Build over easements
Before building or extending a structure over an easement or within 1 metre (laterally) of Central Highlands Water’s sewer and water infrastructure, it’s important to gain written approval from us beforehand.
Rules and policies for build-over’s are in place to protect and maintain access to the community’s water and sewerage assets in case repairs or maintenance are required.
What do I need approval for?
If you’re not sure about what you can build on or near Central Highlands Water assets, contact us. The items listed below require our written consent.
|Dwelling, commercial or industrial property||Tennis court or lawn bowling green|
|Eaves of building||Retaining wall|
|Brick, paling or post and wire fence||Excavation and landscaping|
|Swimming pool, spa, sauna||
|Garage or carport|
How do I get approval?
Complete our online application form and submit it to us – we’ll contact you shortly after with a decision.