Local Government Planning Charges

 Item Description of planning service  Maximum fee 2013/14 

Part 1 - Maximum fixed fees 

1.  Determining a development application (other than for an extractive industry) where the development has not commenced or been carried out and the estimated cost of the development is: -   
  (a) not more than $50,000  $147 
  (b) more than $50,000 but not more than $500,000  0.32% of the estimated cost of development 
  (c) more than $500,000 but not more than $2.5 million  $1,700 + 0.257% for every $1 in excess of $500,000 
  (d) more than $2.5 million but not more than $5 million  $7,161 + 0.206% for every $1 in excess of $2.5 million 
  (e) more than $5 million but not more than $21.5 million  $12,633 + 0.123% for every $1 in excess of $5 million 
  (f) more than $21.5 million  $34,196 
2.  Determining a development application (other than for an extractive industry) where the development has commenced or been carried out  The fee in item 1 plus, by way of penalty, twice that fee. 
3.  Determining a development application for an extractive industry where the development has not commenced or been carried out $739.00 
4.  Determining a development application for an extractive industry where the development has commenced or been carried out  The fee in item 3 plus, by way of penalty, twice that fee. 
5.  Providing a subdivision clearance for:
(a) not more than 5 lots
(b) more than 5 lots but not more than 195 lots 

(c) more than 195 lots

$73.00 per lot
$73.00 per lot for the first 5 lots and then $35.00 per lot
$7,393 
6.  Determining an initial application for the approval of a home occupation where the home occupation has not commenced  $222.00 
7.  Determining an initial application for the approval of a home occupation where the home occupation has commenced  The fee in item 6 plus, by way of penalty, twice that fee 
8.  Determining an application for the renewal of an approval of a home occupation where the application is made before the approval expires $73.00 
9.  Determining an application for the renewal of an approval of a home occupation where the application is made after the approval has expired  The fee in item 8 plus, by way of penalty, twice that fee 
10.  Determining an application for a change of use or for an alteration or extension or change of a non-conforming use to which item 1 does not apply, where the change or the alteration, extension or change has not commenced or been carried out.  $295.00 
11.  Determining an application for a change of use or for an alteration or extension or change of a non-conforming use to which item 2 does not apply, where the change or the alteration, extension or change has commenced or been carried out. The fee in item 10 plus, by way of penalty, twice that fee 
12.  Providing a zoning certificate  $73.00 
13.  Replying to a property settlement questionnaire  $73.00 
14.  Providing written plan advice  $73.00 

Part 2 - Maximum fees: scheme amendments and structure plans 

1.  Director/City/Shire Planner  $88.00 
2.  Manager/Senior Planner  $66.00 
3.  Planning Officer  $36.86 
4.  Other staff e.g. Environmental Health Officer  $36.86 
5.  Secretary/Adminstrative Clerk  $30.20 

 

Development Assessment Application Fees  

Service Fee 
(a)  not less than $3 million and less than $7 million $3,376
(b)  not less than $7 million and less than $10 million $5,213
(c)  not less than $10 million and less than $12.5 million $5,672
(d)  not less than $12.5 million and less than $15 million $5,834 
(e)  not less than $15 million and less than $17.5 million $5,996
(f)   not less than $17.5 million and less than $20 million  $6,158
(g)  $20 million or more $6,320
 Minor amendment application  $150


Last Updated: 07/10/2013