Who should notify and pay
Who is liable to notify?
Notification of building and construction work should be by, or for, the person for whom the work is to be done.
Who is liable to pay?
1. If the work is being done for the Commonwealth, the Contractor engaged by the Commonwealth is liable.
2. If the work is being done for a Local Government, Government entity or Non-Queensland Government entity, the local government or entity is liable.
3. If an application is made to an Assessment Manager in relation to work for a Development Permit for building work, plumbing or drainage work or operational work, the applicant is liable.
4. In all other cases, the person for whom the work is to be done is liable for payment.
Last modified: May 2016