Tassal Operations Pty Ltd (Tassal) applied for an amendment to the Tasman Peninsula and Norfolk Bay Marine Farming Development Plan November 2005 (the Plan). The amendment creates a new marine farming zone approximately 1.8km west of Wedge Island in Storm Bay (‘Zone 16 – (west of Wedge Island)’). The amendment increases the leasable area for salmonid farming operations within the Plan area by 360 hectares. The maximum permissible farmed area within the new zone is 180 hectares.
Public exhibition documents
The draft amendment and accompanying environmental impact statement (EIS) were exhibited for public comment for two months closing 17 January 2018.