Planning scheme amendments

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

Advertised Amendments

No amendments currently on exhibition. 

Recently Determined Amendments

Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015

PSA-20-1 Amendment and s.43A Permit PLN-20-146 – 342 & 344 Sandy Bay Road

The Tasmanian Planning Commission (TPC) has given final approval to the above amendment and s.43A permit which came into operation on 19 June 2020.

The amendment rezones 342 Sandy Bay Road (containing a driveway and part of a boat shed) from Open Space to General Residential, and rezones a portion of adjacent Crown land (containing the remainder of the boat shed) from Environmental Management to General Residential.  The amendment also extends the overlay for Heritage Precinct SB8 over the rezoned portion of Crown land. 

A permit pursuant to S43A of the former provisions of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 has also been approved for subdivision (lot consolidation) to consolidate the rezoned portion of Crown land with 342 and 344 Sandy Bay Road into a single lot.

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 http://iplan.tas.gov.au.

Approved amendment(PDF, 933KB)

Approved permit(PDF, 642KB)

TPC decision(PDF, 285KB)

Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015

PSA-19-4 Amendment – Light Industrial Zone Use Table

The Tasmanian Planning Commission has given final approval to the above amendment which came into operation on 4 May 2020.

The amendment modifies the use table of the Light Industrial Zone to allow for resource processing (only if for a distillery or brewery) and unqualified food services uses as discretionary uses if they are at 284A-284D Argyle Street (CT 104000/1).  The amendment also inserts a new clause in the Light Industrial Zone Purpose Statements.

The amendment can be viewed below. If you require a hard copy, please contact Sarah Crawford on 62382157. A copy of the Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015 as amended is available at http://iplan.tas.gov.au.

Approved amendment(PDF, 133KB)

TPC decision(PDF, 223KB)

Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015

PSA-19-3 Amendment – Significant Trees

The Tasmanian Planning Commission has given final approval to the above amendment which came into operation on 25 March 2020.

The amendment inserts an additional 79 listings for trees and hedges into Table E24.1 – Significant Tree List.  The amendment also inserts a new acceptable solution and related definition into the Significant Trees Code to allow a permitted pathway for removal of significant trees that have died of natural causes.

The amendments 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 http://iplan.tas.gov.au.

Approved amendment(PDF, 238KB)

TPC decision

Significant Tree Register(PDF, 73MB)

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, 1MB)