Updated Director’s Determination – Categories of Plumbing Work commenced 18 August 2022

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Following stakeholder consultation, the updated determination commenced and superseded the previous version, on 18 August 2022.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.

View the updated determination (PDF, 954.2 KB)

Updated: 18 Aug 2022

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