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Plumbing laws and codes

This section lists the plumbing laws and codes that apply to Queensland’s plumbers and drainers, builders, developers, councils, community title managers, water service providers and householders.

New plumbing laws and regulations are coming into effect on 1 July 2019.

Read more about changes to the legislation.

Current laws and regulations

Draft laws and regulations

Queensland Plumbing and Wastewater Code

Pending Queensland Plumbing and Wastewater Code

Superseded Queensland Plumbing and Wastewater Codes

Note: The Queensland Plumbing and Wastewater Code replaced the On-Site Sewerage Code published in November 2003.​​​​​



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