This page was updated on: June 16, 2015

Application Phases & Submission Types

Submission type:

New Licence When a new application is submitted and does not affect or apply to any existing water licence.
Amendment An amendment occurs when changes to the conditions of an existing water licence are proposed within the remaining term of the licence.
Renewal A renewal requires the submission of a complete application and is a request by a Licensee for a continuation of existing water use rights, with or without changes to the conditions of an existing water licence.
Cancellation A water licence may be cancelled for many reasons, such as the use of water is no longer required, failure to follow the terms and conditions of the licence, or in the interest of the public. Cancellations may be initiated by the Licensee, the public or the Board.
Assignment An assignment is submitted by the Licensee to transfer ownership of an existing water licence. Upon transfer, the new owner (Assignee) assumes full responsibility of for the terms and conditions of the water licence.

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