Your Say

Have Your Say

The Circular Head Council has established this page to collect residents' views on a number of projects.

Central Area Development Plans

Central Area Development Strategies/Plan

Council, in a joint project with Waratah-Wynyard Council is developing a long-term strategy to guide public and private investment in the central areas of Wynyard, Somerset, Smithton and Stanley over the next 25 years.

This includes investigation of potential changes in each of the central areas to improve liveability and increase economic development.

The principal objective of the project is to provide a strategy encompassing an investment plan and comprehensive master planning and design framework to guide the sustainable development of the Smithton, Stanley, Wynyard and Somerset central areas as diverse mixed use precincts.

The project aims to achieve:

Improved productivity through:

Better integration of land use and infrastructure;

  • Unlocking of commercial and residential potential of areas and sites within the study areas;
  • Improvements to the efficiency of infrastructure including improvements to public transport and the road network.
  • Maintenance of design quality that reflects the significance of the central areas as a key destinations

Improvements to liveability through:

The facilitation of housing supply;

  • Improvements to accessibility and connectivity;
  • Provision of appropriate pedestrian flows through and within the central areas;
  • Provision of adequate onsite parking and managed vehicle access;
  • Provision of a safe and secure environment for all members of the community at all times of the day and night;
  • Supporting community wellbeing.

Supporting Objectives

The preparation of the Central Area Development Strategies will be required to meet the supporting objectives:

  • A market assessments of forecast demands for housing, retail, commercial and hospitality floor space requirements over the next 25 years;
  • Assessment of community and stakeholder aspirations, priorities and needs;
  • Assessment of the suitability of current zoning to meet the forecast needs;
  • Assessment of site development opportunities, including the potential re-development options for key public and private sites in the study areas agreed between the consultant and the Councils, taking into full account of heritage and access requirements;
  • Assessment of infrastructure needs of the central areas taking into account future pedestrian and cycle access needs, way-finding signage needs, public transport requirements, vehicular circulation, service access and car parking requirements;
  • Integration with existing strategies and plans including the draft Waratah-Wynyard and Circular Head Open Space, Sport and Recreation Plan; and
  • Preparation of an implementation framework and investment strategy for the effective, timely and practical implementation of the Strategies.

Community Consultation

Oct-Dec 2017 - Key Stakeholder focus groups

Jan 2018 - on-line feedback via Social Pinpoint:

https://ghd-tasmania.mysocialpinpoint.com/waratahwynyardcircularheadcentralareasproject

Jan 2018 - Walk & Talk Sessions (22nd & 23rd January at 1pm) - contact Council to register

Smithton Walk & Talk Map 

Stanley Walk & Talk Map


Draft Open Space, Sport and Recreation Plan 2017-2027

Circular Head Council has approved the Draft Open Space, Sport and Recreation Plan 2017-2027 for public release. The plan has this week been placed on public exhibition for a two (2) month period to receive public comments prior to final review and adoption. 

The Plan, which was developed by one of Australia’s largest and leading sport, leisure and open space consultancies - @leisure, is a major planning initiative of both the Waratah-Wynyard and Circular Head Councils to provide an evidence-based long-term direction for the planning and management of the open space networks, including recreational and sporting grounds, and associated community facilities for a ten year period. It provides the following outputs:

 

  1. An open space, sport  and recreation classification hierarchy based on catchment and function;
  2. Standards for supply of open space, sport and recreation grounds, facilities and asset;
  3. An open space, sport and recreation supply and demand analysis;
  4. Master planning for identified key open space, recreation facilities and/or sports grounds in Smithton and Stanley

Comments may be made in writing to the General Manager, PO Box 348, Smithton TAS 7330, via www.circularhead.tas.gov.au/yoursay, or via email to council@circularhead.tas.gov.au Comments will close on Wednesday 31 January 2018. 

Copies of the Draft Plan, Master Plans and Issues papers have been included below:

Draft Open Space, Sport and Recreation Plan 2017-2027

Smithton Sport and Recreation Precinct Master Plan

Stanley Showgrounds Master Plan

Demand and Consultation Findings Summary

 Public Toilets Issues paper

Occupancy Agreement 

Trail Issue Paper

Community Meeting Places

Camping Issues Paper

Acquisition and Disposal Paper

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Feedback Form
Circular Head Council values feedback from its community. Please feel free to forward your comments on to Council via this online form. Anonymous comments are welcome however if you wish Council to respond to you personally in relation to your comments it will be necessary for you to provide contact information.

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