An online form to complete when requesting a new water connection

Important: this approval form only applies to new connections that are not part of a new development or subdivision.

Before filling in this form

  • Choose a contractor to complete the entire connection work: either the Council's maintenance contractor CORDE (ph. 03 318 8320; email: or any qualified private contractor of your choice.
  • You must submit this form to the Council at least 8 working days prior to scheduled connection to main (10 working days for sewer main shut-down).
  • As-built of new connection must be submitted at the latest two working days after the connection to main has been supervised by CORDE.

Applicant details
(if applicable)
(this field is mandatory)
(this address will be used for all communication)
(this field is mandatory)
(this address will be used by CORDE to bill the supervision of approved work)
Property Details
(please add resource consent number in field below)
(please add building consent number in field below)
(add full address or name of new development)
(add property valuation number in field below)
(this can be a company name for a new development)
(this field must be a valid email address)
Applicant declaration
(select from drop down menu below)
(only if you are not engaging CORDE to complete the entire work)
If you prefer engaging a private contractor to complete the work, you must declare that: (please tick all boxes)
(applicant name)
New connection details
(enter DD/ MM/ YYYY in the field below)
(if known)
(if applicable)
Pressure testing complete: (if applicable)
(add company's name, if applicable)
(please attach any supporting document here)