Planning scheme amendments

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

Advertised amendments

PSA-17-6 Amendment – Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 - PSA-17-7 Amendment – Sullivans Cove Planning Scheme 1997 – Royal Hobart Hospital Helipad Airspace provisions

The above planning scheme amendments have been certified in accordance with section 35 of the former provisions of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993.

The amendments insert a Specific Area Plan (F4.0) into the Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 and a new Schedule 10 into the Sullivans Cove Planning Scheme 1997 to ensure that development in the vicinity of the proposed Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) helipad does not obstruct safe air navigation.

The amendment and supporting information are on display at the City of Hobart Customer Service Centre, 16 Elizabeth Street Hobart or can be downloaded below.

Representations may be made by any person in writing addressed to the General Manager, City of Hobart, GPO Box 503, Hobart 7001, or by email to coh@hobartcity.com.au  by 23 October 2017.

If you require any further information please contact James McIlhenny on 6238 2891.

Council Report(PDF, 7MB)

Council Decision(PDF, 21KB)

Instrument of Certification and Amendment Document for the Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015(PDF, 820KB)

Instrument of Certification and Amendment Document for the Sullivans Cove Planning Scheme 1997(PDF, 821KB)

PSA-17-4 Amendment – Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 – Bushfire Prone Areas Overlay

The above planning scheme amendment has been certified in accordance with section 35 of the former provisions of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993.

The amendment is to insert a Bushfire Prone Areas Overlay map into the Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 .

The amendment and supporting information are on display at the City of Hobart Customer Service Centre, 16 Elizabeth Street Hobart or can be downloaded below.

Representations may be made by any person in writing addressed to the General Manager, City of Hobart, GPO Box 503, Hobart 7001, or by email to coh@hobartcity.com.au  by 9 October 2017.

If you require any further information please contact James McIlhenny on 6238 2891.

Council Report(PDF, 135KB)

Instrument of Certification and Amendment Document(PDF, 1MB)

TFS Report and Maps(PDF, 10MB)

PSA-17-5 Amendment and S43A permit – Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 – 286 Argyle Street rezoning and multiple dwelling development

The above planning scheme amendment has been certified in accordance with section 35 and the permit has been approved in accordance with S43A of the former provisions of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993.

The amendment is to rezone the property at 286 Argyle Street, North Hobart from Light Industrial to Inner Residential. 

The amendment is combined with a planning permit for partial demolition, alterations, signage, and change of use to twelve multiple dwellings’, pursuant to s43A of the former provisions of the Act.

The amendment, draft permit and supporting information are on display at the City of Hobart Customer Service Centre, 16 Elizabeth Street Hobart or can be downloaded below.

Representations may be made by any person in writing addressed to the General Manager, City of Hobart, GPO Box 503, Hobart 7001, or by email to coh@hobartcity.com.au  by 9 October 2017.

If you require any further information please contact Michaela Nolan on 6238 2157.

Amendment Document.(PDF, 122KB)

Application Report and Plans(PDF, 45MB)

Council Amendment Report(PDF, 1MB)

Council Planning Report and Permit(PDF, 924KB)

Instrument of Certification(PDF, 79KB)

PSA-17-3 Amendment – Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 – Amendment to the Height Standards in the Central Business Zone

The above planning scheme amendment has been certified in accordance with section 35 of the former provisions of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993.

The amendment relates to clauses 22.1.3 Desired Future Character Statements and 22.4.1 Building Height in the Central Business Zone. 

The amendment inserts a Desired Future Character Statement and performance criteria setting out the townscape and streetscape elements that would be considered in relation to proposed developments that do not meet the acceptable solutions in relation to height.

The amendment and supporting information can be downloaded below.

The exhibition period for this amendment has finished, however Council is in the process of assessing the representations received and the documents are retained here to provide public access.

If you require any further information please contact James McIlhenny on 6238 2891.

Amendment Document(PDF, 427KB)

Amendments in context (PDF, 346KB)

Council Resolution(PDF, 70KB)

Council Report(PDF, 409KB)

Height Standards Performance Criteria Review Report, Leigh Woolley (2016)(PDF, 23MB)

Height Standards Review Project Brief(PDF, 6MB)

Instrument of Certification (PDF, 45KB)

Public Information Session Slides(PDF, 2MB)

Sullivans Cove Planning Scheme 1997 – recently approved amendments

No amendments have been approved since 18 November 2016.

A list of past amendments can be found within the Sullivan’s Cove Planning Scheme 1997(PDF, 9MB)

Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 recent and past amendments

A list of recent and past amendments for the Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 can be found at iplan.tas.gov.au

A copy of the Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 as amended is available for viewing online at iplan.tas.gov.au 

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 Scheme Amendment 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:

A guide to making requests for Planning Scheme Amendments(PDF, 942KB)