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 2020/21 FeeGST Included #
Building Act 2016
Building Work and Demolition Work
Admin/Record Keeping Fee - Notifiable or Low Risk Work under $20,000$50.00
Admin/Record Keeping Fee - Notifiable Work or Low Risk Work $20,000 and over$145.00
Application for Permit Building Work; Permit Demolition Work
Section 139 (PBW); Section 190 (PDW)
Class 1 Buildings$275.00
Class 1 Buildings (Multiple dwelling units/Multiple buildings)$305.00
Plus - per Dwelling/Building Units$66.00
Class 10 Buildings$145.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings
- value of building work up to $20,000$160.00
- value of building work $20,001 to $100,000$385.00
- value of building work $100,001 to $500,000$550.00
- value of building work $500,001 to $800,000$770.00
- value of building work $800,001 to $2,000,000$1,100.00
- value of building work over $2,000,000$1,600.00
Application to Amend Permit Building Work; Permit Demolition Work
Section 145 (PBW); Section 195 (PDW)
Class 1 & 10 Buildings (Single building)$205.00
Class 1 Buildings (Multiple dwelling units/buildings)$275.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$275.00
Application for Extension of Permit Building Work; Permit Demolition Work
Section 147 (PBW); Section 197 (PDW)
Class 1 Buildings - if original permit within last 6 years$165.00
Class 1 Buildings - if original permit more than 6 years$330.00
Class 10 Buildings - if original permit within last 6 years$145.00
Class 10 Buildings - if original permit more than 6 years old$290.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings - if original permit within last 6 years$265.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings - if original permit more than 6 years old$530.00
Application for Change of Use
Section 55 & 145
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$165.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$330.00
Certificate of Completion (Permit or Notifiable Building Work; Demolition Work)
Sections 104, 153 (PBW); Section 203 (PDW)
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$140.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$220.00
Application Fee - Permit of Substantial Compliance
Section 258
Class 1 Buildings$550.00
Class 1 Buildings (Multiple dwelling units/Multiple buildings)$610.00
Plus - per Dwelling/Building Units$132.00
Class 10 Buildings$290.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings
- value of building work up to $20,000$320.00
- value of building work $20,001 to $100,000$770.00
- value of building work $100,001 to $500,000$1,100.00
- value of building work $500,001 to $800,000$1,540.00
- value of building work $800,001 to $2,000,000$2,200.00
- value of building work over $2,000,000$3,200.00
Application to Amend Permit of Substantial Compliance
Section 261
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$405.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$545.00
Application for Extension of Permit of Substantial Compliance
Section 262
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$405.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$545.00
Building Surveying Work by External Service Provider/ConsultantActual Cost#
- plus administration fee$165.00
Referral regarding proposed protection of Building Work (Building Surveyor or Permit Authority)$270.00
Additional inspection(s) as required per inspection$175.00#
Plumbing Work
Admin/Record Keeping Fee - Low Risk Work$50.00
Application for Certificate of Likely Compliance Plumbing Work/Plumbing Permit (Form 19)
Category 3
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$237.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$340.00
Category 4
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$445.00
Class 1 & 10 with OWMS$620.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$760.00
Class 2 - 9 with OWMS$930.00
Application for Extension of Plumbing Permit (double fee if original permit more than 6 years old)$165.00
Application for Amendment/Variation - Plumbing Permit$205.00
Application for Amendment/Variation - Plumbing Permit with OWMS$365.00
Inspection of Plumbing Work (per building/dwelling unit)
Sections 111, 175; Regulation 18, 19
Category 3
Class 1 Buildings (per building) (3 inspections)$525.00#
Class 10 Buildings (per building) (2 inspections)$350.00#
Category 4
Class 1-10 Buildings (per building) (6 inspections, including 3
inspections for OWMS)
$1,050.00#
Class 2 - 9 Buildings (per building) - Number of Inspections
determined at time of Application (cost per inspection)
$175.00#
Additional Inspection - Plumbing Work (per inspection)$175.00#
Certificate of Completion - Plumbing Work
(Permit or Notifiable Work) Section 115 and 178
Class 1 & 10 Buildings$140.00
Class 2 - 9 Buildings$220.00
Postage & handling of plans & documents$16.00#