Dam Works Permit Guidelines

These Guidelines provide advice for obtaining a dam permit under the Water Management Act 1999.

Will I need a permit to construct, modify, repair or remove a dam?
  Guideline_Will I need a permit to construct, modify, repair or remove a dam?   (171Kb)
​Under what authority can I construct, modify, repair or remove a dam?
  Guideline_Under what authority can I construct, modify, repair or remove a dam?   (197Kb)
​Obtaining a Divsion 3 dam works permit
  Guideline_Obtaining a Division 3 dam works permit   (395Kb)
​Rights and obligations of a Division 3 dam works permit holder and/or dam owner   Guideline_Rights and obligations of a Division 3 dam works permit holder and/or dam owner   (231Kb)
​Obtaining a Division 4 dam works permit
  Guideline_Obtaining a Division 4 dam works permit   (236Kb)
​Rights and obligations of a Division 4 dam works permit holder and/or dam owner
  Guideline_Rights and obligations of a Division 4 dam works permit holder and/or dam owner   (231Kb)
​Dam Works Fee Summary Guide
  Dam Works Fee Summary Guide   (128Kb)
​Guidelines for pre-construction reports
  Guidelines for pre-construction reports   (75Kb)
​Guide for preparing a dam works site plan in LISTmap
  Preparing a dam works site plan in LISTmap   (344Kb)
​Guidelines for developing a sediment and erosion control plan for dam works sites
  Guidelines for Developing a Sediment and Erosion Control Plan for Dam Works Sites   (640Kb)
​Guidelines for establishing offsets for impact on natural values within the Dam Assessment Framework
  Guidelines for establishing offsets for impact on natural values within the dam assessment framework   (151Kb)


For Dams Works application forms see Water Management Forms


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