A Launceston bar has put in a development application to extend its business hours until 3am.
Phoenix Bar and Restaurant, located in Brisbane Street, has lodged a development application with the City of Launceston council.
Dining furniture would be cleared to create a dance floor.
"Should the demand be there, we would continue bar trade operations through to 3am cut off, however would most likely trade to midnight to gauge the market," it said.
"We would seek the maximum approved capacity under licencing regulations and have been advised by our surveyor this figure is in the vicinity of 400 patrons."
The restaurant is currently opens from Wednesday to Friday from 12pm until late, and Saturdays from 3pm to late.
The application is open for comment until July 3.