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LAND USE PLANNING AND APPROVALS ACT 1993

- Act 70 of 1993
- Royal Assent 9 November 1993

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - Preliminary

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Interpretation
   4.      Application of Act
   5.      Objectives to be furthered
   5A.     Regional areas and regional land use strategies
   6.      Delegation
   7.      Application of Tasmanian Planning Scheme, and exercise by
           municipalities of powers, in respect of accretions from sea, &c.
   8.      Functions of Commission
   8A.     Guidelines

   PART 2 - The Tasmanian Planning Scheme

   9.      The Tasmanian Planning Scheme
   10.     Tasmanian Planning Scheme in relation to particular municipal area
   11.     Contents of planning schemes and Tasmanian Planning Scheme
   12.     Existing uses and developments

   PART 2A - Tasmanian Planning Policies

   12A.    Interpretation of Part 2A
   12B.    Contents and purposes of Tasmanian Planning Policies
   12C.    Draft of the TPPs
   12D.    Public exhibition of draft of the TPPs
   12E.    Representations
   12F.    Report by Commission
   12G.    Making of the TPPs
   12H.    Amendments of the TPPs
   12I.    Minister to review the TPPs

   PART 3 - State Planning Provisions Division 1 - Making of State
   Planning Provisions Subdivision 1 - Interpretation of Division 1

   13.     Interpretation of Division 1
           Subdivision 2 - Contents, criteria and explanatory documents in
           relation to SPPs
   14.     Contents of State Planning Provisions
   15.     SPPs criteria
   16.     Explanatory documents
           Subdivision 3 - Preparation of draft of the SPPs
   17.     Terms of reference in relation to draft of the SPPs
   18.     Preparation of draft of the SPPs by Minister
   19.     Minister may direct Commission to prepare draft of the SPPs
   20.     Minister may direct Commission to modify draft of the SPPs
           Subdivision 4 - Public exhibition
   21.     Approval for public exhibition
   22.     Exhibition of relevant exhibition documents in relation to draft of
           the SPPs
   23.     Representations
   24.     Consideration by Commission
   25.     Commission report
           Subdivision 5 - Making of State Planning Provisions
   26.     Matters to be considered in making the State Planning Provisions
   27.     Making of State Planning Provisions
   28.     Notice of decision in relation to modifications of draft of the
           SPPs
   29.     When the SPPs come into effect as part of Tasmanian Planning Scheme
   30.     When the SPPs come into effect in relation to municipal area

           Division 2 - Amendment of the SPPs Subdivision 1 - Interpretation
           of Division 2

   30A.    Interpretation of Division 2
           Subdivision 2 - Preparation of draft amendments of the SPPs
   30B.    Contents of amendments
   30BA.   Minister may determine that SPPs should reflect certain planning
           directives
   30C.    Terms of reference in relation to draft amendment of the SPPs
   30D.    Preparation of draft amendment of the SPPs by Minister
   30E.    Minister may direct Commission to prepare draft amendment of the
           SPPs
   30F.    Minister may require Commission to modify draft amendment of the
           SPPs
           Subdivision 3 - Public exhibition
   30G.    Approval for public exhibition
   30H.    Section 30H
   30I.    Section 30I
   30J.    Section 30J
   30K.    Exhibition of relevant exhibition documents in relation to draft
           amendment of the SPPs
   30L.    Representations
   30M.    Consideration by Commission
   30N.    Commission report
           Subdivision 3A - Minor amendments of the SPPs
   30NA.   Preparation of minor amendments of the SPPs
           Subdivision 3B - Interim SPPs amendments
   30NB.   Interim SPPs amendments
   30NC.   Effect, and taking effect, of interim SPPs amendment
   30ND.   Revocation of interim SPPs amendment
           Subdivision 4 - Making of amendment of the SPPs
   30O.    Matters to be considered in making amendment of the SPPs
   30P.    Making of amendment of the SPPs
   30Q.    Notice of decision in relation to modifications of draft amendment
           of the SPPs
   30R.    When amendment of the SPPs comes into effect as part of Tasmanian
           Planning Scheme
   30S.    When amendment of the SPPs comes into effect in relation to
           municipal area

