Making changes to waterways
Ordinary Watercourses - Land Drainage Consent
If you want to build a culvert or structure (such as a weir) on an ordinary watercourse that may affect flow or flood risk, you may need to apply for written consent before starting the work.
This service is for consent to build a culvert or structure (such as a weir) to control the flow of water on any ordinary watercourse.
You will need
- Details of the work you plan to carry out (plans and other documents can be uploaded to the online application or posted/emailed in separately)
- Payment card details (the cost is £50 per proposed structure)
Alternative ways to do this
(Plans and other documents can be posted or emailed in separately)
- If you’d like to complete an application and payment over the phone, contact us.
- download an application form [PDF] and return to:
Nottinghamshire County Council
Flood Risk Management Team
Trent Bridge House
Please enclose a cheque with your application made payable to Nottinghamshire County Council
The cost of the application is £50 per proposed structure (2 structures = £100 application fee)
If you need help filling in this form or require it in a different format (e.g. in large print, in Braille or on CD), contact us.