Permit to Interfere with Watercourses and Related Infrastructure - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to interfere with a watercourse or any related infrastructure. Interference can mean conducting works, alterations, damage or destruction of a watercourse or infrastructure. A watercourse means (but is not limited to) any:

  • river
  • lake
  • stream
  • pond.

Related infrastructure means (but is not limited to) any:

  • ditch
  • tunnel
  • bridge
  • creek
  • levee
  • culvert
  • fence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Council for any conditions on this permit.


As specified on the permit.


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.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Permit to Interfere with Watercourses and Related Infrastructure - Please contact the responsible agency/council for application forms and registration details.

Local law(s) name

Local Law No. 1 Neighbourhood Amenity 1 2012

Lodgement process


Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to the Agency.

Administering agency

Bass Coast Shire Council

Contact details

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

Local Laws Team

Bass Coast Shire Council

Operating address: 76 McBride Avenue
Wonthaggi, Victoria 3995
Mailing address: PO BOX 118
Wonthaggi, Victoria 3995
Toll Free: 1300 226 278
Phone: 03 5671 2211
Fax: 03 5671 2222
Website: Bass Coast Shire Council (Opens in new window)