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Plumbing and drainage

City of Gold Coast regulates and assesses residential and commercial plumbing and drainage to ensure compliance with legislation and minimise health and safety risk.

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Plumbing & drainage

This page has information for anyone planning, or engaged in, building or planning works involving plumbing and drainage.

Lodge a plumbing application

Prior to starting compliance assessable work, a submission to the City of Gold Coast for approval is required. Once work has commenced, contact us to arrange an inspection.

Book a plumbing inspection

You can book an inspection by using our online booking form. Alternatively, you can call us on 07 5667 5977 from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Cut off times for next day inspection bookings are 12pm for phone and 10am for online bookings. Note that conditions apply.

Plumbing compliance

Information about reporting plumbing compliance matters and how to find a licensed plumber or drainer.

On-site sewerage facilities

Information about on-site sewerage facilities, registration and auditing, along with links to all relevant forms and applications.

Backflow devices

Information about backflow devices, registration and auditing.

House drainage plans

How to request copies of house drainage plans, diagrams related to City sewer and stormwater infrastructure, and other known underground services.

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