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Drainage connection permit

If you wish to connect your private property to Council easement drainage you need to have a permit.

Types of works that require a permit are:

  • property house drainage connection
  • drainage network extensions through private property

If your application is approved, your permit is valid for 6 months from the date of approval.

Apply for a Permit

To apply for an easement drainage permit:

  • complete the Drainage Connection Form (download below)
  • provide a site plan and your contractor’s details
  • bring your completed documents to one of our Customer and Library Service Centres
  • pay the relevant fees and the required bond
  • once approved, you will receive a signed copy of the application form and a letter from Council

Contact Us

For more information contact Council's Engineering Department on 03 5734 6200.

This page was last updated on 16 April 2019.