) of the Act that public exhibition was not required for draft amendment 01-2018. Notice of the Minister’s declaration was given in the Gazette. The Minister, in making his decision, was satisfied that the draft amendment was for one or more of the purposes outlined in section 30H(3)(b) of the Act and that the public interest would not be prejudiced by the draft amendment not being publicly exhibited.

The Commission finalised its assessment of the draft amendment and reported to the Minister in accordance with section 30J of the Act. Download the Commission’s report  (external link).

The Minister, after considering and accepting the recommendations in the Commission’s report, made amendment 01-2018 to the SPPs in accordance with section 30P(5)(a) of the Act.

Amendment 01-2018 to the SPPs came into effect on 19 February 2020 as part of the Tasmanian Planning Scheme.
Download the amended State Planning Provisions .