Sorell Draft Local Provisions Schedule (LPS) are on Exhibition


Council invites written representations on the relevant exhibition documents in relation to the Sorell draft Local Provisions Schedule (LPS).  The Tasmanian Planning Commission (the Commission) has directed the planning authority to publicly exhibit the Sorell draft LPS under section 35B of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (the Act).

Representations must be related to the matters listed under section 35E of the Act and not be to the effect that the content of the State Planning Provisions should be altered.

The LPS must contain the particular purpose zones, specific area plans, site specific qualifications and code-applying provisions that are included in the draft LPS by reason of the transitional provisions of Schedule 6 of the Act. Any matter contained in a representation that seeks to exclude one or more of those provisions will not be taken to be a representation.

The relevant exhibition documents in relation to the Sorell draft LPS and relevant supporting documents, including the State Planning Provisions (SPPs) and list of provisions required to transition from the Sorell Interim Planning Scheme 2015, are available for viewing during normal business hours at the:

  • Sorell Council Offices, Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.45pm at 47 Cole Street; and
  • Tasmanian Planning Commission’s offices Monday to Friday 9.00am until 5.00pm at Level 3, 144 Macquarie Street, Hobart.

These documents may also be viewed and downloaded from the Sorell Council’s website below:



Tasmanian Planning Scheme (


LPS – Appendices

and the Commission website at

Representations can be made in writing to the Sorell Council from 15 June 2021 until close of business of 16 August 2021.

Please mark your representations “Sorell Draft Local Provisions Schedule Representation” and email to or post to PO Box 126, Sorell TAS 7172.

Communications, 23/06/2021