Rainwater tanks

When a building approval is required

A building approval is required for rainwater tanks where:

Where a rainwater tank and stand be sited

As prescribed in QDC, a rainwater tank with stand can be sited within 1.5m of the boundary when:

Otherwise general setbacks are 6m from any road boundary and 1.5m from side and rear boundaries.

Where to discharge the overflow from the tank

In accordance with the Queensland Development Code NMP1.8, storm water from roofed areas, and overflow from any rainwater tanks, is to collected and discharged as follows: 

Last Updated: Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:22