To apply for grant of a permit to commence and carry out a use or development on land, you will need to lodge a permit application with the planning authority.
A permit application must –
- include a signed application form(PDF, 276KB) ;
- identify the land on which the proposed use or development will be carried out, and include a full copy of each certificate of title;
- contain the consent in writing of the owner of the land to lodge the application if the land is Crown land or is land owned or managed by a State authority or a council;
- contain details of the location of the proposed use or development;
- contain a full description of the proposed use or development;
- indicate how it is proposed that the proposed use or development will comply with each relevant standard and purpose statement in the Tasmanian Planning Scheme (TPS) that is applicable to the proposed use or development;
- contain any report by a suitably qualified person required by an applicable provision of the TPS;
- contain any advice or approval required by a provision the TPS to form part of a permit application; and
- include payment in full for any applicable fee(PDF, 84KB)
The application may contain any document, image, plan, or other material to assist understanding of the characteristics and conditions of the land and the locality; support or enhance a description of the proposed use or development; or help to describe the operation and likely impact of the proposed use or development, including any specialist report to address an applicable zone or code requirement.
The planning authority may request you provide additional information if the information contained in the permit application is not sufficient to enable it to decide whether the proposed use or development will comply with the applicable requirements of the planning scheme.