Permit to Install, Maintain or Repair Fire Protection Equipment - Tasmania

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to install, maintain or repair fire protection equipment. There are two classes of permit:

  • Portable Fire Protection Equipment: covering fire extinguishers, fire hose reels, fire hydrants, hydrant valves, fire blankets.
  • Fire Protection Systems: covering fire and smoke detection and alarm systems, automatic fire sprinkler systems, fire extinguishing systems, smoke management systems and emergency warning and inter-communication systems.

Once issued, permits legally allow you to install, maintain or repair all fire protection equipment specified in the scope of the relevant permit.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Fire Service Act 1979 TAS

Regulation(s) name

General Fire Regulations 2010 TAS

Application process

Apply

Your completed application form must be supported by copies of a Statement of Attainment for each unit of competency that you have completed.

If applying for a 'system' permit, referee reports must be provided.

Approval time

Fire Protection System: 4 to 6 weeks; Fire Protection Equipment: 5 working days.

Administering agency

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management

Tasmania Fire Service

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Head Office

Tasmania Fire Service

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management

Operating address: Cnr Argyle and Melville Streets
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1526
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Toll Free: 1800 000 699
Phone: 03 6230 8600
Fax: 03 6234 6647
Email: fire@fire.tas.gov.au
Website: Tasmania Fire Service (Opens in new window)