You will require this permit if you intend to undertake high
risk building work. This includes but is not limited to the following activities:
re-erecting, constructing, altering, repairing, underpinning, adding to,
demolishing or removing a building;
excavating or filling connected to the above activities; and
other prescribed work.
All building work requiring a permit must be:
- Designed by a designer;
- Performed by a builder who is licensed
to perform the permit building work; and
- Inspected by a qualified building surveyor as
required under the Act.
Your application for a building permit must be accompanied by a
certificate of likely compliance that has been issued by the building surveyor
who you intend to engage in respect of the proposed building work. The
granting of a certificate of likely compliance specifies that your proposed
building work will require a permit and is likely to comply with the Act and
the National Construction Code.
Please note that:
part of the permit approval, you may be required to submit management
plans that describe how you intend to deal with things like waste,
flooding, termite risks, trees or vegetation; and
- A building permit has commencement and completion time limits that will
apply depending on the nature of the building work.
Once you commence building work, there are a number of
mandatory inspection stages where a qualified building surveyor must be
notified of the work completed, such as:
in the foundations;
or building in the structural framework; and
the building work.
Please consult with your local council or building surveyor
for further details and assistance.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this permit your application must:
- Be in an approved form;
- Be accompanied by any specified documents;
- Show details of adequate public liability and workers compensation insurance; and
- Be accompanied by the required fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on the permit.
Please consult the Council or a Private Building Surveyor for information on fees to be submitted with your application as fees vary depending on the nature and scope of the building work.
If you are undertaking any building works in a bush-fire
prone area you may be required to:
- Ensure specified building performance standards are met; and
and submit a bushfire hazard management plan or alternatively a certificate
issued by an accredited bushfire hazard assessor stating that there is an
insufficient increase in risk from bushfire to warrant any specific
bushfire protection measures.
Building Act 2016 (Tasmania)
Building Regulations 2016 (Tasmania)
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