If you are thinking about any changes or alterations to your home or property, then it is important that you find out whether you need planning, building or plumbing approval before you begin.
This includes activities like altering or extending a building, adding outbuildings, changing the use or nature of use, putting up a sign or subdividing your property.
This section contains information about Hobart's planning schemes, how to submit and search for planning applications, and guidelines to help you through the planning, building and plumbing process.
Click here to find out if you need a planning, building or plumbing permit to undertake your planned works. This page also tells you what you need to do if you do require a permit.
Click here for about building and plumbing permits and how to apply
Energy efficient design is about creating homes that are comfortable for people to live in all year round. Using energy efficiently is the best way to reduce energy bills and environmental impacts while maintaining or even improving comfort levels. Find out more here.
The online services - development portal enables you to submit a planning, building or plumbing application, track the status of an application, view advertised applications, add more information, and search for historical applications.
Click here to view publicly advertised planning, building and plumbing applications.
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Town Hall, Macquarie Street Hobart
GPO Box 503
Hobart Tasmania 7001
The City of Hobart acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal People as the Traditional Owners and ongoing custodians of lutruwita, Tasmania. We pay our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and to their Elders past, present and emerging.