Rainwater Tanks

Do I need development approval to install a rainwater tank?

Rainwater tanks which meet all of the following criteria do not require development approval:

  • is part of a roof drainage system;
  • has a total floor area not exceeding 10 square metres;
  • is located wholly above ground; and
  • has no part higher than 4 metres above the natural surface of the ground

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