           Division 3 - Miscellaneous

   30T.    Review of the SPPs

   PART 3A - Local Provisions Schedules Division 1 - Interpretation

   31.     Interpretation of Part

           Division 2 - Contents of LPSs

   32.     Contents of LPSs
   33.     Interpretation of inconsistency in LPS
   34.     LPS criteria

           Division 3 - Preparation of draft LPS

   35.     Draft LPS to be provided to Commission
   35A.    Commission may be required to provide draft LPS

           Division 4 - Public exhibition

   35B.    Directions to exhibit draft LPSs
   35C.    Notice of exhibition of draft LPS
   35D.    Exhibition of draft LPS
   35E.    Representations
   35F.    Report by planning authority to Commission about exhibition
   35G.    Planning authority may notify Minister as to whether amendment of
           SPPs is required
   35H.    Hearings
   35I.    Withdrawal of draft LPS

           Division 5 - Approval of Local Provisions Schedules

   35J.    Matters to be considered by Commission
   35K.    Modifications to draft LPS
   35KA.   Modifications to draft LPS relating to subsequent planning scheme
           amendments
   35KB.   Where substantial modifications required
   35L.    Approval of Local Provisions Schedules
   35M.    Notice of approval of Local Provisions Schedules

           Division 6 - Review of LPSs

   35N.    Purposes of review
   35O.    Requirement for review of LPSs
   35P.    Conduct of review

           Division 7 - Special Local Provisions Schedules

   35Q.    Special Local Provisions Schedules
   35R.    Operation of Special LPSs
   35S.    Revocation of Special LPSs

           Division 8 - Commission may take over certain responsibilities of
           planning authority

   35T.    Commission may take over responsibilities of planning authority

   PART 3B - Amendments of LPSs Division 1 - Interpretation

   36.     Interpretation of Part

           Division 2 - Requests for amendments of LPSs

   37.     Request for amendment of LPSs
   38.     Decision in relation to request
   39.     Limitation on multiple requests for same amendment
   40.     Additional information may be requested
   40A.    Review of requirement for additional information
   40B.    Review of refusal of request to amend LPS

           Division 3 - Amendment of LPSs Subdivision 1 - Preparation of draft
           amendments of LPSs

   40C.    Direction to prepare draft amendments of LPS
   40D.    Preparation of draft amendments
   40E.    Withdrawal of draft amendments
   40F.    Certification of draft amendments
   40FA.   Notice to certain agencies and State authorities
           Subdivision 2 - Public exhibition
   40G.    Notice of exhibition
   40H.    Exhibition
   40I.    Exemption from public exhibition
   40J.    Representations
   40K.    Report to Commission about draft amendments
   40L.    Hearings
           Subdivision 3 - Approval of amendments of LPS
   40M.    Matters to be considered by Commission
   40N.    Action to be taken by Commission after considering report
   40O.    Modifications of draft amendments
   40P.    Substantial modification of draft amendments
   40Q.    Approval of amendment of LPS
   40R.    How Commission to sign approvals
   40S.    When amendments of LPS come into effect

           Division 4 - Combined permit and amendment process

   40T.    Permit application that requires amendment of LPS
   40U.    Additional information
   40V.    Review of requirement for additional information
   40W.    Determination of amendment where concurrent permit application sought
   40X.    Permit application may be considered concurrently with application for
           LPS amendment
   40Y.    Determination of concurrent permit application
   40Z.    Exhibition in respect of permit application
   41.     Representations
   42.     Report in relation to draft amendment of LPS to contain
           representations
   42A.    Consideration by Commission of permit application
   42B.    Commission to review planning authority's decision about permit
   42C.    When permit that relates to LPS amendment takes effect
   42D.    Correction of mistakes in permit
   43.     Minor amendment of permit

           Division 5 - Miscellaneous

   44.     Commission may take over responsibilities of planning authority
   45.     Abolition of, or change of boundaries of, municipal area
           19A. Section 19A
           28AA. Section 28AA
           28A. Section 28A
           28B. Section 28B
           28C. Section 28C
           28D. Section 28D
           28E. Section 28E
           28F. Section 28F

