Prior Approval to Undertake Activities at a State Jetty - Tasmania


You will require this prior written approval from the Authority if you intend to undertake any of the following activities at a State jetty:

  • berthing an unregistered vessel or a vessel that does not hold a current national certificate of survey or operation
  • berthing a vessel unmanned on a load and unload area
  • altering a jetty, including the installation of any lifting device, crane or utility service
  • berthing a vessel alongside a restricted area in excess of any time limit specified by the Authority and displayed at the State jetty
  • erecting, exhibiting or displaying a notice, sign, bill, poster or advertisement on a State jetty
  • berthing an unseaworthy vessel (work on a vessel may render it unseaworthy)
  • swimming or diving within 30 metres of a State jetty
  • carrying out repairs or maintenance on a vessel for a period in excess of three days
  • conducting commercial activities, including selling, letting or hiring any goods, vessels or property.

A State jetty is any marine facility, including any utility services, which is managed by the Authority.

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

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


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.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Permit to Undertake Activities at a State Jetty - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Marine and Safety Authority Act 1997 TAS

Local law(s) name

Marine and Safety (Jetties) By-Laws 2017

Administering agency

Marine and Safety Tasmania

Contact details

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


Marine and Safety Tasmania

Operating address: Port Tower Building
Level 1
18 Hunter Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 607
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 135 513
Phone: 03 6235 8888
Fax: 03 6233 5662
Website: Marine and Safety Tasmania (Opens in new window)