Groundwater and Bore Construction Licence Application Forms

 

Fee schedules for groundwater applications are not included with the application kits but can be downloaded from the link below.

2016/17 Schedule of Fees and Charges Groundwater and Bore Construction

Please download a full fee schedule from the fees and charges page.  

For more information about groundwater licensing, assistance with accessing or completing application forms please email the licensing unit or call 1800 013 357.  

Application Forms: 

1. Licence to take and use groundwater and operate works

Application for a new or amended Licence to Take and Use Groundwater / Operate Works  (354Kb)
Application for transfer of a Licence to Take and Use Groundwater / Operate Works upon sale of land (340 Kb)
Application to renew a Licence to Take and Use Groundwater / Operate Works (291 Kb) 
Application to subdivide a Licence to Take and Use Water / Operate Works (274 Kb) 
Application to amalgamate Licences to Take and Use Water / Operate Works (257 Kb)
Application for surrender of a Licence to Take and Use Water / Operate Works (193 Kb) 
Fact Sheet - Renewing a Licence to take and use groundwater/operate works (79 Kb)

2. Transfer (trade) a licence to take and use groundwater to another location

  Application to permanently transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use Groundwater (300 Kb)
  Application to temporarily transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use Groundwater  (338 Kb)

    Upper Ovens Water Supply Protection Area Water Management Plan trading forums:  

  Application for temporary transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use - (Groundwater/Surface water)  (296 Kb) 
  Application for temporary transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use - Management Zone 2 (Groundwater)   (431 Kb) 
  Application for permanent transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use - Management Zone 2 (Groundwater)  (431 Kb) 
  Application for permanent transfer (all or part) of a Licence to Take and Use - Management Zone 1 (Surface water/Groundwater) (440 Kb)

3. Licence to construct, alter or decommission works (bore/s)

Applications to construct domestic, stock, investigation, observation or monitoring bores can now be made online through My Water.

Online applications for a Bore Construction Licence are significantly cheaper than applying over the counter. For a flat rate you can apply for up to 20 investigation and observation bores.

To apply online for a Bore Construction Licence, click here.

Customers can still apply for Bore Construction Licences over the counter but higher application fees apply to cover administration costs, and licences cannot be issued immediately.

  Application for a Licence to Construct / Alter Works (Bore) Investigation or Observation Purpose (623 Kb)
  Application for a Licence to Construct / Alter Works (Bore) for Domestic & Stock Purpose (421 Kb)
  Application for a Licence to Construct / Alter Works (Bore) for a Licensable Purpose (546 Kb)
  Application for a Licence to Decommission Works (Bore) (396 Kb)
  Fact Sheet - Constructing a bore (151 Kb)

4. Information for parties intending to lodge a written submission about a licence application

  Fact Sheet - Making a submission about a licence application (618 KB)
  Submission Form - Form for making a submission about a licence application (553 KB)

5. Other groundwater forms and information  

  Application to register a domestic and stock bore or to transfer a bore registration (498 Kb)