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Fees and charges

Attached are information sheets on the statutory fees and the Council fees that apply to all functions carried out by the Building Surveying Department.

The fees change on the 1 July every year, so please ensure that the fees you submit are the current fees that apply at the time of your application.

All fees include GST unless otherwise stated

Fees Schedule 01/07/2016 - 30/06/2017

Report and Consent Applications

Applications to Council for Consent and Report

• Building Regulations 2006 – Part 4, Divisions 2, 3 and 4
  Class 1 and 10 buildings

 (GST Exempt)

$256.90
per regulation

Applications to Council for Consent or Report

• Building Regulation 2006

 Reg. 312       Demolition under Section 29A of the Act
 Reg. 310(1)   Building over an easement vested in Council
 Reg. 512(12) Projections beyond the street alignment
 Reg. 514(2)   Building above or below certain public facilities
 Reg. 604(4)   Precautions over a street
 Reg. 610(2)   Point of discharge of storm water
 Reg. 801(1)   Installation of soil and waste disposal reticulation
                       system in unsewered areas
 Reg. 802(3)   Construction of buildings on land liable to flooding
 Reg. 806(1)   Building on designated land

 

 (GST Exempt)

$64.10
$355.00
$256.90
$256.90
$256.90
$64.10
$256.90
 
$256.90
$256.90

Advertising Associated with Report and Consent Applications

• Each affected neighbouring property where required comments haven't been provided (e.g. 1 neighbour = $100 and 3 neighbours = $300)

 

$100.00
per neighbour

Amendment to Determined Report and Consent $175.00
per regulation
Accepting a Report and Consent Offer $116.00
Extension of Time Request for Approved Report and Consent
• Must be made within 15 months of the decision date
$105.00
Application for Council Comments
• For illegal building work
$370.00
per regulation

Council Issued Building Permits

Applications to Council for Concessions in Conjunction with a Building Permit Application
• Pursuant to Building Regulations 608(4), 609(2), 613(d) and 1011(2)


$370.00

Building Permit Fees - Domestic

Building Works (excluding demolitions and pools) <$12K

Building Works (excluding demolitions and pools) $12K-<$20K

Building Works (excluding demolitions and pools) $20K-<$50K

Building Works (excluding demolitions and pools) $50K-<$100K

Building Works (excluding demolitions and pools) $100K-<$500K

Building Works (excluding demolitions and pools) $500K-<$1.5M

Building Works (excluding demolitions and pools) >$1.5M

Swimming pools or spa using isolated safety fencing

Demolitions

 

$630.00

$840.00

$945.00

$1600.00

$2600.00

$5250.00

$7500.00

$945.00

$960.00

The following fees and levies apply in addition to the above building permit fee:

  1. For domestic developments costing more than $10,000, a State Government Levy of $1.28 per $1000 of construction value.
  2. For building work costing $5,000 and more, a $38.30 lodgement fee
  3. Additional inspections - $165.00 min fee per inspection.
  4. Variations to building permits - $450.00 min fee (depends on extent of change).
  5. Extension of time to building permit - $225.00.
  6. Renewal of a Building Permit (no change in plans) - $350.00

Building Permit Fees - Commercial / Industrial

Building Works (excluding demolitions) <$12K

Building Works (excluding demolitions) $12K-<$20K

Building Works (excluding demolitions) $20K-<$50K

Building Works (excluding demolitions) $50K-<$100K

Building Works (excluding demolitions) $100K-<$500K

Building Works (excluding demolitions) $500K-<$1.5M

Building Works (excluding demolitions) >$1.5M

 

$840.00

$1005.00

$1415.00

$1860.00

$4455.00

$6300.00

$8770.00

The following fees and levies apply in addition to the above building permit fee:

  1. For developments costing more than $10,000, a State Government Levy of $1.28 per $1000 of construction value.
  2. For building work costing $5,000 and more, a $38.30 lodgement fee
  3. Additional inspections - $165.00 min per inspection.
  4. Variations to building permits - $450.00 min fee (depends on extent of change).
  5. Extension of time to building permit - $225.00
  6. Renewal of a building permit (no change in plans) - $350.00

Variations to Council Issued Building Permits (Per Permit)

Class 1-10 – minimum fee dependent on extent of change

Class 2-9 – minimum fee dependent on extent of change

Extension of time – prior to building permit expiring

Renewal of building permit (with no change in plans)

Additional Inspections (per inspection)

 

$300.00

$450.00

$225.00

$350.00

$165.00

POPE Applications

Application for an Occupancy Permit
            0-2000 Participants (Incl. 2 inspections)
            2001-10,000 (Incl. 2 inspections)
            10,000-20,000 (Incl. 2 inspections)

Application for siting approval
            1 Structure (Incl. 1 inspection)
            Per additional structure
            Additional inspection


$600.00
$1100.00
$2100.00


$530.00
$65.00
$130.00

Applications Completed by Administration

 

Private Building Surveyor Building Permit Lodgement Fees

• Reg. 320 Building work with a cost of $5000 or more

(GST Exempt)

$38.30

Requests for Information

• Reg. 326 sub. regs. (1)(a), (b) & (c),(2)(a), (b), (c), (d) & (e),(3)

 

(GST Exempt)

$51.20 each (Standard Fee)

$109.20 each
(Priority Fee)

 

Application for Building Plans and Documents

• Residential (electronic copy of all documents and plans)
• Commercial (electronic copy of all documents and plans)
• Copies of documents only (emailed copy of insurance certificate etc)

 

$252.00
$390.00
$90.00

Applications for Adjoining Property Owners Details

• Pertaining to applications to Council for report and consent under Part 4 of the Building Regulations 2006
• Pertaining to regulation 602 (protection of adjoining property) of the Building Regulations 2006


$50.00 per application