Council Approval in Principle of a Community Development Scheme - Clarence City Council - Tasmania


You will require this approval, prior to registration, if you intend to create, amend, consolidate or cancel a community development scheme. This is part of a two-step approval process for community development schemes, specifically:

  1. you must obtain a certificate of approval in principle from the relevant Council
  2. you must lodge your community development scheme with the relevant State Government Agency.

The approval in principle of a community development scheme enables the future registration of a community development scheme for the specified property. A community development scheme is a development involving two or more of the following:

  • a strata scheme
  • a sealed plan (e.g. subdivisions)
  • some other form of land division
  • the establishment of a retirement village
  • a marina or water-based development.

Any common property created as part of this scheme is managed by a body corporate. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, you must:

  • provide the proposed community development scheme
  • provide any other documents or information that may be required by the Council
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $193.40

Scheme assessment (where no development application required), per dwelling / tenancy. Minimum fee $210.

Apply Application All $218.90 Scheme assessment (where development application also required), per amendment. Development application fees also apply.

Act(s) name

Strata Titles Act 1998 Tasmania

Administering agency

Clarence City Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries Officer, Planning and Subdivision Unit

Clarence City Council

Operating address: 38 Bligh Street
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 96
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 03 6217 9500
Website: Clarence City Council (Opens in new window)