           Division 1A -
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           Subdivision 1 - -
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           Subdivision 2 - -
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           Subdivision 3 - -
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           30EA. Section 30EA
           30FA. Section 30FA
           30IA. Section 30IA
           Subdivision 4 -
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           30U. Section 30U
           30V. Section 30V
           30W. Section 30W
           30X. Section 30X
           30Y. Section 30Y
           30Z. Section 30Z
           30ZA. Section 30ZA
           30ZB. Section 30ZB
           33A. Section 33A
           33B. Section 33B
           41A. Section 41A
           41AB. Section 41AB
           41B. Section 41B

           Division 2A -
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           43A. Section 43A
           43B. Section 43B
           43C. Section 43C
           43D. Section 43D
           43E. Section 43E
           43EA. Section 43EA
           43F. Section 43F
           43G. Section 43G
           43H. Section 43H
           43I. Section 43I
           43J. Section 43J
           43K. Section 43K
           43L. Section 43L
           43M. Section 43M

           Division 2B -
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           43N. Section 43N
           43O. Section 43O
           43P. Section 43P
           43Q. Section 43Q
           43R. Section 43R
           43S. Section 43S
           43T. Section 43T
           43U. Section 43U

           Division 3A -
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           44A. Section 44A

           Division 4 -
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   45A.    Section 45A
   46.     Section 46

           Division 5 -
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   47.     Section 47
   47A.    Section 47A
   47B.    Section 47B

   PART 4 - Enforcement of Planning Control Division 1 - General

   48.     Enforcement of observance of planning schemes
   48AA.   Enforcement of major project permits
   48A.    Notice to remove signs
   49.     Section 49

           Division 2 - Development control

   50.     Certain applications deemed to be applications for permits
   51.     Permits
   51A.    Fees payable for application
   52.     What if applicant is not the owner?
   52A.    Permit for development of land in Wellington Park
   53.     When does a permit take effect?
   54.     Additional information
   55.     Correction of mistakes
   56.     Minor amendments of permits issued by a planning authority
   56AA.   Fees for amendment of permits under section 56
   56A.    When amendments to permits take effect
   57.     Applications for discretionary permits
   57A.    Mediation
   58.     Application for other permits
   58A.    Permits requiring entering into of agreements
   59.     Failure to determine an application for a permit
   60.     Timing of determination of compliance with certain permit conditions
   60A.    Permit for certain works not required

           Division 2A - Major projects Subdivision 1 - Interpretation of
           Division 2A

