Permit to Conduct Plumbing, Water Connections and Land Development - Victoria


You will need to apply for this application if you intend to conduct development in the area managed by Melbourne Water. This application is used for plumbing, connections and land development, including:

  • building over an easement
  • building a jetty
  • inline booster pump
  • individual and multiple unit development
  • new sewer branches and repair
  • minor works
  • stormwater connection
  • preliminary servicing advice
  • replacement of water meters
  • single lot connections (construction / demolition / alteration / renovation).

A development application can be used for residential, commercial and industrial works or a combination of all three.

Service type


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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees may vary. Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Act(s) name

Water Act 1989 Victoria

Water Industry Act 1994 Victoria

Administering agency

Melbourne Water

Contact details

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