Operation or Sale of a Cemetery - Tasmania

Description

If you intend to operate or sell a cemetery you will be required to comply with the relevant application, notification and approvals.
You may be required to acquire an approval if you intend to undertake any of the following:
  • have a cemetery manager
  • establish a new cemetery
  • sell a cemetery
  • close all or any part of a cemetery
  • lay out a closed cemetery.
If you intend to sell a cemetery you must:
  • publish a public notice of their intention to sell the cemetery
  • obtain a Certificate of Compliance.
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 these approvals you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • be a body corporate with perpetual succession
  • comply with any additional requirements outlined by the Agency
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the relevant fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $194.40 Cemetery manager.
Apply Application All $97.20 Establish a new cemetery.
Apply Application All $194.40 Certificate of Compliance.
Apply Application All $194.40 Approval to close a cemetery.
Apply Application All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Burial and Cremation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Burial and Cremation Regulations 2015 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Premier and Cabinet

Local Government Division

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:

Director

Local Government Division

Department of Premier and Cabinet

Operating address: 15 Murray Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 123
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6232 7022
Fax: 03 6173 0257
Email: lgd@dpac.tas.gov.au