Approval of a Designated Outdoor Smoking Area - Tasmania


You will need this approval if you intend to have a designated smoking area at a smoke free public event you are organising. You will need to have a management plan for your event.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Approval is based on meeting the requirements of a designated smoking area. These requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • an area not within 20m of food outlets
  • an area not within 20m of children's activities
  • no food (including drinks other than water)
  • no servicing by staff of any food or beverages no seating.

The agency will send a letter to you stating these requirements, the date of your event and the number of designated smoking areas you will be permitted.


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Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 Tasmania

Approval time

There is no licence or approval process for designated outdoor smoking area for pubs, clubs or bars. PHS provide advice on compliance of proposed or actual areas within 2 weeks of requests or complaints.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health Services

Contact details

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