Approval of Buoys, Wharves and Jetties - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this approval if you intend to anchor a buoy in a lake or if you intend to erect a wharf or jetty within a lake area. Please be aware of the following:

  • Boats are not permitted to be moored in certain mooring areas, these areas generally have a sign displayed and include swimming and beach areas.
  • Your boat must be moored to an approved buoy, wharf or jetty.

Service type


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




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Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Act(s) name

Lakes Act 1976 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Lakes Regulation 2019 Australian Capital Territory

Lodgement process


Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

National Capital Authority

Contact details

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