An appeal has been lodged against the City of Launceston council's decision to reject Veolia's proposed recycling centre at Invermay.
A preliminary hearing to appeal the council's decision is scheduled for October 14 with the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal.
The council rejected the development application to build a recycling centre at 19-25 Churchill Park Drive, the former Humes concrete manufacturing site, at its September 17 meeting.
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It was rejected based on two reasons surrounding noise emissions. The first referred to trucks starting and leaving the site early in the morning, causing an adverse impact.
The second was because the DA did not demonstrate there would be no environmental nuisance.
Fifty-eight public representations, a petition with 384 signatures and 17 people, who spoke against the development at the council's meeting, all opposed the development.
Before the councillors rejected the DA, an independent consultant had recommended it for approval subject to 50 conditions ranging from usages to start times to noise and waste storage.
The DA proponent, Veolia, has been contracted by the council since April for waste and recycling services.
The council were contacted for comment.
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