The Director’s Determination – Categories of Plumbing Work is the primary document which specifies:
- The types of plumbing work that are categorised as either Low Risk, Notifiable or Permit Work;
- The persons who may perform those types of work; and
- The Low Risk Plumbing Work that is determined by the Director of Building Control to require notification to the Permit Authority on completion of the work.
A review of the Determination was commenced with a focus to make the document more functional.
Following stakeholder consultation, the updated determination commenced and superseded the previous version, on 18 August 2022.
The key changes include:
- Consolidating Categories 2A and 2B;
- Relocation of a number of inconsequential works to lower risk categories, or removal of requirement to notify, where appropriate; and
- Consolidation of duplicate categories.
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