Develop & Build
Whether you're planning work at home, taking on a major development project, creating plans or you need more technical information you'll find all the information you need to get started.
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Building outside your home
Including garage or shed, patio, installing a swimming pool, fence, studio or granny flat, or installing a rainwater tank.
Home renovations or extensions
Including extending or renovating an existing dwelling.
Knock down and rebuild
If you're demolishing an existing dwelling and building a new home or units on your property.
Separate metering of existing units
Information about the benefits of separate metering for units and changing your current meter arrangement.
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Get preliminary advice
Get advice regarding the provision of water and sewerage services for your proposed development.
Apply to connect
It's easy to apply online for connection and land development applications.
Combined sewerage drains
If you are building more than one building or lot, you cannot use an existing combined drain for the development.
Developing with recycled water
Find out your responsibilities when developing in Class A and mandated recycled water areas.
Consultants or contractors must be accredited before planning or designing land development works.
Accredited contractors and consultants
Find an accredited consultant, land development contractor or live sewer contractor.
A typical development project can be summarised into five stages.
Standards, policies and products
View the relevant list of standards and specifications, plus approved products and policies.
Pipe pressure and flow information
Find out how to access pressure and flow information for your development.
Approved products and materials
Certain products and materials are to be considered and used when constructing infrastructure.
PIC numbers are required to register your work with the Victorian Building Authority.
Water metering and servicing guidelines
These guidelines detail conditions that apply when servicing new developments, making alterations or general water metering arrangements.
Working with recycled water
Read about special conditions for working in Class A mandated recycled water areas or arrange an inspection.