Restructuring and/or transferring water services with land

When you want to reorganise water services and/or sell water as part of a land sale water corporations can help you package all relevant water services into one simplified application. For more information see below;

Water Shares

Water share applications using approved forms must be submitted at your water corporation.

Water share transfers must be recorded by the Water Registrar. If the water corporation approves your application to transfer a water share you will then need to apply to the Water Registrar to record the transfer. You will be given important information and useful instructions about this second step in the correspondence you receive from the water corporation.

Applications to the Water Registrar

The Registrar has its own application forms available from the Registrar's website

Details about the Water Registrar’s recording process are available here.

Allocation

Application forms are available to trade allocation, authorise agents to trade from your allocation account, request a new allocation account and to relinquish allocation. The relevant approved forms must be submitted at your water corporation.

Water-use licences / registrations

Application forms pertaining to water-use licences and registrations must be submitted to your water corporation.

Delivery shares

Each water corporation has their own application forms relating to delivery share. These forms are available from your water corporation.

Works licences

Application forms pertaining to works licences (for example, to construct, operate or decommission works) must be submitted to your water corporation..

Your water corporation may require supplementary forms relating to works licences. These forms are available from the water corporations’ websites.

Take and use licences

Each water corporation has their own application forms relating to the issue, transfer and renewal of take and use licences. These forms are available from your water corporation.

Application fees

Most applications attract a fee.