Water meter approval - Croydon Shire Council - Queensland


You will need this approval to install, alter, disconnect or remove a water meter. Water meters can be connected to residential and commercial properties.

A water meter is a device that records the amount of water being used on your property. Your meter will usually be located near the front boundary of your property inside a meter box.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You may be required to ensure that all lot numbers and boundary pegs are clearly visible on the property before the water meters are installed. In some cases, you may also be required to install a conduit by under-road boring.

You may also be required to get your property surveyed prior to submitting your application.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1229.00

Connection - includes installation of water meter. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $266.85

Disconnection. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $341.90

Replacement of damaged meter. Fees for 2021-22.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for water meter approval - Please contact your council for information on the current application process and relevant form.

Application process


If you are applying for a commercial water meter connection, you may be required to provide hydraulic plans with your application.

For commercial properties intending to connect a water meter, you may need to supply the relevant Operational Works (OPW) or Reconfigure a Lot (RAL) approvals.

Additional information

Water meters must be installed by a licensed plumber.

Administering agency

Croydon Shire Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Croydon Shire Council

Operating address: 63 Samwell Street
Croydon, Queensland 4871
Mailing address: PO BOX 17
Croydon, Queensland 4871
Phone: 07 4748 7100
Fax: 07 4745 6147
Email: admin@croydon.qld.gov.au
Website: Croydon Shire Council (Opens in new window)