Restricted Plumbing Permit - Western Australia

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to remove, reinstall or replace a water heater but are not a licensed plumber or plumbing tradesperson.

This permit is only for those who already hold an electrical workers licence, electrical contractors licence, gasfitting permit or gasfitting authorisation. This permit authorises you to disconnect, remove, install and connect a compression union, a temperature / pressure relief valve or an expansion control valve in the course of removing, reinstalling or replacing a water heater. This permit is subject to:

  • the removal, installation or replacement of the water heater being on a like-for-like basis
  • no change to the existing pipes being required
  • the existing pipes being in a safe and proper working order
  • the temperature / pressure relief valve overflow pipe complying with the plumbing standards
  • no use of a flexible hose connection being required.

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 permit you must:

  • hold a valid electrical workers licence, electrical contractors licence, gasfitting permit or gasfitting authorisation
  • complete a training course approved by the Agency
  • be deemed a fit and proper person to hold the permit
  • submit the required forms
  • pay the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $22.90
Apply Licence All $286.95

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Restricted Plumbing Permit - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Plumbers Licensing Act 1995 WA

Regulation(s) name

Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building Commission

Plumbers Licensing Board

Contact details

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

Licensing Officer

Plumbers Licensing Board

Building Commission

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 489 099
Fax: 08 6251 1501
Website: Building Commission (Opens in new window)