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Building and Plumbing
Development approval is required before you start building and/or plumbing work on your property.
This includes renovations, alterations and additions and before erecting retaining walls, carports and swimming pools.
Council officers can inspect and approve your construction project, in line with state laws.
People who are building their own home and wish to live on-site must obtain a temporary accommodation licence from Council.
Plumbing and Drainage Notifiable Minor Work
Information on Plumbing and Drainage Notifiable Minor Work can be found using the below link to the Queensland Government - Department of Housing and Public Works:
Changes to Pool Legislation
New Pool Laws effective 1 December 2010. Please click here for further information.
Changes to pool fence laws commenced on 27 July 2012. Please click here for further information.
At its meeting dated 26 February 2013, Council approved a decision for rainwater tanks to be optional on new homes built in the Scenic Rim and connected to a full town water supply.
Scenic Rim properties connected to a trick feed supply or those which rely exclusively on rainwater or bulk water deliveries still require a rainwater tank.
Preliminary Removal Dwelling Information Pack