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Building on water prone land

As a property owner, you are required to get consent for the construction of a building/structure on land that is designated as flood prone or liable to overland flows.

This is in accordance with section 153 (2) and 154 (1) of the Building Regulations 2018. 

Consent may be granted only where the building/structure does not unreasonably impede the natural drainage conditions of the land. 

Apply online, in writing or in person

See request to build on water prone land application forms


A fee of $290.40 is payable with your application, in accordance with Regulation 36 of the Building Regulations 2018.

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