Laws, codes and standards for the building industry

Read about laws, codes and standards relating to the building and construction industry in Queensland.


National Construction Code 2022

The National Construction Code provides building and plumbing requirements for new and renovated buildings.

Queensland Development Code

Read the laws and codes that make up the Queensland Development Code.

Building laws and codes

Find a list of laws, codes and standards that apply in Queensland's building industry.

Plumbing laws and codes

Read about the laws and codes that apply to any plumbing work being completed in Queensland.

Sustainable housing laws

Read an overview of laws, codes and requirements for building sustainable houses.

Pool safety laws

Information for industry, pool safety inspectors and local government about pool safety laws and compliance in Queensland.

Using timber in construction

Learn how and why timber is used within the construction industry in Queensland.

Building access standards for people with a disability

Read about the standards for providing building access to people with a disability.