Development activity statistics

The City Planning Division prepares a number of statistical reports showing the development activity within the City of Hobart municipality.

Building statistics

During the period 1 August 2021 to 31 August 2021, 60 permits were issued to the value of $34,812,040 which included:

  • 40 for extensions/alterations to dwellings to the value of $6,669,986
  • 7 new dwellings to the value of $3,650,554
  • 0 new multiple dwellings
  • 3 major projects:
    • 48 Liverpool Street, Hobart - Commercial Internal Alterations - $13,510,000
    • 16 Degraves Street, South Hobart - New Commercial Building - $5,268,500
    • 66-80 Collins Street, Hobart - Commercial Internal Alterations - $3,500,000

In the twelve months ending August 2021, 671 permits were issued to the value of $256,601,368.

Planning statistics

During the period 1 August 2021 to 31 August 2021, 62 permits were issued to the value of $12,028,590 which included:

  • 9 new single dwellings to the value of $1,334,775
  • 17 multiple dwellings to the value of $5,759,000
  • 26 extensions/alterations to dwellings to the value of $3,762,815
  • 13 extensions/alterations to commercial properties to the value of $1,362,000
  • 1 major project:
    • 43A Pirie Street, New Town - Demolition, Six Multiple Dwellings, Front Fencing, and Associated Works - $2,400,000.

In the twelve months ending August 2021, 827 permits were issued to the value of $314,035,672.

Building permits and approvals graphs

Number of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Monthly Comparison

Number of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Monthly Comparison

Number of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Monthly Comparison(PDF, 8KB)


Number of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison

Number of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison

Number of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison(PDF, 13KB)


Value of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Monthly Comparison

Value of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Monthly Comparison

Value of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Monthly Comparison(PDF, 290KB)


Value of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison

Value of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison

Value of Building Permits Issued - 5 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison(PDF, 195KB)


Major Building Applications and Activities - 2020

Major Building Applications and Activities - 2020

Major Building Applications and Activities - 2020(PDF, 9MB)


Approved Building, Residential Dwellings - 2020

Approved Building, Residential Dwellings - 2020

Approved Building, Residential Dwellings - 2020(PDF, 12MB)

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Planning permits and approvals graphs

Development Application Lodgements

Development Application Lodgements

Development Application Lodgements(PDF, 377KB)


Number of Planning Permits Issued - 3 Year Monthly Comparison

Number of Planning Permits Issued - 3 Year Monthly Comparison

Number of Planning Permits Issued - 3 Year Monthly Comparison(PDF, 10KB)


Number of Planning Permits Issued - 3 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison

Number of Planning Permits Issued - 3 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison

Number of Planning Permits Issued - 3 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison(PDF, 11KB)


Value of Planning Approvals - 3 Year Monthly Comparison

Value of Planning Approvals - 3 Year Monthly Comparison

Value of Planning Approvals - 3 Year Monthly Comparison(PDF, 11KB)


Value of Planning Permits Issued - 3 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison

Value of Planning Permits Issued - 3 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison

Value of Planning Permits Issued - 3 Year Accumulative Monthly Comparison(PDF, 11KB)


Hobart Inner City Residential Apartment & Hotel Developments 2018 - 2021

Hobart Inner City Residential Apartment & Hotel Developments 2018 - 2020

Hobart Inner City Residential Apartment & Hotel Developments 2018 - 2021(PDF, 2MB)

Visitor accommodation approvals