You will require this consent if you intend to impact on the free passage of fish in inland waterways.
- Placing or using any equipment, instrument or device likely to hinder or obstruct fish;
- Injure a fish-pass;
- Impair the efficiency of a fish-pass; or
- Cut through or destroy a dam, floodgate or sluice with the intention of destroying or taking fish.
A fish-pass is an artificial structure that is built with the intention of providing fish with a means of access to parts of a waterway that may be obstructed (for example, by a man-made dam).
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.