Planning application at 35 Dowling Street Launceston TAS 7250

Susan Hunter sent a message to Janie Finlay.

Janie Finlay
Susan Hunter
Planning application at 35 Dowling Street Launceston TAS 7250
May 1, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
S Hunter

I am most concerned about this proposed development. Astounded that nearby residents did not receive any notification of this, when a second storey addition to a residential dwelling would merit adjacent land owners being advised. Shame on the Council for not doing this. Such an action brokers a lack of trust in our elected representatives. I only became aware of this proposal due to an eleventh hour letter box drop.
I accept the lost of amenity from the rail yards as they existed before I built my property, and we have to tolerate Toll's constant noise from our property which is over one kilometre away, however as a city grows it is usual for industrial sites to be relocated - the exact opposite of what is being proposed. Not only should this proposal be refused, but it is also Council's responsibility to ensure that current noise and traffic movements have some degree of restriction.
If this proposal is given the green light, it will probably be nigh on impossible for this business to be relocated in my lifetime. We can perhaps, have little right to complain about what currently exists even though historically, change can see the location of a business as being no longer appropriate, but we most certainly have the right to ask for our Council to protect us from a further erosion of the amenity of our residential area.

From Susan Hunter to local councillor Janie Finlay


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Planning Application for 35 Dowling Street Launceston TAS 7250

Description: Transport Depot and Distribution - road and rail freight terminal; extension and refurbishment to existing buildings and construction of new buildings and rail link, new signage and 3-lot subdivision in 11 stages

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