The Huon Valley Interim Planning Scheme 2015

The Huon Valley Interim Planning Scheme 2015 applies to all use and development in the Huon Valley.  The Scheme came into effect on 31 August 2015 and replaces the 3 schemes, the Huon Planning Scheme 1979, Esperance Planning Scheme 1989 and the Port Cygnet Planning Scheme 1988.

The Scheme can be viewed here  and links to other relevant reference documents are also provided:

Planning Scheme Amendments

Tasmanian Planning Commission

Practice Notes

Flowcharts

All past amendments can be viewed here –  Include “Huon Valley Council’ in the search box

 

 

PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENTS on exhibition -

PSA-2/2017

Following the lodgement of an application with Council under former Section 43A of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (‘Act’), at its meeting on 30 September 2020 the Council:

  • Initiated Draft Amendment, PSA-2/2017, for amendments to be made to the Huon Valley Interim Planning Scheme 2015 in accordance with former Section 34(1)(a) of the Act; and
  • Certified the Draft Amendment in accordance with former Section 35(2) of the Act.

The Draft Amendment initiated and certified was to:

  • Partially rezone part of Lot 1 Channel Highway, Cygnet, (CT: 167891/1)(“Property”) from Particular Purpose Zone 1 – Urban Growth Zone to General Residential;
  • Partially rezone part of the Property from Particular Purpose Zone 1 – Urban Growth Zone to Utilities;
  • Partially rezone part of 7368 Channel Highway, Cygnet (CT: 136624/1) from General Residential to Utilities; and
  • Partially amend the application of the Scenic Landscapes Corridor Overlay over part of the Property.

The Section 43A Application was also for:

  • The issue of a draft Planning Permit under former Section 43C(1) of the Act for the subdivision of:
    • Part of the Property; and
    • Part of 7368 Channel Highway, Cygnet (CT: 136624/1),
  • Subdivision related works as set out in the application.

Draft Amendment PSA-2/2017 may be inspected at the Council Offices, 40 Main Street, Huonville during normal office hours from 19 October 2020 until 17 November 2020. In accordance with former Section 39(1) of the Act any person may make a representation on the Draft Amendment during this period in writing to the General Manager, Huon Valley Council, 40 Main Street, Huonville 7109 or by email to hvc@huonvalley.tas.gov.au Representations must include the author’s full name, contact number and postal address.

After the exhibition of the Draft Amendment, the Council will further consider the Draft Amendment as part of the statutory amendment process including any representations that are received. It will then provide a report to the Tasmanian Planning Commission, who will then arrange for a final decision to be made as to whether the Draft Amendment is approved.

If you have any queries please forward an email to hvc@huonvalley.tas.gov.au or call Council on (03) 6264 0300.

PSA-1/2020

AMENDMENT TO ATTENUATION AREA OVERLAY

On the 21 October 2020 Council initiated an amendment to the Huon Valley Interim Planning Scheme 2015 to amend the Attenuation Area Overlay applicable to the Cygnet Treatment Plant at 7321 Channel Highway, Cygnet (‘CTP’) under former Section 34(1)(b) of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (‘Act’). The Council also certified the amendment under former Section 35(2) of the Act.

The Draft Amendment is to reduce the area of the Attenuation Area Overlay from the current attenuation distance of approximately 400 metres measured from the CTP (average measurement) to 200 metres. (See further: documents relating to Draft Amendment- PSA-1/2020).

Representations

The period during which representations can be made to the Council about the Draft Amendment is from 9 November 2020 to 7 December 2020 (exhibition period). The exhibition period will therefore close on 7 December 2020. The exhibition period will be advertised in the Mercury on Saturday 7 November 2020 and Wednesday 11 November 2020.

A representation may be forwarded on the Draft Amendment during the exhibition period in writing to the General Manager, Huon Valley Council, 40 Main Street, Huonville 7109 or by email to hvc@huonvalley.tas.gov.au

Representations must include the author’s full name, contact number and postal address.

During the exhibition period the Draft Amendment may be inspected at the Council Offices, 40 Main Street, Huonville during normal office hours.

After the close of the exhibition period for the Draft Amendment, the Council will further consider the Draft Amendment as part of the statutory amendment process including any representations that are received. It will then provide a report to the Tasmanian Planning Commission, who will then arrange for a final decision to be made as to whether the Draft Amendment is approved.

Related Documents

If you have any queries about the Draft Amendment please forward an email to hvc@huonvalley.tas.gov.au or on (03) 6264 0300.

PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENTS UNDER ASSESSMENT

PSA-2/2019

A Draft Amendment (PSA-2/2019) to the Planning Scheme has been certified for public exhibition by Council that is to partially rezone land at the Cygnet Bowls Club at 15 Louisa Street, Cygnet (PID 2135267, CT 136883/1) from the Recreation Zone to the General Residential Zone in accordance with the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993.

Urgent Amendments