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Building Codes Queensland is part of the Department of Housing and Public Works, ensures high-quality and cost-effective building and plumbing codes and an efficient system for approving building and plumbing work. This protects and enhances the health, safety and wellbeing of Queenslanders.

Building Codes Queensland provides advice about applying building and plumbing regulations to:

  • building and plumbing practitioners
  • councils
  • state government departments
  • the general public.

Building Codes Queensland oversees the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 and provides plumbing information on on-site sewerage facilities, water saving measures (including greywater use), sub-meters and more.

Building Codes Queensland also oversees the Building Act 1975 and provides building information on the Building Code of Australia and the Queensland Development Code.

Further information

For further information contact Building Codes Queensland.