Statement of compliance for vehicular access and/or drainage access deemed compliance checklist

The Burnie Interim Planning Scheme 2013 requires that a planning permit application for a development approval must demonstrate that suitable arrangements are in place, or will be provided, for vehicular access to the site of development or use and that a suitable means of disposal of stormwater arising from the use or development is provided, or will be provided.

The Burnie City Council has a responsibility to administer the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982 and Urban Drainage Act 2013.  Under the relevant provisions of these Acts, a deemed compliance for vehicular access to the local highway and access to the Council stormwater system can be granted, subject to meeting the following criteria.

Please answer YES or NO to the following Questions:

Should you have any queries, please contact Council’s Technical Officer – Development and Design, Mr Michael Jack on 6430 5754 or email mjack@burnie.net

Vehicular Access

1. Does the property have a constructed vehicular access between the road and property suitable for the proposed development?


2. Does the proposed use or development significantly increase the volume of traffic using the vehicular access?


3. Does the existing vehicular access need to be altered for the proposed use or development to occur?


Drainage Access

4. Does the property have a suitable onsite drainage system?


5. Does the property have a suitable drainage connection to the stormwater system?


6. Will the proposed use or development significantly increase the volume of stormwater directed to the stormwater system?


7. Does the development require a new or altered stormwater connection?


Applicant Details










Applicant Declaration

I declare that the information I have given in this application to be true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

A Statement of Compliance is valid for 12 months.

You will be notified by email as to whether or not your application is compliant.