The Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA) - Australian Government

Service summary

The Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA) is Volume 3 of the National Construction Code. It contains the technical provisions for the design, construction, installation, replacement, repair, alteration and maintenance of:

  • Water services;
  • Sanitary plumbing and drainage systems;
  • Stormwater drainage systems;
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems;
  • On-site wastewater management systems; and
  • On-site liquid trade waste management systems.

The PCA also defines the certification and authorisation procedures for plumbing and drainage materials and products so that they may be used or installed in a plumbing or drainage installation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

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The Plumbing Code of Australia - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy
Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Regulator

Act(s) name

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Determination (No.2) 2013 (Australian Government)

Contact details

WELS Enquiries
Department of the Environment and Energy
Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Regulator


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 787
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800218478

Fax:

02 62742322
wels@environment.gov.au

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