Approval applications & fees

Controlled activity approvals

You can apply for a new approval or to amend your existing approval.

Controlled activity approvals cannot be granted retrospectively for a controlled activity which has already been carried out.

Controlled activity approvals Application form Supporting information
New or amended approval Application form (PDF, 297.94 KB) Guide (PDF, 106.01 KB)

For information about application fees for controlled activity approvals, download the fact sheet. (PDF, 107.54 KB)

Water supply work and water use approvals

Rural landholders and rural industries

WaterNSW is your one stop shop for licensing services, including water supply work and water use approvals, for rural landholders and rural industries.

Our department’s customers

The following information is provided for our department’s customers .

You can apply for a new approval, to amend your existing approval, or to extend your approval if it is going to expire soon.

Water supply work and
water use approvals
Application form Supporting information
New approval Water supply work and/or water use Application form (PDF, 303.84 KB) 
Bore for domestic and stock right Apply and pay online  
Application form (DOC, 369 KB) Guide (PDF, 126.02 KB)      
Amend approval Water supply work and/or water use Application form (PDF, 303.84 KB) 
Bore for domestic and stock right Application form (DOC, 369 KB) Guide (PDF, 126.02 KB)      
Extend approval Apply and pay online 

For information about application fees for water supply work and water use approvals, download the fact sheet (PDF, 107.76 KB).