COVID-19 Online Help Hub

Find out about changes to Council services and facilities, government assistance available, Coronavirus health information, plus lots more. Visit the hub >

Building in a flood prone area

View our Flood prone area map showing areas prone to flooding in Cardinia Shire. If you are not sure, call our Building team on 1300 787 624. 

If you are building in a flood prone area, you will need to get approval to build. You willl be provided with guidelines to follow to ensure your home is better protected from flood. 


$290.40 (no GST)

You can apply online or download an application form. 

Apply for land liable to flooding permit online 

Download a land liable to flooding permit form

You can post, email or drop your downloadable form to us. 


Building team
Cardinia Shire Council
PO Box 7 
Pakenham VIC 3810 


Visit us 

Cardinia Shire Council
Customer service Centre
20 Siding Avenue, Officer
(View our location in Google Maps)

For flood guides for the Cardinia Shire region go to the SES website.

Hard copies of the Pakenham and Koo Wee Rup guides are available from our Civic Centre at 20 Siding Avenue, Officer.

If you want to get sandbags to protect your property, contact the SES on 132 500