Consent to Undertake Works Adjacent to a Levee or on a Floodplain - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require consent if you intend to undertake construction work on a levee bank, or to construct flood works on a floodplain, in the Hunter Valley.

Construction work includes the construction of any building, fence or other structure. Flood works include any works, such as barrages, causeways, cuttings or embankments, which are likely to have an effect on the flow of water to or from a river, estuary or lake, or the distribution or flow of floodwaters in times of flood.

Please note that areas considered floodplains are determined by the Regulations, and will accordingly vary from time to time.

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.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Consent to Undertake Works Adjacent to a Levee or on a Floodplain - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Additional information

Before lodging an application, a pre-application meeting with a water regulation officer is recommended to discuss the proposed activity, likely impacts, the application process and the information required.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Office of Water

Act(s) name

Water Management Act 2000 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Water Management (General) Regulation 2011 (New South Wales)

Contact details

General Enquiries, Water Licensing
Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Office of Water


Operating address:
Level 10,
Macquarie Tower
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 5123
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124

Phone:

02 8281 7777

Phone:

1800 353 104

Fax:

02 8281 7799
water.enquiries@dpi.nsw.gov.au

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