Flooding information and advice

Potential flooding can affect your development plans. Find out how to get flood level information for your property, understand how planning scheme overlays work and keep up to date with amendments.

Are you building or renovating?

Did you know that you can get our free advice? As well as helping you with flood level information and certificates, we can also review your plans and provide advice on what you need to do to get our consent for council. Save time and effort.

Apply for pre-development advice

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Is your land subject to flooding? 

You need to check whether your land is subject to flooding before you apply for a council planning permit. Here’s how to do that. 

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Need our consent for a council planning permit?

If your land is subject to flooding, you’re likely to need a planning permit from your council, for which you’ll need our consent. Here’s what to do.  

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Just need flood level information?

Are you buying or selling a property and just want a flood certificate or flood level information? Take a short cut. 

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Want to 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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