The City of Launceston council is pushing ahead with its $1.7 million redevelopment plan for the road safety centre.
A development application was lodged for the 47-67 Lawrence Street Vale Road, South Launceston site for external works outside the repurposed water tank.
The restoration work was required after a landslip in August last year caused significant cracking to the water tank's concrete walls.
The works proposed include stabilisation around the tank, drainage works, a ramp into the centre, tree removals and a reconfigured carpark.
A land stability assessment of the site noted the works would deliver a "modest" improvement in landslide risk upon completion.
The council's chief executive Michael Stretton did not provide a re-opening date but said the centre was a highly popular and valued community facility.
"[The DA] is the first step in the process of redeveloping and re-opening the facility to the public," he said.
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"The council has committed $1 million in its 2020/21 capital works budget for the redevelopment and has successfully sought an additional $700,000 from the federal government's infrastructure stimulus package to augment the works.
"We're hopeful of seeing this exciting project underway this financial year."
He said the additional funding allowed the council to undertake additional works at the site, including the installation of public art.
The DA is available for public comment until August 10.
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