   60B.    Interpretation: Division 2A
           Subdivision 2 - Proposals for major project declarations and major
           project proposals
   60C.    Proposal that project be declared major project
   60D.    Effect, of proposal for a declaration, on permit applications,
           referrals and project-associated Acts
   60E.    Major project proposal required
   60F.    Contents of major project proposal
   60G.    Minister may request proponent to provide amended major project
           proposal
   60H.    Minister may request information from council or relevant State
           entity
   60I.    Persons to be notified of proposal for declaration and given major
           project proposals
           Subdivision 3 - Determination guidelines
   60J.    Determination guidelines
   60K.    Contents of determination guidelines
   60L.    Revocation of guidelines
           Subdivision 4 - Declaration of major projects
   60M.    When project is eligible to be declared to be major project
   60N.    When project is ineligible to be declared to be major project
   60O.    Declaration of major project
   60P.    Circumstances in which declaration of major project may be made
   60Q.    Contents of declaration of major project
   60R.    Notice to be given of declaration of major project
   60S.    Effect on planning matters of declaration of major project
   60T.    Effect on project-associated Acts, and relevant regulators, of
           declaration of major project
           Subdivision 5 - Revocation of declaration
   60U.    Revocation of declaration
           Subdivision 6 - Establishment of Development Assessment Panel
   60V.    Establishment of Development Assessment Panel
   60W.    Appointment of members of Panel
   60X.    Powers, procedures and liability of Panel
           Subdivision 7 - Referral of major project proposal to relevant
           regulators
   60Y.    Project to be referred to relevant regulators
   60Z.    Relevant regulators
   60ZA.   Relevant regulator to give notice of assessment, no assessment, or
           recommending revocation
   60ZB.   When relevant regulator becomes participating regulator
   60ZC.   Special provisions relating to where EPA Board is relevant regulator
   60ZD.   Relevant regulator may seek information from Panel
           Subdivision 8 - No reasonable prospect notices
   60ZE.   Notice of Panel's intention to give no reasonable prospect notice
   60ZF.   Where proponent makes submission about Panel's intention to give no
           reasonable prospect notice
   60ZG.   Proponent may revoke or amend major project proposal in response to
           warning notice
   60ZH.   Where proponent proposes amendment of major project proposal in
           response to warning notice
   60ZI.   Panel may give no reasonable prospect notice
           Subdivision 9 - Assessment criteria
   60ZJ.   Comments to be sought in relation to draft assessment criteria
   60ZK.   Draft assessment criteria
   60ZL.   Public exhibition, submissions and alteration notices
   60ZM.   Panel to determine assessment criteria
   60ZN.   Period in which assessment criteria to be determined
   60ZO.   Notice of assessment criteria to be given
   60ZP.   Notification to be given that assessment criteria determined
           Subdivision 10 - Major project impact statements
   60ZQ.   Proponent to be required to prepare major project impact statement
   60ZR.   Contents of major project impact statement
   60ZS.   Major project impact statement to be provided by proponent
   60ZT.   Project-related permit may be given to enable preparation of major
           project impact statement
   60ZU.   Certain permissions may be given to enable preparation of major
           project impact statement
   60ZV.   Participating regulator and Panel may seek amended major project
           impact statement
   60ZW.   Panel may request further information
   60ZX.   Provision to Panel of further information

           Subdivision 11 - Participating regulator's preliminary advice and
           initial assessment reports

   60ZY.   Participating regulator's preliminary advice to Panel
   60ZZ.   Contents of participating regulator's preliminary advice
   60ZZA.  Initial assessment report
           Subdivision 12 - Exhibition and hearings
   60ZZB.  Notification and exhibition of major project
   60ZZC.  Notification in relation to major project
   60ZZD.  Representations in relation to major project
   60ZZE.  Hearings
           Subdivision 13 - Final advices from participating regulators
   60ZZF.  Participating regulator to give final advice to Panel
   60ZZG.  Contents of final advice of EPA Board
   60ZZH.  Contents of final advice of Heritage Council
   60ZZI.  Contents of final advice of pipeline licensee
   60ZZJ.  Contents of final advice of relevant regulated entity
   60ZZK.  Contents of final advice of other participating regulators
   60ZZL.  Participating regulator must give reasons for final advice
           Subdivision 14 - Major project permits
   60ZZM.  Grant of major project permit
   60ZZN.  Final assessment report to be prepared
   60ZZO.  Effect of refusal to grant permit
   60ZZP.  Major project permit may be granted subject to conditions or
           restrictions
   60ZZQ.  Notice to be given of grant of, or refusal to grant, major project
           permit
   60ZZR.  Fees in relation to major projects
   60ZZS.  When major project permit takes effect
   60ZZT.  When permit lapses
           Subdivision 15 - Amendment and cancellation of major project permits
   60ZZU.  Interpretation of Subdivision 15
   60ZZV.  Amendment of major project permit to correct mistake, &c.
   60ZZW.  Minor amendment of major project permit
   60ZZX.  Limitations on ability to make minor amendments to major project
           permits
   60ZZY.  Amendment of major project permits to ensure consistency with EPN
   60ZZZ.  Significant amendment of major project permits
   60ZZZA. Cancellation of major project permit
           Subdivision 16 - Miscellaneous
   60ZZZB. Fees payable for the purposes of this Division
   60ZZZC. Amendment of planning scheme
   60ZZZD. Enforcement of compliance with conditions
   60ZZZE. Restriction on certain applications for permits or amendments to
           planning schemes
   60ZZZF. Application of certain provisions in relation to enforcement
   60ZZZG. False information
   60ZZZH. Notice or document under Division may be given electronically
   60ZZZI. Review of operation of Division

           Division 3 - Planning appeals

   61.     Appeals against planning decisions
   62.     Determination of appeals

           Division 4 - Offences, remedies, &c.

