Stormwater Connection and Works Approval - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend undertake one of the following activities:

  • Connect (directly or indirectly) to a stormwater drainage network operated by the local Council; or
  • Any stormwater drainage work.

Stormwater is rain that has reached the ground. It is characterised by ground level surface water and roof water runoff. Stormwater drainage work includes any activity (e.g. construction, alteration, maintenance, repair, etc.) that affects any drain or channel that, directly or indirectly, will connect with a public stormwater channel or drain.

There are multiple stages to getting your proposed stormwater drainage work approved, with different authorities responsible for different aspects of the approval process.

You have to apply to the relevant local Council for approval to conduct stormwater drainage work (this will often be done as part of a Development Application process). Councils may only grant stormwater drainage approvals on land within the area of operations of a water supply authority.

Please note that plumbing and drainage work can only be carried out in NSW by individuals that hold the relevant professional licences.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$128.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply Land Use Application - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Approval time

7-10 days.

Administering agency

Narrabri Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Narrabri Shire Council


Operating address:
46-48 Maitland Street
Narrabri
NSW 2390
Mailing address:
PO BOX 261
Narrabri, New South Wales 2390

Phone:

02 6799 6866

Fax:

02 6799 6888
council@narrabri.nsw.gov.au

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