Planning scheme amendments

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

Advertised Amendments

No amendments are currently being advertised.


Recently Determined Amendments

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

Approved amendment(PDF, 238KB)

TPC decision(PDF, 277KB)

Significant Tree Register(PDF, 53MB)


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)