Contractor Licence - Plumbing - Company / Partnership - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to contract, sub-contract and / or advertise to carry out any of the following categories of specialist work as a company or partnership: plumbing, water plumbing, draining, gasfitting, LP gasfitting and advanced LP gasfitting work (including domestic, commercial or industrial). Your licence will specify what categories of specialist work you are authorised to perform.

Plumbing includes water plumbing, roof plumbing and works of sewerage. Water plumbing includes plumbing involved in a fire service such as a fire sprinkler system, urban irrigation, and water supply. Water supply includes any work on pipes and fitting in a building in which any part of a sewerage service is connected to a septic tank or effluent system.

Gasfitting includes work on a gas installation (other than an autogas installation) connected or intended to be connected to a compressed natural gas container.

LP gasfitting work is restricted to work on a gas installation designed to carry liquefied petroleum gas in vapour phase only at pressures not exceeding 150 kilopascals.

This document provides further information about applying for the Contractor Licence - Plumbing - Company / Partnership. To apply, complete the Application Form - Company or Partnership.

Other forms and related documents are available on the Fair Trading website.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this licence, the company or partnership must:

  • employ a person that holds a Qualified Supervisor Certificate or an Endorsed Contractor Licence (Q)
  • be registered with ASIC.

All relevant persons to the application (director of company or member of partnership) must:

  • be considered a fit and proper person for the purposes of the licence
  • not be disqualified from holding an authority under the relevant legislation
  • have the necessary qualifications and practical experience as specified by the Authority
  • not be a debtor to NSW Fair Trading or Administration Corporation
  • not be subject to an unsatisfied Tribunal order
  • not hold any authority which is currently suspended or have had an unreasonable number of complaints, penalties or cautions against you
  • have not performed work subject to an unreasonable number of insurance claims
  • not be bankrupt or a director or person concerned in the management of a company that is the subject of a winding up order or for which a controller or administrator has been appointed
  • not, within the period of 3 years before the date of the application, have been bankrupt or a director or person concerned in the management of a company when the company was the subject of a winding up order or when a controller or administrator was appointed
  • have not been a director, partner or person concerned in the management of a company or partnership that was disqualified from holding an authority within 3 years before the date of the application, unless the Director-General is satisfied that the applicant took all reasonable steps to prevent the conduct that led to the disqualification
  • provide details of required insurance under the Home Building Compensation Fund
  • pay any required fees.

Duration

3 years.

Expiry

Anniversary of the date of issue.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

For information on any fees to be submitted with your application, please refer to the Home Building Fees page from the NSW Fair Trading website.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Cancel Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Surrender of Licence / Certificate - PDF
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for Certificate of Evidence - PDF
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Nominated Qualified Supervisor - Consent Declaration - PDF
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Application for Duplicate Licence, Certificate or Permit - PDF
Apply Company, Partnership Application Form - Company or Partnership - PDF
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Additional Details Form 3 - Criminal Record - PDF
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Additional Details Form 2 - Compliance Records - PDF
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Additional Details Form 5 - External Administration - PDF
Apply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Additional Details Form 4 - Bankruptcy - PDF
Vary Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Change of Director - Statement of Details - PDF
Vary Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Notification of Change of Address (and Other Contact Details) - PDF
Vary Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Additional Details Form 1 - Change of Name and Aliases - PDF

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Home Building Licence Assessment Process - PDF
Comply Company, Partnership Checklist for Company and Partnership Licence Applications - PDF
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Home Building Fees (Opens in new window)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Checklist for Applicant - Individual - Specialist - PDF
Comply Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust Checklist for Applicant - Individual - Mutual Recognition - PDF

Approval Time

Applications will generally be assessed within 28 days.

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Home Building Licensing

Mailing address: PO BOX 972
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Phone: 13 32 20
Website: NSW Fair Trading (Opens in new window)