Demolition Permit - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to perform demolition work on a premises. The owner of premises, or a person authorised in writing by the owner of premises, must apply for a demolition permit to perform permit demolition work, or a stage of permitted demolition work, on the specified premises. This permit is required for demolition work that is considered to be high risk, such as work on a multi-storey commercial building.

An application must:

  • Be made to the relevant permit authority; and
  • Include, or be accompanied by, such information and documentation as is determined by the Director of Building Control.

Applications must be accompanied by:

  • A certificate of likely compliance (permit demolition work) that is in force in respect of the proposed permit building work;
  • The building administration fee payable in respect of the proposed permit demolition work; and
  • Any other fee payable in respect of the application.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Before determining an application for a demolition permit, the permit authority must take into account:

  • The suitability of the premises where the proposed permit demolition work is to be performed;
  • Whether the premises are in or are a hazardous area;
  • Whether all appropriate protection work has been performed in respect of the work;
  • The means of access to the premises and the provision of water and sanitation to those premises;
  • Any relevant requirements of legislation or of a permit, consent or authority in force under any other legislation in respect of those premises;
  • Any other matter that the Director of Building Control determines to be relevant to an application; and
  • Any other matter that the permit authority considers relevant.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.



Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.



Application for Demolition Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Latrobe Council

Act(s) name

Building Act 2016 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2016 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer, Planning and Building Services
Latrobe Council

Operating address:
170 Gilbert Street
Tas 7307
Mailing address:
Latrobe, Tasmania 7307


03 6421 4650


03 6426 2121


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