You may need a Planning Permit, Building Permit or both to install a water tank.

How to use this guide

To help you work out which permits you need, begin at Step 1 and answer the questions one at a time. You will be asked to look at overlay information and to consider the design of the installation.

You will also learn how to prevent health and safety risks associated with rainwater tanks.

More information

Contact Statutory Planning or Building Services if you need help with either a Planning or Building Permit. 

Before you begin

Before finalising your design:

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