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Building Approvals

For all new building work or alterations and additions to buildings then the Building Act 2016 applies to determine what permits or certifications apply:

Please visit CBOS website 

Further information can be obtained by contacting Council's Engineering and Development Department on (03) 6452 4885.

Application for Building Permit

Application for Building Certificate

Application for Extension of Duration of Building Permit

Application for Demolition Permit

Application for Extension of Duration of Demolition Permit

Link to the Department of Justice Page for Owner Builders owner_builders2

Building or Working Near Powerlines

Before you start building or working near powerlines please see TasNetworks for details about safety.


Asbestos was commonly used in building materials from the 1940s until the mid-1990s.  Because exposure to asbestos can cause disease, a national ban on the manufacture, importation and installation of products containing asbestos was introduced from 1 January 2004.

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