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Plumbing

Plumbing

All compliance assessable plumbing work carried out within South Burnett Region must be approved by Council. A Plumbing and Drainage application must be lodged for all work which includes but is not limited to:

  • New Dwellings / Duplex-units
  • Commercial Development
  • Shop fit outs
  • Relocating Houses into the Region
  • Disconnection of Council Sewer
  • Disconnection of House Hold Treatment Plants (HSTP) and Septic Systems.

All other regulated plumbing work can be performed under the Form 4 process by a licensed plumber and drainer. The scope of work allowable under the Form 4 Notifiable work process is listed in Schedule 1 of the Plumbing & Drainage Regulation 2019.

Additionally, Hydraulic Plans are required for some applications lodged for assessment.

It is illegal to do regulated plumbing work without a licence, please check with Council if you are unsure of any detail.

Required forms for all Plumbing and Drainage Applications

To download the mandatory plumbing and drainage application forms, please visit the Department of Housing and Public Works website.

For all development applications, you must:

  • complete application details - Form 1 (Compliance Assessment) and Form 7 (Notification of Responsible Person).

Other applicable forms are:

  • Form 3 - Verification of Covered Work;
  • Form 8 - Notice of Compliance On-Site Sewerage Work.

Plumbing Fact sheets

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