Planning scheme amendments

The planning schemes controlling development in the City of Hobart are amended periodically.

Advertised amendments

There are currently no amendments on public exhibition.

Recently determined amendments

Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015

PSA-20-2 Amendment – Vehicle Parking at 321-323A and 325 Elizabeth Street and 16A Lefroy Street

The Tasmanian Planning Commission (TPC) has given final approval to the above amendment which came into operation on 15 June 2021.

The amendment modifies the use table of the Inner Residential Zone to allow for vehicle parking as a discretionary use, only if at 321-323A Elizabeth Street, 325 Elizabeth Street, or 16A Lefroy Street, North Hobart.

The amendment can be viewed below, or at the City of Hobart Customer Service Centre, 16 Elizabeth Street Hobart. A copy of the Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 as amended is available at iplan.tas.gov.au.

Approved amendment(PDF, 126KB)

TPC decision(PDF, 183KB)

PSA-19-1 Amendment – Amenity Standards in the Central Business and Commercial Zones

The Tasmanian Planning Commission gave final approval to the above amendment which came into operation on 19 November 2020.

The amendment proposes amenity standards relating to noise, access to daylight and natural ventilation, open space, storage and waste storage and collection for developments (primarily residential and serviced apartments) in the Central Business and Commercial zones.

The amendment can be viewed below, or at the City of Hobart Customer Service Centre, 16 Elizabeth Hobart. A copy of the Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 is available at iplan.tas.gov.au.

Approved amendment(PDF, 467KB)

TPC decision(PDF, 369KB)


Sullivans Cove Planning Scheme 1997

SUL 01-2019A Minor Amendment – Correction to Figure 32.3 of the Macquarie Point Site Development Plan

The Tasmanian Planning Commission has given final approval to the above Minor Amendment which came into operation on 10 March 2021.

The amendment corrects an error in the key of 'Figure 32.3 – Development Framework Plan' under the Macquarie Point Site Development Plan.

The amendment can be viewed below, or at the City of Hobart Customer Service Centre, 16 Elizabeth Hobart. A copy of the amended Sullivans Cove Planning Scheme 1997 is available on the planning schemes page.

Approved amendment(PDF, 318KB)

Guide for making amendments

To help the community understand Hobart's planning system, the City of Hobart has prepared a guide outlining the process of making amendments to a planning scheme.

The Planning Scheme Amendment Request Guide explains how to apply for an amendment to the planning scheme including the information required to support a request for any change.

Copies of the guide are available free of charge through the Customer Service Centre, 16 Elizabeth Street, Hobart or as downloadable documents:

Planning Scheme Amendments Request Guide(PDF, 1MB)