What you can build

Some building work can be done without a permit or getting a builder surveyor involved, other work requires approval.  Find out more in this fact sheet.

Organisation Address: 110 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia

Phone: 1300 135 513

Web Address: http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/building/consumer_building_information/what_you_can_build

Link Owner: Department of Justice

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Resolving building disputes

If you have engaged a builder to build or renovate your home, your builder must give you a Residential Building Consumer Guide explaining your rights and responsibilities.

Organisation Address: 110 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia

Phone: 1300 135 513

Web Address: http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/building/disputes

Link Owner: Department of Justice

Also in: Consumer Law , Owning Property , Planning & Development , Planning and Development

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Smoke Alarms

Tasmanian rental premises must be fitted with smoke alarms, which will generally be located in a corridor or hallway on each storey of the premises.

Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: 1300 652 641

Web Address: http://tutas.org.au/factsheet/smoke-alarms/

Link Owner: Tenants' Union of Tasmania

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Evidence required to support a bond claim

Where a dispute arises about the bond at the end of a tenancy, the Residential Tenancy Commissioner determines how much each party will receive. All parties to the lease will be invited to supply information to support their claim.

Organisation Address: 110 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia

Phone: 1300 135 513

Web Address: http://www.consumer.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/366071/Fact_Sheet_-_Evidence_required_to_support_bond_claim_Jan_2017.pdf

Link Owner: Department of Justice

Also in: Consumers, Money & Debt

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