   63.     Obstruction of sealed schemes
   63A.    Enforcing compliance with planning schemes
   63B.    Notice of suspected contravention, &c., may be given
   64.     Civil enforcement proceedings
   65.     Appeal in respect of decision of Appeal Tribunal under section 64

           Division 4A - Enforcement by planning authorities

   65A.    Infringement notices
   65B.    Notice of intention to issue enforcement notice
   65C.    Enforcement notices
   65D.    Requirements of enforcement notices
   65E.    Offences and penalties in relation to enforcement notices
   65F.    Notice of intention to cancel a permit to be issued before permit
           cancelled
   65G.    Cancellation of permits
   65H.    Issue of notices where applications made to Tribunal

           Division 4B - Authorised officers

   65I.    Authorised officers
   65J.    Powers of authorised officers
   65K.    Entry and search warrants
   65L.    Additional requirements where persons not fluent, &c., in English
   65M.    Obstruction, &c., of authorised officers and others

           Division 5 - Compensation and protection from liability

   66.     Right to compensation
   67.     Power to withdraw or modify planning scheme or interim order after
           compensation determined
   68.     Enforcement of judgments, &c., for compensation
   69.     Indemnification of planning authorities for liability to pay
           compensation
   69A.    Protection from liability in respect of bushfire hazard management
           plans, &c.

   PART 5 - Agreements

   70.     Interpretation: Part 5
   71.     Planning authority may enter into agreements
   72.     Form and contents of agreement
   73.     Bonds and guarantees
   73A.    Payments and contributions for infrastructure
   74.     Duration of agreement
   75.     Amendment of agreements
   76.     Agreement to be lodged with Commission
   77.     Agreement may not breach planning scheme
   78.     Registration of agreements, &c.
   79.     Effect of registration of agreements, &c.
   80.     Application to Appeal Tribunal
   80A.    Validation of agreements

   PART 6 - Miscellaneous Division 1 - Electronic database and
   documents

   80J.    Interpretation of Division 1
   80K.    Database
   80L.    Back-up database to be kept
   80M.    Authorised versions
   80N.    Certified copies of authorised versions
   80O.    Commission may alter authorised versions of electronic planning
           instruments
   80P.    Offences
   80Q.    Documents, submissions, &c., may be issued or made electronically

           Division 2 - Other matters

   81.     Reasons for extending period to be given
   81AA.   Correction of mistakes
   81A.    Planning schemes, &c., to be registered in Central Plan Register
   82.     Evidentiary provision
   82A.    Validation
   82B.    Certain instruments and notices are not statutory rules
   83.     Planning schemes, &c., to be judicially noticed
   84.     Service of notices or other documents
   85.     Recovery of fees by municipalities
   86.     Requirement to pay fees
   86A.    Review of Act
   87.     Regulations
   87A.    Savings and transitional
   87B.    Savings and transitional – Land Use Planning and Approvals
           Amendment (Streamlining of Process) Act 2014
   87C.    Savings and transitional – Land Use Planning and Approvals
           Amendment (Tasmanian Planning Scheme) Act 2015
   87D.    Savings and transitional – Land Use Planning and Approvals
           Amendment (Tasmanian Planning Policies and Miscellaneous Amendments)
           Act 2018
   87E.    Savings and transitional – Building and Construction (Regulatory
           Reform Amendments) Act 2020
   87F.    Savings and transitional – Land Use Planning and Approvals
           Amendment (Major Projects) Act 2020
   87G.    Savings and transitional – Building and Construction (Regulatory
           Reform Amendments) Act (No. 2) 2020
   87H.    Savings and transitional – Land Use Planning and Approvals
           Amendment (Tasmanian Planning Scheme Modification) Act 2021
   88.     Administration of Act
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4
           SCHEDULE 5
           SCHEDULE 6
           SCHEDULE 7
           SCHEDULE 8
           SCHEDULE 9
           SCHEDULE 10

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