We're committed to making sure new land developments receive quality water, wastewater and, where possible, stormwater infrastructure. We also need to be sure that new buildings don't affect our pipes. That's why we work closely with developers and their providers as part of.
Before you can get your Section 73 Compliance Certificate, you may have to pay:
The decision on who pays is based on our water servicing coordinator can tell you more.. If Sydney Water pays for any of these works, you must follow our procurement guidelines. Your
There may be other costs you'll have to pay for during the land development process. These could include:
Until 1 July 2024, the only infrastructure contributions you have to make are for recycled water and stormwater. Find out how this is calculated in the Aerotropolis stormwater development requirements., the and the
(the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal) sets the way recycled water and stormwater infrastructure contributions are calculated. It includes a CPI adjustment on 1 July each year, and you must pay the charge that applies when you pay.
Recycled water and stormwater contributions for a development can add up to thousands of dollars. Charges depend on the size and location of the project. We'll tell you about these charges in the Notice of Requirements letter you get from your water servicing coordinator.
From 1 July 2024, we'll require developers to make fair contributions for the drinking water and wastewater infrastructure we build. This will help recover the cost of providing services to new developments and ensure our customers' water bills remain affordable.
These charges are in line withset out by the NSW Productivity Commission's .
Find out more, including proposed Development Servicing Plan (DSP) areas, under.
You mustn't start work to move, remove or replace any Sydney Water pipes until you have our approval, including temporary replacement pipes. You need to engage a water servicing coordinator and lodge an approval application through the e-Developer system. Include a design of the proposed works and any temporary pipework. We'll review the design and tell you what you need to do to get our approval. This might include lodging a construction bond.
Take a look at our developer deeds and standard terms
You can follow your applications for Section 73 certificates or approvals to move or extend our pipes at developer application progress.