NSW Plumbing Reforms - 1 July 2012

With the introduction of the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2011, from 1 January 2013 Fair Trading will become the state's single plumbing and drainage regulator for all on-site plumbing and drainage works.

NSW Fair Trading will be delegating inspection and enforcement powers to regional councils so they may continue conducting plumbing and drainage inspections.

This link to NSW Fair Trading outlines the changes, frequently asked questions and procedures.

Notice of Work and Certificate of Compliance (Plumbing and Drainage) (PDF - 366.68KB)

Drainage Diagram template (PDF - 81.62KB)

Circular O1 - Onsite Sewer Management Systems (PDF) (149.58 KB)