Surface water and Dam Construction Licence Application Forms

There is new information on applying to renew a licence to operate works for a hazardous dam - click here for more information.

 

Fee schedules for surface water applications are not included with the application kits but can be downloaded from the link below. 

2016/17 Schedule of Fees and Charges for Surface Water Diversions & Dam Construction

You can download a full fee schedule here.

For more information about surfacewater licensing click here

For assistance with accessing or completing application forms please email the licensing unit or call 1800 013 357. 

Find out more about managing Aboriginal Cultural Heritage with our fact sheet.

Application Forms: 

1. Licence to take and use surface water and operate works 

Application for a new/amended Licence to Take and Use Surface Water / Operate Works
Application for transfer of a Licence to Take and Use Surface Water / Operate Works upon sale of land (544 Kb) 
Application to renew a Licence to Take and Use Surface Water / Operate Works (472 Kb)
Application to subdivide a Licence to Take and Use Water / Operate Works (469 Kb)
Application to amalgamate Licences to Take and Use Water / Operate Works (190 Kb) 
Application for surrender of a Licence to Take and Use Water / Operate Works (388 Kb)

2. Transfer (trade) a licence to take and use surface water to another location

Application to permanently transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use Surface water (437 Kb)
Application to temporarily transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use Surface water   (294 Kb)

    Upper Ovens Water Supply Protection Area Water Management Plan trading forms:  

Application for temporary transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use - (Surface water/Groundwater) (296 Kb)
Application for permanent transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use - Management Zone 1 (Surface water/Groundwater) (440 Kb)

3. Licence to construct, alter or operate works (dam or weir)

Application for a Works Licence to construct, alter or decommission a dam or other structure – on or off a waterway (325 Kb)
Application for a Licence to Operate Works (dam or weir) on a waterway or off a waterway (large or potentially hazardous dam) (257 Kb)
Application to register the construction or alteration of a Domestic Stock or Aesthetic dam (934 Kb)

4. Information for parties intending to lodge a written submission about a licence application

Fact Sheet - Making a submission about a licence application (618 KB)
Submission Form - Form for making a submission about a licence application (553 KB)

5. Application to renew a licence to operate works for a hazardous dam

Application to Renew a Licence to Operate Works for a Hazardous Dam
Fact Sheet - Managing a potentially hazardous dam
Dam Safety Emergency Plan
Dam Safety Surveillance Plan

6. Other surface water forms and information

Application for a Private Right Determination  (445 Kb)
Application for a Waterway Determination & Catchment Assessment (367 Kb)