On 1 November 2013, new laws took effect for building work proposed to be undertaken over or near sewers, water mains, stormwater drains or combined sanitary drains ("relevant infrastructure").

Building work over or near "relevant infrastructure" must be assessed against the "Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 1.4 (MP 1.4) "Building Over or Near Relevant Infrastructure".

For a copy of the Fact Sheet and further information on this matter, please visit the Department of Housing and Public Works website.