Plumbing plan certifier responsibilities

A plumbing plan certifier is responsible for certifying drainage plans to ensure they are drafted in accordance with the legislation and Australian standards.

Plumbing plan certifiers must complete work and operate according to the:


Plumbing plan certifiers must be licensed to perform any perform any sanitary plumbing work and any sanitary drainage work in the ACT.


Professional indemnity insurance should include a minimum limit of liability of $1 million for each period of insurance.

Evidence of insurance

Plumbing plan certifiers need to show evidence of their insurance to a client before providing a service. This includes advising the client if they do not have insurance.

Notifications, inspections and approvals

Certified final drainage and plumbing plans must be registered with Access Canberra before booking a final plumbing inspection.

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