In this phase, you submit your documentation and plans for your connection and networks works approvals. The networks approval is only needed if you need to extend or modify the main. These two applications can be submitted together or one after the other.
During this phase, we may request additional information from you to help us to assess your application.
Once we have completed the assessment, we will send you our decision notice. Our decision notice is valid for 4 years.
You will also receive an jnfrastructure charges notice (ICN). This charge offsets the costs of ensuring that the extra demand your new development places on our network is catered for. You do not have to pay this fee until you are ready to connect your new infrastructure to the live network.
Apply now with a Connection Application Form F9293 (PDF 380KB)
You submit your connection application
You can pay to fast track your connection application. This reduces the assessment time from 20 to 5 days. Please select this option on your application form.
You submit your network works application (if needed)
We may request further information (if needed)
Within 20 working days of receiving your complete application. Or 5 days for the connection application if it was fast tracked.
Unitywater sends you the Decision Notice
Within 20 working days of receiving your complete application or your response to our request for further information. Or 5 days for the connection application if it was fast tracked.
Unitywater sends you an Infrastructure Charges Notice (ICN)
Within 10 working days of the decision notice.
Your development is ready to move into the construction phase