Code of Practice: Fire Protection Systems - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this code of practice if you hold a fire protection equipment permit and intend to install, maintain, repair or remove fire protection equipment.

This code is the principle guidance document for permit holders and provides information on the design, installation, repair and removal of fire protection systems, the connection and monitoring of the system by the Authority, as well as systems which provide local warning or protection from fire that are not monitored by the Authority.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
Tasmania Fire Service

Act(s) name

Fire Service Act 1979 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

General Fire Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Head Office
Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
Tasmania Fire Service

Operating address:
Cnr Argyle and Melville Streets
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1526
Hobart, Tasmania 7001




03 62308600


03 62346647

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