Rainwater tank approval and overflow requirements

A building approval is required for rainwater tanks where 1 or more of the following criteria applies:

In other circumstances you do not require building approval. However, you will need to follow guidelines on related issues such as where to locate the tank and how to discharge water overflow


Tank overflow

Stormwater from roofed areas and overflow from any rainwater tanks is to be collected and discharged using one or more of the following techniques:

This is in accordance with the Queensland Development Code. Read more in our Planning Scheme.

Last Updated: Wednesday, 09 January 2019 11:18