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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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.
Class 10: $150.
Classes 1 to 9: $300.
Application for a Building Certificate - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Building Act 2000 (Tasmania)
Building Regulations 2014 (Tasmania)
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