ENDORSEMENT of a new planning scheme for the municipality will be considered at a special meeting of the Derwent Valley Council at the New Norfolk Courthouse at 6.30pm tonight. In a report to councillors which can be downloaded here, planning officer Martin McCance has recommended that the draft planning scheme be endorsed and referred to the Minister for Planning.
Six years in the making, the new planning scheme has been developed in accordance with the previous State Government's requirements for standardised or "model" planning schemes across southern Tasmania.
The next ordinary (monthly) council meeting will be held in the Court House, Circle St, New Norfolk, at 6.30pm on Thursday, April 17. The public is invited to attend both of these meetings, although question time is not available at the special meeting tonight. The agenda for next week's council meeting will be available online here and from the council office tomorrow afternoon.