Plumbing and drainage work
Plumbing and drainage work includes permit work, onsite sewerage facilities and backflow prevention devices.
All plumbing and drainage work must comply with current legislative requirements and regulations. This includes:
- water supply
- roofing (stormwater)
- mechanical services (heating, cooling and ventilation)
- fire protection, and
You need a licensed plumber or drainer for work, other than unregulated work. You can check your plumber or drainer's license online. Refer to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).
The QBCC website has details of what is required for each type of work.
Permit work requires council assessment and approval before commencing work. It also requires mandatory inspections.
It is important that plumbing and drainage issues are reported to the correct agency. Contact Unitywater for issues with water supply and sewage treatment services.
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