Fees

 In accordance with Section 6.19 of the Local Government Act 1995, the following schedule of fees and charges relating to the Building Act 2011, effective 2 April 2012, were adopted by Council at its meeting held on 24 April 2012.

Division 1 - Applications for building permits, demolition permits

 Item  Application  Fee
       1   

 Certified application for a building permit
(s.16(1)) -

(a)    for building work for a Class 1 or Class 10 building or incidental structure

(b) for building work for a Class 2 to Class 9 building or incidental structure

 

0.19% of the estimated value of the building work as determined by the relevant permit authority, but not less than $90

0.09% of the estimated value of the building work as determined by the relevant permit authority, but not less than $90

 2  Uncertified application for a building permit
(s.16(1))
 0.32% of the estimated value of the building work as determined by the relevant permit authority, but not less than $90
 3

 Application for a demolition permit (s.16(1))

(a)    for demolition work in respect of a Class 1 or Class 10 building or incidental structure

(b) for demolition work in respect of a Class 2 to Class 9 building

 

$90

$90 for each story of the building
       4        

 Application to extend the time during which a building or demolition permit has effect
(s.32(3)(f))                                                                                                       

$90

 

Division 2 - Application for occupancy permits, building approval certificates

 Item Application   Fee
        1       Application for an occupancy permit for a completed building (s.46)  $90
       2      Application for a temporary occupancy permit for an incomplete building (s.47)  $90
       3   Application for modification of an occupancy permit for additional use of a building on a temporary basis (s.48)  $90
       4   Application for a replacement occupancy permit for permanent change of the building's use, classification (s.49)  $90
       5  Application for an occupancy permit or building approval certificate for registration of a strata scheme, plan of re-subdivision (s.50(1) and (2))  $10 for each strata unit covered by the application, but not less than $100
       6  Application for an occupancy permit for a building in respect of which unauthorised work has been done (s.51(2))  0.18% of the estimated value of the unauthorised work as determined by the relevant permit authority, but not less than $90

 

Division 3 - Other Applications

 Item Application   Fee  
      1          Application as defined in regulation 31 (for each building standard in respect of which a declaration is sought)                                      $2000                                                       

Building Information
Copies of permits, building approval certificates (s.129 Building Act)

Copies of Building records to an interested person (s.131 Building Act)

       $90 + GST                                               
 Written Advice from Building Surveyor  $90 per hour (minimum 1 hour) + GST
 Town of Cambridge fees not mandated under the Building Regulations 2012  $90 per hour (minimum 1 hour) + GST

 

Fees & Charges: Building Services Levy

 

Application Type Building Services Levy
  Over $45,000  $45,000 or less 
Building Permit  0.09% of work value  $40.50 
Demolition Permit  0.09% of work value $40.50 
Occupancy Permit or Building Approval Certificate under ss47,49,50,52 of the Building Act 2011  $40.50  $40.50 
Occupancy Permit or Building Approval Certificate for Unauthorised Work under s51 of the Building Act  0.18%  $91.00 

 

Last Updated: 07/10/2013