Occupancy Permit - Tasmania

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to occupy:

  • A new building;
  • A building in which building work is being, or has been, carried out;
  • A building where the new use of the building would need to satisfy different requirements than the previous use under the National Construction Code;
  • A building where the classification of the building has changed under the National Construction Code; or
  • A building that is a special-use building, where the special use has changed in a material way.

The building surveyor may take into account the following information when issuing a permit:

  • Any reports which has been provided in respect to the application, if required by regulation, from a reporting authority;
  • Documentation provided with the application;
  • The building's suitability for occupation for its intended use;
  • Provisions made for smoke alarms, sanitation and water supply within the building; and
  • Any prescribed documents or matters.

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 this permit your application must:

  • Be in an approved form;
  • Be accompanied by any specified documents; and
  • Be accompanied by the required fees.

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

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $214.00

If not part of an active building permit.

Administering agency

Dorset Council

Contact details

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

Building Enquiries

Operating address: 3 Ellenor Street
Scottsdale
TAS 7260
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Scottsdale, Tasmania 7260
Phone: 03 6352 6568
Email: courtney.wilson@dorset.tas.gov.au
Website: Dorset Council (Opens in new window)