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Plumbing

Anyone proposing to do Plumbing or Drainage Work which includes installing, changing, extending, disconnecting, or maintaining plumbing or drainage must comply with current legislative requirements and regulations.  To ensure legislative requirements are met please browse the following web pages.


  • Plumbing Approvals
    Plumbing Approvals

    Council Plumbing Inspectors assess whether Plumbing work complies with Regulations and issue Plumbing Permits accordingly

  • Plumbing Standards, Forms and Fact Sheets
    Plumbing Standards, Forms and Fact Sheets

    Technical information relating to Plumbing works for Licensed Plumbers, and Consultants.

  • Backflow Prevention Devices
    Backflow Prevention Devices

    Council keeps a register of all Testable Backflow Prevention Devices. Find information on Backflow Prevention Devices.

  • Sewerage Treatment and Greywater
    On-site Treatment and Greywater

    Information relating to types of household Sewerage Treatment Systems and Greywater.

  • Solar Hot Water Systems
    Solar Hot Water Systems

    Information on Solar Hot Water systems and how the average household can reduce how water costs.

  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Frequently Asked Questions

    Find answers to a range of Plumbing frequently asked questions.

  • Useful Plumbing Links
    Useful Plumbing Links

    A range of useful Plumbing links, including Legislation, Governing Authorities and where to find further relevant information relating to Plumbing.

  • Fees and Charges
    Fees and Charges

    Council's current list of fees for Plumbing Applications and Approvals are available in the Register of Regulatory Fees and Commercial Charges.

  • Building Links
    Building

    Find information about Building Approvals, Standards, Forms, Searches, Legislative requirements, useful Building links, and Fees and Charges.

Our helpful staff are happy to provide general advice on the current requirements for all types of plumbing and drainage work to ensure your asset is protected and complies with local and state laws.

For Plumbing information, if you have any further queries after browsing the web pages below please contact our friendly Plumbing Team on:

T l 07 3810 6130       F l 07 3281 7085       E l PlanDev@ipswich.qld.gov.au

Office Hours | Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm excluding public holidays.

Street Address l Ground Floor of the Administration Building - 45 Roderick Street, Ipswich.
Postal Address l Plumbing Branch - PO Box 191, Ipswich QLD 4305 Australia.

Dial-before-you-digDial Before You Dig call 1100 or visit the website to find out what services are underground before carrying out any ground works www.1100.com.au

For information on: Sewer main blockages, water main breaks, leaking water meters, water connections and town water enquiries please contact

Queensland Urban Utilities
Phone: 13 26 57 - weekdays 7am to 7pm
13 23 64 - 24hr service for faults and emergency service