In this phase, you submit your documentation and plans for your connection and network works approvals. The network works approval is only needed if you need to extend or modify the infrastructure. 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.
You submit your connection application
You can pay to fast track your connection application. This reduces the assessment time from 20 to 5 days.
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 our 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
Within 10 days of the decision notice.
Your development is ready to commence
You now move to the construction phase, if applicable.
Once we have completed the assessment, we will send you our decision notice. Our decision notice will detail how long it is valid for - this is typically 4 years.
You will also receive an infrastructure charges notice (ICN). This charge offsets our costs of ensuring that the extra demand your new sub-division places on our network is catered for. You do not have to pay this fee until you are ready to connect your new development or infrastructure to the live network.
Apply now with a Connection Application Form F9293 (PDF 380KB)