Regulated and Unregulated Work

WORK TO BE DONE BY A LICENSED PERSON:
 
ALL Plumbing, drainage and on-site sewerage work other than the "unregulated work" (see list below) must be performed by a licensed plumber and drainer. Penalty Infringement Notices (Fines) apply for work performed without the appropriate license.

UNREGULATED WORK THAT DOES NOT REQUIRE A LICENSE:

  • Cleaning or maintaining ground level grates to traps on sanitary drains
  • Replacing caps to ground level inspection openings on sanitary drains
  • Maintaining an above or below ground irrigation system for the disposal of effluent from an on-site sewerage facility
  • Installing or maintaining an irrigation or lawn watering system downstream from an isolating valve, tap or backflow prevention device on the supply pipe for the irrigation or lawn watering system
  • Replacing a jumper valve or washer in a tap
  • Changing a shower head
  • Replacing a drop valve washer, float valve washer or suction cup rubber in a water closet (WC) cistern
  • Replacing a domestic water filter cartridge

ALL WORK OTHER THAN IDENTIFIED ABOVE AS ‘UNREGULATED WORK’ MUST BE PERFORMED BY A LICENSED PLUMBER/ DRAINER
 
To check that the Plumber you intend to carry out work for you is Licensed please refer to:

For information pertaining to minor plumbing work, please view the documents below:

Page reviewed: 20 Jun 2016 6:54pm