Building Fees

All building applications have associated fees

It is Council policy that no application is deemed valid until full payment of appropriate fees is received and processed. Please get in touch if you require assistance.

BUILDING AND PLUMBING 2017-18 FeeINCLUDES GST #
RECORD KEEPING
Sections 98(4), 104(4), 119, 121(4), 125, 127(4)Record Keeping Fee (Sections 98(4), 104(4), 119, 121(4), 125, 127(4))
Certificates of Likely Compliance, Certificates of Completion or other required documents received by Council for Notifiable Building Work, Notifiable Demolition Work, Notifiable Plumbing Work or Low Risk Work
$125
BUILDINGBUILDING WORK AND DEMOLITION WORK
Section 139 (PBW); Section 190 PDW)APPLICATION FOR PERMIT
Application for Building Permit Building Work; Permit Demolition Work
Section 139 (PBW); Section 190 (PDW)
Class 1 Buildings$250
Class 1 Buildings (Multiple dwelling units/buildings)$280
Plus - per Dwelling/Units$60
Class 10 Buildings$130
Class 2 - 9 Buildings
- value of building work up to $100,000$350
- value of building work up to $100,000-$500,000$500
- value of building work $500,001 to $800,000$700
- value of building work exceeding $800,000$1000
Section 145 (PBW); Section 195 (PDW)Application Fee - Amend Building Permit Building Work; Permit Demolition Work
Section 145 (PBW); Section 195 (PDW)
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$186
Class 1 Buildings (Multiple dwelling units/buildings)$250
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$250
Section 147 (PBW); Section 197 (PDW)Application for Extension of Building Permit Building Work; Permit Demolition Work
Section 147 (PBW); Section 197 (PDW)
Class 1 Buildings$150
Class 10 Buildings$130
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$200
Sections 100, 149 (PBW); Sections 123, 125, 199, 202 (PDW)INSPECTIONS
Inspections - per Building/Dwelling Unit (All Applications)
Building Permit or Notifiable Building Work or Demolition Work
Sections 100, 149 (PBW); Sections 123, 125, 199, 202 (PDW)
Class 1 - 9 Buildings Timber Floors$640#
Class 1 - 9 Concrete Floor$800#
Class 10 Buildings$320#
Section 152 (PBW); Section 202 (PDW)Certificate of Final Inspection - Building Work / Demolition Work
Section 152 (PBW); Section 202 (PDW)
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$126#
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$200#
Additional inspection(s) per inspection$160#
OCCUPANCY
Part 17, Division 1: Sections 216-218 Application for Occupancy Permit
Part 17, Division 1: Sections 216-218
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$150#
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$300#
Application for Occupancy Permit (Without a Building Permit)
Class 1 Buildings$424#
Class 2 - 9 Buildings (Including Schedule of Essential Health Features and Measures$637#
Temporary Occupancy
Part 17, Division 2: Section 230, 232
Part 17, Division 2: Section 230, 232Application Fee - Temporary Occupancy Permit (Dwelling)$150#
Application Fee - Temporary Occupancy (Event)$90#
Inspection: (weekday during business hours)$160#
Inspection: (non weekday / after business hours)$400#
Section 55 and 145CHANGE OF USE
Application for Change of Use
Section 55 and 145
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$150
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$300
Sections 104, 153 (PBW); Section 203 (PDW)COMPLETION
Certificate of Completion (Building Permit or Notifiable Building Work or Demolition Work)
Sections 104, 153 (PBW); Section 203 (PDW)
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$126
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$200
Section 255SUBSTANTIAL COMPLIANCE - CERTIFICATE
Certificate of Substantial Compliance
Application Fee
Section 255
Class 1 & 10 Buildings per mý (all building)$3.12#
Minimum charge$312#
Class 2 - 9 Buildings
- value of building work up to $50,000$640#
- value of building work $50,000 to $200,000$860.00 Plus 0.5% of construction cost#
- value of building work over $200,000$2,040.00 Plus 0.2% of construction cost#
Section 258SUBSTANTIAL COMPLIANCE - PERMIT
Application Fee - Permit of Substantial Compliance
Section 258
Class 1 &102 x All Application Fees
Class 2 - 92 x All Application Fees
Section 261Application fee - Amend Permit of Substantial Compliance
Section 261
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$186
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$250
Section 262Application for extension of Permit of Substantial Compliance
Section 262
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$186
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$250
