Occupancy Permit - Tasmania

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to occupy:

  • A new building;
  • A building in which building work is being, or has been, carried out;
  • A building where the new use of the building would need to satisfy different requirements than the previous use under the National Construction Code;
  • A building where the classification of the building has changed under the National Construction Code; or
  • A building that is a special-use building, where the special use has changed in a material way.

The building surveyor may take into account the following information when issuing a permit:

  • Any reports which has been provided in respect to the application, if required by regulation, from a reporting authority;
  • Documentation provided with the application;
  • The building's suitability for occupation for its intended use;
  • Provisions made for smoke alarms, sanitation and water supply within the building; and
  • Any prescribed documents or matters.

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 permit your application must:

  • Be in an approved form;
  • Be accompanied by any specified documents; and
  • Be accompanied by the required fees.

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

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $135.00

Per dwelling, unit or building (including for change of use).

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Occupancy Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

West Tamar Council

Contact details

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

Building Department

West Tamar Council

Operating address: West Street
Beaconsfield
TAS 7270
Mailing address: PO BOX 16
Riverside, Tasmania 7250
Phone: 03 6323 9315
Fax: 03 6323 9349
Email: building@wtc.tas.gov.au
Website: West Tamar Council (Opens in new window)