Check for assets on or near your property
How to check if any of our assets are near or on your property before you start any works. Dial Before You Dig.
Build over assets or easements
Review our guidelines and apply online to build structures such as carports, decking or pergolas near or over our assets.
Connect to the stormwater system
Review our guidelines and apply online to get our approval to connect to the stormwater system.
Build a fence with us
We pay half the cost of fencing if your property borders our land or shares a common boundary with land we own. Find out if you’re eligible.
Plant near sewers, drains and water mains
Use our planting guide for recommended species, review our guidelines and apply online for our approval.
Install utilities near sewers, drains and water mains
Review our guidelines and apply online to get approval to install utilities (such as gas, electricity and water) or do excavations near our assets.
Build a shared path
To build a bicycle or pedestrian path on our land, near our assets or within a floodplain you first need our approval.
Build private jetties on our waterways
Request approval to build a private floating or fixed jetty, pontoon or mooring on Melbourne's waterways.
Construct a waterway crossing
Apply online for approval to construct a road bridge or culvert across our drains or waterways, or make any changes to an existing crossing.