Section 130 (PBW); Sections 96, 97, 98 (NBW); Section 181, 183 (PDW)CERTIFICATE OF LIKELY COMPLIANCE
Application Fee - Certificate of Likely Compliance - (Building Permit or Notifiable Building Work or Demolition Work)
Section 130 (PBW); Sections 96, 97, 98 (NBW); Section 181, 183 (PDW)
Class 1 & 10 Buildings#
per mý per building/dwelling unit$2.86 per mý or $286.00 minimum#
Class 2 to 9 Buildings#
- value of building work up to $50,000$618#
- value of building work $50,000 to $200,000$835.00 plus 0.5% of construction cost#
- value of building work over $200,000$2040.00 plus 0.2% of construction cost#
Section 136 (PBW); Section 187 (PDW)Application for Variation of Certificate of Likely Compliance: Permit Building Work; Permit Demolition Work
Section 136 (PBW); Section 187 (PDW)
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$143#
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$300#
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Building Surveying Work by External Service Provider/ConsultantActual Cost#
- plus administration fee$150#
Section 206Application Fee - Assessment for Annual Statement for Prescribed Features and Measures (Class 2 - 9: Schedule Essential Safety Features and Measures)$250#
Section 206
Section 209 (PBW); 213 (PDW)Application for Certification - Rectification of Defective Building Work$150#
Section 209 (PBW); 213 (PDW)
Section 34Performance based solutions (Building Surveyor)Actual Cost#
Section 34
Section 36, 37 & 38 Change of Building Surveyor$170#
Section 36, 37 & 38
Section 53Application Fee - Consent to alteration of existing building (Building Surveyor)$128#
Section 53
Section 54Application Fee - Consent to alteration to existing exits and paths to exits (Building Surveyor)$128#
Section 54
Section 80 and 81Referral regarding proposed protection of Building Work (Building Surveyor or Permit Authority)$250
Section 80 and 81
Miscellaneous Fee - Builder's hoarding or enclosure on highway or public place$119
Plus - month or part thereof$58
PLUMBINGPERMIT BUILDING WORK (PPW) & NOTIFIABLE PLUMBING WORK (NPW)
RECORD KEEPING
See above$125
Section 156CERTIFICATE OF LIKELY COMPLIANCE
Application for Certificate of Likely Compliance - Plumbing Work
Class 1 & 10 Buildings (per building or dwelling unit)$200
Class 2 - 9 Buildings (per building)$300
Section 162Application - Variation of Certificate of Likely Compliance - Plumbing Work$124
Section 165APPLICATION - PLUMBING PERMIT
Application
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$186
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$363
Class 1 & 10 with OWMS$336
Class 2 - 9 10 with OWMS$513
Section 171AMENDMENT TO PERMIT
Application for Amendment - Plumbing Permit$186
Section 173EXTENSION TO PERMIT
Application for Extension of Plumbing Permit$150
Section 174VARIATION TO PERMIT
Application Fee for written approval for variation of performance of approved Plumbing Work
Plumbing Work$75
Plumbing Work involving a report from a reporting authority for an onsite wastewater treatment or disposal system$150
Sections 111, 175; Regulation 18, 19INSPECTIONS
Inspection of Plumbing Work (per building/dwelling unit) (covers 3 inspections)
(Permit or Notifiable Plumbing Work)
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$480#
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$480#
On-site wastewater management system$480#
Additional Inspection - Plumbing Work (per inspection)$160#
Section 115 and 178COMPLETIONS
Certificate of Completion - Plumbing Work
(Permit or Notifiable Work)
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$126
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$200
Section 264ILLEGAL WORKS
Application for Plumbing Permit (Notifiable and Plumbing Permit work including Certificate and Permit)
Illegal Works - Fee for Permit/Certificate$250
Section 211RECTIFICATION OF WORKS
Application for Certification - Rectification of Defective Plumbing Work$150
PLANS AND DOCUMENTS
Electronic delivery of plans & documents$5#
Postage & handling of plans & documents$15#
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Section 131; Regulation 28FORM 49
Report from reporting authority - Permit Building Work (Form 49) (Environmental Health Officer - per hour)$150
Section 219FORM 50
Report from reporting authority Occupancy Permit (Form 50) (Environmental Health Officer - per hour)$150
GENERAL MANAGER
Section 73CONSENT FOR WORKS OVER DRAIN
Application Fee - Consent for performing building work within or over an existing drain$180
Regulation 83BUILDING CERTIFICATE
Application Fee - Building Certificate:
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$393
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$600