Temporary Occupancy Permit - Tasmania


You will require this permit if you intend to occupy either:

  • an existing building that does not have an occupancy permit
  • a building for a purpose other than is detailed in its occupancy permit (e.g. using a shearing shed for a dance)
  • a temporary structure (e.g. marquees, stages).

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

To be eligible for this permit your application must:

  • be in an approved form
  • specify the period or periods for which the temporary occupancy permit is to be in force
  • be accompanied by any specified documents.

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


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.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Temporary Occupancy Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Act(s) name

Building Act 2016 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2016 TAS

Administering agency

Southern Midlands Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer, Development and Environmental Services

Southern Midlands Council

Operating address: 71 High Street
Oatlands, Tasmania 7120
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Oatlands, Tasmania 7120
Phone: 03 6259 3011
Fax: 03 6259 1327
Email: mail@southernmidlands.tas.gov.au
Website: Southern Midlands Council (Opens in new window)