The next stage of the Ridgeside Lane development proposal near Evandale is set to be supported by its surrounding council.
As part of the request to rezone the 242-hectares of land, the Northern Midlands Council must write to northern councils and ask for their support.
In September, the council wrote to its neighbouring councils to see if they would support an amendment to the Northern Tasmania Regional Land Use Strategy to allow the development.
Meander Valley Council is one of the first councils to suggest supporting the proposal. It will officially vote on the recommendation at its meeting on Tuesday.
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The $450 million proposal is described as a village with more than 400 land-lots, a 100-room hotel, eco resort, retirement village, cafe, restaurant, cellar door and botanical gardens.
The proposed development needs an amendment to the NTRLUS to enable substantive rezoning for residential development outside of the urban growth boundary of the Evandale township.
Amendments to the NTRLUS are approved by the planning minister, who has released a position paper in regard to the government's expectations when councils are seeking amendments.
Prior to consideration of any amendment, the proposal must have the general support of all councils in the region.
The Northern Region's planning committee and the technical reference group, made up of planning and management representatives from each council, have met to discuss the proposal, the Meander Valley Council agenda said.
"The issue with the request is that it is a very complex proposal and it is generally agreed that the councils are not in a position, nor is it appropriate, for each council to effectively 'assess' the proposal in order to form an opinion as to whether the proposal should be 'supported'," it said.
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