How to apply for a Planning Permit


To apply for a planning permit for use and / or development, you need to complete an application form and gather the required documents before lodging them with council. You will need:

  1. Planning permit for use and / or development - application form(PDF, 601KB) .

  2. Full copy of the Certificate of Title, Plan and any Schedule of Easements for each lot involved.

  3. A full description of the proposed use and / or development.

  4. Site Plan, Floor Plan, Elevation Plan and Drainage Plan.

  5. Statement of Compliance for Road Access and Storm Water Access - Request a Compliance Statement.

  6. Justification against relevant performance criteria, showing how you meet this, if applicable.

Once lodgement has been made you will receive an invoice. Payment of the applicable fee will be required before the assessment of the application will commence.

You can lodge your application electronically by emailing or post to Planning Department, Burnie City Council, PO Box 973, Burnie 7320.

For more information give us a call on 03 6430 5700, or browse through these Planning FAQs