Meander Valley Planning Scheme

What is the Planning Scheme?

The Planning Scheme is a set of regulations that guide the use and development of land.

Most property development is assessed under the Planning Scheme. Some works of a minor nature are exempt from assessment.

Approval of the Meander Valley Local Provisions Schedule for the Tasmanian Planning Scheme

The Tasmanian Planning Commission has approved the Meander Valley Local Provisions Schedule which commenced the operation of the Tasmanian Planning Scheme in the Meander Valley municipality on 19 April 2021. This replaces the Meander Valley Interim Planning Scheme 2013 which is no longer in effect.

All development proposals will now be assessed under the Tasmanian Planning Scheme, which in Meander Valley is made up of the State Planning Provisions and the Meander Valley Local Provisions Schedule and includes:

• The zone maps and the associated State Planning Provisions for each zone;
• Particular Purpose Zone;
• Specific Area Plans – maps and associated local provisions;
• Site Specific Qualifications;
• Code overlay maps and the associated State Planning Provisions for each overlay;
• Code lists.

The planning scheme maps and the written provisions of the planning scheme can be viewed on the Tasmanian Government iplan website at www.iplan.tas.gov.au by clicking Meander Valley in the list of planning schemes.

To view a copy of the approved Meander Valley Local Provisions Schedule, click here

For more details about the transition process or to view the Draft Meander Valley Local Provisions Schedule, click here


Notice of Amendment to the Tasmanian Planning Scheme - Meander Valley

Notice is hereby given that the Tasmanian Planning Commission has approved Amendment 1-2020 to:

  1. Rezone land bound by Dexter Street, Jones Street, Taylor Street and Shadforth Street (CT's: 15169/1 & 108079/1) from Low Density Residential to General Residential; and
  2. Rezone CT: 129482/2 and a portion of Crown land north of Quamby Brook from Agriculture to Utilities.

The approved amendment came into operation on 16 June 2021.

To view a copy of the approved amendment, click here


Notice of Amendment to the Tasmanian Planning Scheme - Meander Valley

Notice is hereby given that the Tasmanian Planning Commission has approved Amendment 2-2020 to:

  1. Rezone 2 Panorama Road and part of 12 Neptune Drive, Blackstone Heights from Low Density Residential to Local Business; and
  2. Insert the Blackstone Heights Local Business Specific Area Plan.

The approved amendment came into operation on 2 June 2021.

To view a copy of the approved amendment, click here


Use Discover Meander Valley to find out more about a property

Discover Meander Valley is Council's local mapping software. You can view planning maps, current development applications and perform a property search.

Click on the link below and select the "Development" button. Click on the map or enter the address of a property to perform a search and generate a report that can be downloaded and/or printed. If you have a question about a particular property, you can email Council's Development Services Department directly by clicking on the Property Enquiry button.

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