Flood Work Approval - New South Wales

Description

You may require this approval if you intend to construct or use flood works. Flood works help manage water on floodplains.

Flood works are barrages, causeways, cuttings or embankments that are situated near a river, estuary or lake or within a floodplain, and are likely to affect the flow of water to or from a river, estuary or lake, or the distribution or flow of floodwater in times of flood.

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.

Exemptions

You will not require this approval to undertake works for which you have already obtained a development authorisation from your local council.

Some low-risk activities are exempt from requiring approval.

Eligibility Requirements

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

Duration

Up to ten years.

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 $268.70 -
Apply Inspection Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $612.67 -
Apply Miscellaneous Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $404.93 Fee for advertising if required.

Administering agency

Department of Industry

NSW Department of Primary Industries

NSW Office of Water

Contact details

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

General Enquiries, Water Licensing

Operating address: Level 10,
Macquarie Tower
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124
Mailing address: Locked Bag 5123
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124
Toll Free: 1800 353 104
Phone: 02 8281 7777
Fax: 02 8281 7799
Email: water.enquiries@dpi.nsw.gov.au