Building Certificate - Tasmania

Description

Gaining this certificate displays that your building's current construction and maintenance standards are consistent with the relevant legislative requirements. Your 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 either:

  • 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
  • serve a building order relating to a fire hazard.

Gaining this certificate means that your council may not take the above types of action in relation to your building regarding either:

  • matters which existed or occurred before the date on which the certificate was granted
  • 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 more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $460.00

Per application to the General Manager.

Apply Application All $715.00

For certificates requested during the sale of a property, per application, you will also be required to pay an inspection fee of $495.

Act(s) name

Building Act 2016 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2016 Tasmania

Additional information

There are ten different classes of buildings. The type of class of building may have an impact on your requirements.

Administering agency

Southern Midlands Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries Officer, Development and Environmental Services

Southern Midlands Council

Operating address: 71 High Street
Oatlands, Tasmania 7120
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Oatlands, Tasmania 7120
Phone: 03 6259 3011
Fax: 03 6259 1327
Email: mail@southernmidlands.tas.gov.au
Website: Southern Midlands Council (Opens in new window)

Supporting information