Approval for the Installation of Water and Sewer Services - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to undertake a development that may require the installation of a water supply or sewerage service with in the area of operations of the Hunter Water Corporation. Although the requirements for each development vary, the most common concern the design and construction of water and sewer mains and major assets which connect, join or augment Hunter Water's water and sewer systems. You will require this approval if your development includes:

  • Subdividing land
  • Building residential units
  • Industrial or commercial premises.

Please note that you may also need a separate application to connect to an existing water supply or sewerage service operated by Hunter Water.

Please consult with your local Council or Hunter Water for information on forms to be submitted.

Service type

Licence

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

Exemptions

You will not require this approval for a stand-alone dwelling.

Eligibility Requirements

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $487.00 Development Assessment
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $487.00 Water or Sewer Main Extension Application
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $355.00 Additional Sewer Connection
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $355.00 Stormwater Channel Connection
Apply Examination Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $5257.00 Sewer Pump Station Design Review
Apply Examination Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $4774.00 Water Pump Station Design Review
Apply Examination Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $4774.00 Recycled Water Pump Station Design Review
Apply Examination Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $1182.00 Servicing Strategy Review
Apply Examination Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $1182.00 Environmental Assessment Repoert Review
Apply Inspection Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $374.00 Assess Water Main Adjustment
Apply Inspection Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $487.00 Assess Sewer Main Adjustment
Apply Inspection Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $119.90 Assess encroaching on Hunter Water Land, Easement Rights or Assets (per hour)

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Approval for the Installation of Water and Sewer Services - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Appeal Fees

Appeal Fees Details for this service in table format.

Type Business Structure Amount Description
Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $404.00 Revision of Development Assessment

Administering agency

Cessnock City Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Customer Service

Operating address: 62 - 78 Vincent Street
Cessnock, New South Wales 2325
Mailing address: PO BOX 152
Cessnock, New South Wales 2325
Phone: 02 4993 4100
Fax: 02 4993 2500
Email: council@cessnock.nsw.gov.au
Website: Cessnock City Council (Opens in new window)