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
  • 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.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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 Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2018 VIC

Local law(s) name

Protection of Public Assets and Control of Building Sites Local Law 11 2013

Approval time

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

Administering agency

Greater Bendigo City Council

Contact details

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Engineering & Public Space Department

Greater Bendigo City Council

Operating address: 195 - 229 Lyttleton Terrace
Bendigo, Victoria 3550
Mailing address: PO BOX 733
Bendigo, Victoria 3552
Phone: 03 5434 6000
Fax: 03 5434 6200
Email: enquiries@bendigo.vic.gov.au
Website: Greater Bendigo City Council (Opens in new window)