Council consent is required to conduct work within a road reserve or easement where Yarra Ranges Council is the responsible authority. This includes:
- constructing, altering or removing a vehicle crossing
- service connections
- drainage and stormwater connections
If the work is to be completed on a declared arterial road (road managed by VicRoads) a planning permit may be required.
If you are constructing a Council asset, you need to apply for Construction of a Council Asset (Maintenance and Surveillance) permit. Apply for works under $100,000 or over $100,000
Stormwater must be connected to a legally approved point of discharge. A point of discharge is usually an underground drain, kerbs or open table drains.
To meet our stormwater drainage requirements for a planning or building permit, please follow these steps:
Apply for a stormwater point of discharge certificate
Submit your stormwater drainage plans and computations
Refer to your planning permit for your stormwater drainage requirements.
Please allow 20 working days for us to assess this application.
Fee varies from $175 to $1000.
Apply for a works within a road reserve permit
A works within a road reserve permit is required to install any new stormwater connection.
Please allow 10 working days for us to assess this application.
Fee $240.50. Security bond (where applicable) $1000.