Disputed plans to bulldoze a Newstead property are in the hands of Launceston's decision-makers who will hand down an outcome tomorrow afternoon.
Launceston councillors will consider a development application, which proposed to demolish an existing early 1930's building at 7 Trotsford Crescent and construct a new two-storey dwelling and swimming pool.
The council sought public feedback on the proposal over 18 days where 12 submissions were received.
Of those representations, seven questioned whether the proposed development was in keeping with the streetscape values.
"[The construction] is going to be a major contrast to the established character of the street," one representation read.
Four representations proposed historical value for the residence showing it was designed by historically significant Launceston based architect Colin Philp.
Philp operated in the area from 1930 and has a Tasmanian Architecture Award named after him. It is thought the house is one of Philp's first designs.
Town planner Marie Lasso has recommended that the proposal complies with the Launceston Interim Planning Scheme and is appropriate for approval.
Of the concerns about changing the value of Trotsford Crescent's street character, Ms Lasso wrote: "The [Interim Planning] Scheme does not have local area objectives or desired future character statements".
"Development is only assessed against the character of the surrounding area when the performance criteria of a relevant standard requires regard to be had to the character of the area and only as long as it relates to the discretion triggered by the proposal."
As for concerns about the property's historical value Ms Lasso said the house had not been proposed for heritage listing.
"It was not identified as being of interest as part of the 'Twentieth Century Architecture in Launceston' publication," she wrote.
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