The property owner of a house proposed for demolition says it does not seem practical to rebuild a knocked-down fence before demolishing the house.
The fence, which was not heritage listed, was demolished from a St Georges Square property last month after the owner, Kristi Seymour, said it was deemed dangerous.
While the development application to demolish the house said the fence would not be demolished, Ms Seymour said it was always her intention to demolish the fence and rebuild it.
The development application closed for comment last month, with the City of Launceston council agenda now recommending the house to be demolished, if a number of conditions are met.
Prior to the house being demolished, the brick wall is to be reconstructed, a vegetation management plan met, and required tree protection installed.
The council agenda said the wall would have to be reinstated within a relatively short period, with two months listed as an example.
"It doesn't seem practical to try and reconstruct the wall when we've only got several metres between the wall and the building," Ms Seymour said.
"Common sense would say for the bulk of the demolition to take place before we reconstruct the wall."
Nearly 40 representations against the demolition were received by the council, with 72 per cent of representors raising concerns about the fence being demolished, especially about an excavator being used, with the council saying there was "apparent disregard" for the conservation of bricks.
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The neighbouring heritage-listed property, Torkington, has two sequoia trees on it. Nearly 80 per cent of the representors raised concerns about the trees' roots being damaged during the demolition.
"The seeming disregard was highlighted to reinforce the asserted need for detailed plans and supervision to protect the adjoining sequoia trees," the agenda said.
Ms Seymour said she would be happy to have arborists on site.
"I'm also working closely with my arborist, and an architect to try and reuse parts of the footprint out the back there to avoid any excavation," she said.
The council meeting will be held on Thursday at 1pm.
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