Information to include in your planning application

When lodging an application you need to submit the following materials.

  • Landowner consent
  • if the work proposed is on Council owned land, then you will need to obtain written consent from the general manager of Hobart City Council to lodge the planning application. Contact a Planning officer on 03 6238 2715 for details on obtaining landlord consent.
  • If the work is on land owned by the Crown please contact Crown Land services 03 6233 6413.
  • You need to provide a full copy of title including details on any restrictions, easements, covenants or Part 5 Agreements (Section 71 of LUPAA) on the title. This can be obtained from the Office of the Recorder of TitlesService Tasmania offices or via the Land Information System Tasmania, commonly known as the LIST.
  • Supporting document
    • Plans
    • Planning report or cover letter explaining the proposal
    • Other reports such as geotechnical reports, bushfire reports, and traffic reports may also be included
  • The plans should be in PDF format and include things such as:
  • north point
  • floor plan for each level (usually 1:100) indicating internal layout and placement of windows and doors
  • elevation details indicating height of building, location of windows and doors, materials to be used and colour of materials on external surfaces
  • site layout (usually 1:200) indicating (as relevant):
  • location of buildings
  • access
  • parking and manoeuvring area
  • distance from boundaries
  • contours
  • trees to be removed
  • location of buildings on adjoining lots
  • buildings to be demolished if relevant
  • rights of way or easements
  • cut and fill
  • open space
  • existing structures
  • landscape plan.
  • For commercial and industrial uses, additional information is likely to be required such as:

    • information on materials or goods to be produced or stored
    • waste produced and its management
    • machinery being used and likely noise emissions
    • hours of operation
    • number of employees.