Ipswich City Council


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.

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

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

Plumbing Approvals

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

Plumbing Standards, Plumbing Forms and Fact Sheets

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


Backflow Prevention Devices

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


On-site Treatment and Greywater

Information relating to types of household Sewerage Treatment Systems and Greywater


Solar Hot Water Systems

Information on Solar Hot Water systems


Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to a range of Plumbing frequently asked questions


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

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


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

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