Plumbing approvals & inspections

All plumbing work in Queensland is regulated by state government legislative requirements. This work can be categorised as compliance assessable work, notifiable work, minor work and unregulated work.

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All plumbing work in Queensland is regulated by state government legislative requirements. There are four categories: 1) Compliance assessable work - requires council approval, assessment and inspection  2) Notifiable work - does not require council approval but must be performed by an appropriately licensed person and the Plumbing Industry Council notified ...
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Plumbing inspections are required for work that is covered by approval, during and on completion of work. To receive a compliance certificate at the completion of plumbing and drainage works, the final inspection must be completed and approved. The final inspection must be within 7 days of the work being completed. ...
A Compliance Certificate (Certificate of Inspection) is issued at the completion of final inspection undertaken by a council plumbing inspector. It indicates the plumbing work that has been carried out on the property.  A copy is sent to the property owner and the applicant.  All commercial plumbing installations should request a compliance certificate, as the building certifier may require this document to issue clearance certificates. ...
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