Declaration of a Private Timber Reserve - Tasmania

Description

You will need this declaration if you are a private landowner and intend to undertake forestry operations on part or all of your land. The reserve is attached to the title of the property in perpetuity unless revoked at the request of the owner or, in certain circumstances, by the agency.

A private timber reserve is legally recognised for wood production and must be restocked with trees following harvesting. The legislation provides for long-term forest management that is subject to a single, consistent, state-wide system of planning and regulation.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this declaration you must:

  • describe the land seeking the declaration
  • list persons who have a legal or equitable interest in the land.

Duration

Ongoing unless revoked

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $577.50

Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Act(s) name

Forest Practices Act 1985 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Forest Practices Regulations 2017 Tasmania

Application process

Apply

Your application must be prepared by an accredited Forest Practices Officer.

Forest practices in private timber reserves do not need approval from Local Government.

Approval time

Generally there is a waiting period of two to three months for a decision following the submission of an application.

Administering agency

Private Forests Tasmania

Contact details

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Enquiries

Private Forests Tasmania

Tasmania
Operating address: 30 Patrick Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Other: 13000661009
Email: admin@pft.tas.gov.au
Website: Tree Alliance (Opens in new window)