Approval to Conduct Works Over an Easement - Victoria

Description

You may require this approval if you intend to conduct works over an easement, whether on your property or another.

An easement is an area of land, or part of an allotment, reserved by law to allow provision of common state or municipal controlled infrastructure for a specific purpose, which may include:

  • drainage pipelines
  • municipal services
  • natural gas lines
  • power and telephone lines
    or
  • water and sewage mains.

Easements on your property title need to remain free from obstruction, to allow access for infrastructure service providers. Works on areas covered by easements that may require approval include activities such as:

  • building or demolition
  • drainage, pipeline and ancillary works
  • excavation or removal of any matter from or deposit any matter on the land
  • construction or maintenance or removal of roads, tracks or fences on the land.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

If you intend to build over an easement, you must first gain approval from the Council and any service authorities who have rights to your easement.

Duration

As specified by the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1240.70

Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application to Council for Report and Consent for Building Over an Easement Vested in Council - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Lodgement process

Apply

Submit application form and supporting documents to council.

Approval time

Please allow up to six weeks for approval of your application, prior to the commencement of any works.

Administering agency

City of Yarra

Contact details

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

Building Services

City of Yarra

Operating address: 333 Bridge Road
Richmond, Victoria 3121
Mailing address: PO BOX 168
Richmond, Victoria 3121
Phone: 03 9205 5555
Fax: 03 8417 6666
Email: info@yarracity.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Yarra (Opens in new window)