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Water permit to take, use, dam, or divert water
Notice of permitted activity to take, use or dam water
If the volume of water and its proposed use fall below the threshold of a resource consent, you can apply for the Notice of permitted activity to take, use or dam water. Download and complete the form.
Email completed form to:
For information about permitted activity and thresholds, see
E7. Taking, using, damming and diversion of water and drilling of the Auckland Unitary Plan.
Apply for a permit to drill a bore for information on bore permits.
For enquiries email Resource Consents Coastal and Water Allocation team:
Apply online for a water permit to take, use, dam, or divert water
We only accept online applications for a water permit - or to take, use, dam or divert water.
If you are unable to apply digitally, visit one of our
service centres for assistance in making your online application.
Ways to pay online for information on all payment options.
If there is no way to provide digital copies of your plans or documents, visit one of our service centres.
Our staff will accept your documents for an additional charge. The charge covers costs involved with us scanning your documents into our digital consent system.
Call us on 09 301 0101 to speak with our building and planning help desk if you have questions regarding your application.
|National Environmental Standards for Freshwater - permitted activities||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/permitted-activities/nes-fw-permitted-activities||National Environmental Standards for Freshwater - permitted activities||Certain activities near or in rivers, wetlands, lakes and streams may be permitted under the National Environmental Standards for Freshwater, but they must comply with the relevant conditions. ||aspx||Environment consultation
Building and consents|
|Freshwater management policy and standards||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/looking-after-aucklands-water/water-strategy-policy-standards/freshwater-management-policy-standards||Freshwater management policy and standards||The Government's recent Essential Freshwater policy introduces new rules and regulations for Auckland and the rest of the country.||aspx||Environment|
|Report a water quality issue||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/looking-after-aucklands-water/looking-after-our-waterways/Pages/report-water-quality-issue.aspx||Report a water quality issue||Contact us for water quality issues or oil spills. We advise when the water is unsafe due to flooding, erosion, pollution and unhealthy practices. ||aspx||Water quality|
|Apply for a permit to drill a bore||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/resource-consents/types-resource-consents/regional-resource-consents/Pages/water-permit-bores.aspx||Apply for a permit to drill a bore||Find out how to apply for a resource consent for a bore.||aspx||Resource consents|
|Consent for works within the bed of a lake or river||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/building-and-consents/resource-consents/types-resource-consents/regional-resource-consents/Pages/works-within-bed-lake-river.aspx||Consent for works within the bed of a lake or river||Find out how to apply to work in the bed of a lake or river.||aspx||Resource consents|
|Reporting water use on rural properties||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/looking-after-aucklands-water/water-strategy-policy-standards/freshwater-management-policy-standards/Pages/Reporting-water-use-on-rural-properties.aspx||Reporting water use on rural properties||Find out about new rural water data reporting rules.||aspx||Environment|