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COVID-19 Alert Level 3

Auckland is at Alert Level 3. All customer-facing facilities like leisure centres, community venues, customer service centres and libraries will remain closed until further notice. Essential services will continue.

Remember to wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 Alert Level 3 page

To learn more about Auckland Council's response to COVID-19, visit OurAuckland

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Water restrictions in Auckland - Water restrictions are in effect across the Auckland region. Learn more

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Works within the bed of a lake or river

This relates to works within watercourses and includes the installation of structures such as weirs, culverts and fords, as well as alterations to streams such as stream modification, diversion and reclamation.

Apply to work within the bed of a lake or river

We only accept online applications to work within the bed of a lake or river. If you are unable to apply digitally, visit one of our service centres for assistance in making your online application.


​Apply now

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.

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