Demolition Permit - Tasmania


You will require this permit if you intend to perform demolition work on a premises. The owner of premises, or a person authorised in writing by the owner of premises, must apply for a demolition permit to perform permit demolition work, or a stage of permitted demolition work, on the specified premises. This permit is required for demolition work that is considered to be high risk, such as work on a multi-storey commercial building.

An application must:

  • be made to the relevant permit authority
  • include, or be accompanied by, such information and documentation as is determined by the Director of Building Control.

Applications must be accompanied by:

  • a certificate of likely compliance (permit demolition work) that is in force in respect of the proposed permit building work
  • the building administration fee payable in respect of the proposed permit demolition work
  • any other fee payable in respect of the application.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Before determining an application for a demolition permit, the permit authority must take into account:

  • the suitability of the premises where the proposed permit demolition work is to be performed
  • whether the premises are in or are a hazardous area
  • whether all appropriate protection work has been performed in respect of the work
  • the means of access to the premises and the provision of water and sanitation to those premises
  • any relevant requirements of legislation or of a permit, consent or authority in force under any other legislation in respect of those premises
  • any other matter that the Director of Building Control determines to be relevant to an application
  • any other matter that the permit authority considers relevant.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $275.00

Without rebuild, includes completion certificate.

Act(s) name

Building Act 2016 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2016 TAS

Administering agency

Devonport City Council

Contact details

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

Building and Plumbing Officer, Planning and Environment Services

Devonport City Council

Operating address: 137 Rooke Street
Devonport, Tasmania 7310
Mailing address: PO BOX 604
Devonport, Tasmania 7310
Phone: 03 6424 0511
Fax: 03 6424 9649
Website: Devonport City Council (Opens in new window)