Permit for a Drainage System - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to:

  • Have more than one sewer branch connection for your property;
  • Discharge any matter into a sewerage system or drainage system;
  • Connect, make entry into, remove part of, or otherwise interfere with any system;
  • Alter the bed, banks or flood plains of a water course; or
  • Erect a structure within the riparian zone of a water course bank.

A drainage system includes, but is not limited to a:

  • Sewerage system;
  • Drainage system; or
  • Stormwater system, pipe, fitting, or fixture.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit your application must be:

  • In an approved form;
  • Accompanied by any specified documents; and
  • Accompanied by the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.



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



Application for a Permit for a Drainage System - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Waratah - Wynyard Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Highways, Public Reserves, Parking Areas and Stormwater By-Law 2016

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Waratah - Wynyard Council

Operating address:
21 Saunders Street
Tas 7325
Mailing address:
PO BOX 168
Wynyard, Tasmania 7325


03 6443 8333


03 6443 8383


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