Permit of Substantial Compliance - Northern Midlands Council - Tasmania


An owner is required to apply to the permit authority for this permit in respect of completed, or partially completed, work on the premises that:

  • fails to comply with this legislation
  • is the subject of a building order relating to illegal building work.

The relevant permit authority will evaluate whether the work fails to comply with legislation and therefore eligible for a permit of substantial compliance. Applications must be accompanied by a certificate of substantial compliance that is in force in respect of the work.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

An application for a permit of substantial compliance must:

  • be accompanied by a certificate of substantial compliance that is in force in respect of the building work that is the subject of the application
  • include specified information
  • be accompanied by such documentation as is required by the permit authority
  • be accompanied by the prescribed fee, if any.


As specified on the permit.


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

Building Act 2016 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2016 Tasmania

Administering agency

Northern 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, Building and Plumbing

Northern Midlands Council

Operating address: 13 Smith Street
Longford, Tasmania 7301
Mailing address: PO BOX 156
Longford, Tasmania 7301
Phone: 03 6397 7303
Website: Northern Midlands Council (Opens in new window)