NCC 2022 Volume Three - Plumbing Code of Australia


Part B6 Rainwater services

Part B6 Rainwater services

VIC B6P7 Rainwater serviceNew for 2022

Insert VIC clause B6P7 in clause B6P7 as follows:

A rainwater service must—

  1. avoid the likelihood of contamination of water within the rainwater service, the cold water service, or the Network Utility Operator's drinking water supply (if connected); and
  2. not pose a hazard to public health; and
  3. not have an unprotected cross-connection with any Network Utility Operator's drinking water service.

VIC B6D1 Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions2019: B6.1

Delete subclause B6D1(1) and insert VIC B6D1(1) as follows:

(1) Where a Deemed-to-Satisfy Solution is proposed, Performance Requirements B6P1 to B6P7 are satisfied by complying with B6D2 to B6D6.

VIC B6D2 General requirementsNew for 2022 (2019: Volume Two V2.6.1 and V13.12.0)

Delete clause B6D2 and insert VIC B6D2 as follows:

A rainwater service must comply with Section 15 of AS/NZS 3500.1.


The Victorian NCC 2019 rainwater tank variation (VIC V2.6.1 and V3.12.0 respectively) remains in effect until 30 September 2023 after which the following takes effect:

A rainwater tank must be installed in a Class 1 building in accordance with the regulations made under the Building Act 1993 (Victoria).

See Part B7 clause B7D4.