Housing Land Supply (Howrah) Order 2022
Adjacent to 31 Merindah Street, Howrah
What's new? Consultations have now closed on the proposed Housing Land Supply Order under the Housing Land Supply Act 2018. Submissions are currently being reviewed and a report will be prepared for the Minister for Planning to consider tabling the proposed Order in Parliament.
Consultation period: CLOSED
Details of the proposed Order
- The site is currently zoned Utilities and development of the site for residential housing is prohibited under the zone.
- The proposed Order if approved, will result in part of the land being rezoned to the General Residential Zone.
- Rezoning the land will enable the Department of Communities Tasmania to increase their supply of social and affordable housing within the Clarence Municipality.
Details of the site
- The proposed Order relates to approximately 721m2 of land located adjacent to 31 Merindah Street, Howrah and forms part of title references FR 62918/35 and FR 62918/36.
- The land is owned by the Department of State Growth and surplus to the formation of the South Arm Highway.
- The area of land in the proposed Order has potential to yield up to approximately 2 dwelling units dependent on the type of development proposed and addressing the requirements of the Tasmanian Planning Scheme through the Clarence Local Provisions Schedule and the State Planning Provisions.
- Further details of the site are contained in the attached reports.
The proposed Order and the Minister for Planning's statement of reasons can be viewed below:
- Consultation Package – including proposed Order, Minister’s Statement of Reasons and frequently asked questions (PDF, 706.0 KB)
- Planning Submission report prepared by All Urban Planning Pty Ltd for the Department of Communities Tasmania (PDF, 1.8 MB).
The public were invited to make submissions in relation to the proposed Order within the exhibition period.
The Minister for Planning will consider all Housing Land Supply Order submissions in accordance with legislation before determining whether to table the proposed Order in Parliament or not. Where the Order is tabled, the submissions are included for Parliament’s review. Either House of Parliament can disallow (refuse) a proposed Order.
If the Minister for Planning determines not to table the proposed Order in Parliament, legislation requires the Minister to publish all submissions received and provide reasons for not tabling the proposed Order.
No personal information other than an individual’s name or the organisation making a submission will be presented to Parliament or published.