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Drainage schemes and contribution rates

Drainage schemes are used to plan the infrastructure for new urban developments. They guide the standards you need to meet for flood protection, water quality and waterway health.

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Drainage schemes

They're a master plan for drainage in a specific catchment area. Sometimes referred to as ‘development schemes’ or ‘development services schemes’. 


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 Contribution rates

Drainage schemes determine what financial contribution you need to make to us to fund required drainage and stormwater quality treatment works. 


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Last updated:
16 December 2019