Plumbing assessment and inspections, compliance certificates on plumbing work on all buildings in the Cairns regional area. Inspection and testing on water supply and sewage installation in new subdivisions and approval of applications for buildings.
Financial Assistance for Not for Profit Organisations
Eligible not-for-profit (NFP) organisations may be able to access relief either in full or part waiver of listed fees relating to venues, licences & approvals, plumbing applications, waste disposal and development assessment. For more information and eligibility criteria, download the Financial Assistance for NFP Organisations Fact Sheet ( PDF, 0.38 MB ).
Plumbing services forms
Application for Subsidiary Water Meters (44.2 KB)
This Application applies to existing properties constructed pre 31 December 2007 that are not subject to a current Development Application. A subsidiary water meter is an additional water meters installed downstream of Council’s master water meter (usually found at the properties front boundary or fence line). These meters may be installed to record the use of individual units/duplex so that independent billing may be achieved.
Application to Build Over/Adjacent to Sewer / Water Mains (47.6 KB)
This application, including engineered designed footing plans and fees, must be submitted to and approved by Cairns Regional Council prior to any work being carried out over or near Council infrastructure.
Application to Carry Out Alterations to Mains (47.1 KB)
This application, including engineered-designed plans and fees, must be submitted to and approved by Cairns Regional Council prior to any work being carried out on Council infrastructure.
Approved plumbers and drainers forms
For all Queensland Government approved Plumbers and Drainers forms
List of site and soil evaluators (13.8 KB)
List of site and soil evaluators in the Cairns region.
Online Plumbing services applications FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions page for online Plumbing Services applications
Sewer Plan Search Request (31.4 KB)
Submit this application to request a copy of an 'as constructed' plan of the house drainage and/or Council’s sewer main 'as constructed' plan (commonly know as a Jump Up plan) which shows the connection branch from the sewer main to the parcel of land.
Sewer Plan Search Request
This online application can be used to request and pay for a copy of an 'as constructed' plan of the house drainage and/or Council’s sewer main 'as constructed' plan (commonly know as a Jump Up plan) which shows the connection branch from the sewer main to the parcel of land.