Building Certificate - Tasmania

Service summary

New Tasmanian building laws have come into effect from the 1 January 2017. These laws will update requirements for building and plumbing work. This record will be updated to reflect the new building laws in early January.

Gaining this certificate displays that your building's current construction and maintenance standards are consistent with the relevant legislative requirements.

The Council will provide you with this certificate if satisfied that it does not need to issue any of the following types of orders in relation to your building:

  • Issue an emergency order;
  • Issue a building notice;
  • Serve a building order;
  • Issue a plumbing notice;
  • Serve a plumbing order;
  • Issue a fire upgrade notice; or
  • Serve a building order relating to a fire hazard.

Gaining this certificate means that Council may not take the above types of action in relation to your building regarding:

  • Matters which existed or occurred before the date on which the certificate was granted; or
  • Within seven years after that date in relation to the deterioration of the building caused by reasonable wear and tear.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this certificate your application must be made in the approved form. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$165.00

Class 10A structures.

Application$275.00Class 1A structures.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Building Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Break O'Day Council

Act(s) name

Building Act 2000 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2014 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Building Officer, Building Enquiries
Break O'Day Council

Operating address:
32 - 34 Georges Bay Esplanade
St Helens, Tasmania 7216

Phone:

03 6376 7900

Phone:

03 6376 7900

Supporting information

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