Stormwater Connection and Works Approval - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you intend undertake one of the following activities:

  • Connect (directly or indirectly) to a stormwater drainage network operated by the local Council, the Sydney Water corporation or the Hunter Water corporation; or
  • Any stormwater drainage work.

Stormwater is rain once it has reached the ground. It is characterised by ground level surface water and roof water runoff.

Stormwater drainage work includes any activity (e.g. construction, alteration, maintenance, repair, etc.) that affects any drain or channel that, directly or indirectly, will connect with a public stormwater channel or drain.

There are multiple stages to getting your proposed stormwater drainage work approved, with different authorities responsible for different aspects of the approval process, for instance:

  • You have to apply to the relevant local Council for approval to conduct stormwater drainage work (this will often be done as part of a Development Application process); and
  • If the work will be conducted on infrastructure that will connect to a stormwater drainage network operated by the Hunter Water or Sydney Water corporations you will also need to get their approval for the proposed work.

Please note that plumbing and drainage work can only be carried out in NSW by individuals that hold the relevant professional licences.

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 the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

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

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Stormwater Connection and Works Approval - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

Walcha Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Walcha Council

Operating address: 2W Hamilton Street
Walcha
NSW 2354
Mailing address: PO BOX 2
Walcha, New South Wales 2354
Phone: 02 67742500
Fax: 02 67771181
Email: council@walcha.nsw.gov.au