Flooding information and advice

How to get flood level information for your property, meet design requirements and get our consent for council planning permits.

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Check if your land subject to flooding

If you are buying or selling a property and you want to know the property's flood level or flood flow rate.

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Apply for flood information

If you need to know whether the land is subject to flooding, so you can develop or renovate a property.

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Request our consent for a council planning permit

If your land is subject to flooding, we need to give consent to your proposed work before council will issue a permit.

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Get our building design advice

All properties and developments must be designed to protect buildings, minimise impact on neighbours and reduce risk to people if there’s a flood. We can review your plans and help you to meet design requirements.

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Understand flooding overlays

An overlay shows the location and extent of special features, such as where land may be subject to flooding. Read about the different types of overlays.    

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Planning scheme amendments

Flood information is constantly changing. Stay up to date with changes that might affect you. 

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Contact us

If you need any help, contact us on 131 722. 

land.development@melbournewater.com.au

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