Notice of Proposed Protection Work - Tasmania

Service summary

Before conducting any building, plumbing or demolition work, protection work must be undertaken. Protection work is work that serves the purpose of protecting:

  • Adjoining premises;
  • People at the premises of work as well as people at adjoining premises; and
  • Members of the public.

Protection work includes but is not limited to:

  • Overhead protection for adjoining property;
  • Shoring up of adjoining properties; or
  • Means of support for the adjoining properties.

Before performing protection work you must notify the following people:

  • Adjoining owners;
  • The relevant building surveyor; and
  • The relevant permit authority.

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

A notice of proposed protection work must:

  • Be in an approved form;
  • Include details of the proposed building work, plumbing work or demolition work to be performed at the relevant premises;
  • Include details of the protection work to be performed, such as the nature and particulars and the proposed program for undertaking the protection work, including its duration;
  • If building work or demolition work is to be performed at the relevant premises, the name of the relevant building surveyor; and
  • If plumbing work is to be performed at the relevant premises, the name of the relevant permit authority for the plumbing work.

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



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


Additional information

Before undertaking protection work, you must ensure that you have the required insurance.

Administering agency

King Island Council

Act(s) name

Building Act 2016 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2016 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer, Building and Planning
King Island Council

Operating address:
10 George Street
TAS 7256
Mailing address:
PO BOX 147
Currie, Tasmania 7256


03 6462 9000


03 6462 1313


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