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Water permit to take, use, dam, or divert water

He whakaaetanga wai hei hari, hei whakamahi, hei pāpuni, hei whakapeau wai rānei

A water permit (consent) may be required to take, use, dam or divert water, or to take or use heat or energy from water. Water permits are commonly needed for taking, using, damming or diversion of surface and ground water, e.g. for irrigation purposes.

​Apply for a water permit to take, use, dam, or divert water

 Online

 By post

​Send the completed application for resource consent form to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

 In person

​Bring the completed application for resource consent form to one of our service centres.