Planning & Subdivision Fees

Fees can be paid at the Council’s Customer Service Centre during business hours. Please contact us directly with additional questions.

Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 19932019/20 Fee (# INCLUDES GST)

Planning Scheme Amendment

Planning Scheme Amendment Fee (Section 33 of LUPAA)(plus any applicable TPC costs)$10,000 or 0.012% of estimated project construction cost which ever is greater to a maximum $21,000, plus Planning Scheme Amendment Advertising Fee (25% refund if Scheme Amendment is not initiated pursuant to section 34 of LUPAA)
Application for Planning Scheme Amendment and Development Application (Combined Application under Section 43A of LUPAA) and applicable Development Assessment Fee and Advertising Notification Fee plus any applicable TPC costsSame fees as Planning Scheme Amendment Fee for Section 33 Application plus Applicable Development Application Fee (-10%) and Advertising Notification Fee
Urgent Amendment Application Fee: Section 30I(A) of LUPAA$1,060.00
Application Fee - Minor amendment to Permit - Section 43K of LUPAA$380.00
Substantial Commencement Assessment Fee: Section 43I(4A) of LUPAA$320.00

Use and Development (Not for change of use) - Development Assessment Fee is based on the estimated project costs: Sections 57 or 58 of LUPAA (plus Advertising/Notification fees, as applicable)

Preliminary Planning Assessment / No Permit Required$150.00
Advertising / Notification Fee (Section 57 of LUPAA)$300.00 (#)
Advertising Notification Fee ( Scheme Amendment + Level 2 Activity: Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994)$927.00 (#)

Permitted or Discretionary Use or Development

Residential Alterations including Ancillary Unit, Extensions, Outbuildings (Section 58 of LUPAA)$300.00
Single Residential Dwelling - Permitted Use or Development (Section 58 of LUPAA)$375.00
Residential Alterations including Ancillary Unit, Extensions, Outbuildings (Section 57 of LUPAA), plus Adv Fee$400.00
Single Residential Dwelling - Discretionary Use or Development (Section 57 of LUPAA), plus Adv Fee$650.00

Other Use and/or Development, plus adv fee if discretionary

Estimated Value: 0 to $75,000 $515.00
Estimated Value: $75,001-$1,000,000$800.00
Estimated Value: $1,000,001-$2,000,000$1,650.00
Estimated Value: $2,000,001-$3,500,000$3,500.00
Estimated Value: $3,500,001-$5,000,000$7,000.00
Estimated Value: $5,000,001-$10,000,000$14,000.00
Estimated Value: Over $10,000,000$21,000.00

Change of use or partial change of use

Change of use - No development – Permitted (Section 58 of LUPAA)$340.00
Change of use - No Development - Discretionary (Section 57 of LUPAA), plus Adv Fee$480.00

Signage

Permitted Application Sign(s) (Section 58 of LUPAA)$160.00
Discretionary Application Sign(s) (Section 57 of LUPAA)$320.00

Section 56 Application fee - Minor amendment to permit

Request to amend Permit conditions for Permitted Applications (Section 56 of LUPAA), plus, for Use or Development exceeding $200,000 in project value or Subdivisions of any value, 10% of the original application invoiced fee including the original advertising costs. $300.00
Request to amend Permit conditions for Discretionary Applications (Section 57 of LUPAA), plus, for Use or Development exceeding $200,000 in project value or Subdivisions of any value, 10% of the original application invoiced fee including the original advertising costs. $360.00
Application for Extension of time to commence Permit (Section 53 of LUPAA), plus, for Use or Development exceeding $200,000 in project value or Subdivisions of any value, 10% of the original application invoiced fee including the original advertising costs. $300.00

Part 5 Agreement (Section 71 OF LUPAA)

Part 5 Agreement Lodgement Fee$370.00
Part 5 Agreement - Council Drafting Fee (plus Lodgement Fee)$1,030.00
Amendment to Part 5 Agreement Fee: Section 75 (plus Lodgement Fee)$320.00
End Part 5 Agreement Application Fee: Section 74(3)$160.00

Subdivisions and boundary adjustments (Discretionary Applications)

Subdivision Applications & Applications for re-organisation of property boundaries (plus Advertising Fee) (Section 57 of LUPAA)$670.00
Plus, per lot including balance lot for
subdivisions
$105.00
Plus Advertising Fee (Section 57 of LUPAA)$280.00 (#)

Minor Boundary Adjustments

Minor boundary adjustment (Part C.9 – Clause 9.3.1 of HVIPS 2015)$360.00

Sealing of final plan

Subdivisions or Boundary Adjustment Application Site Inspection Fee (Section 89) to review compliance with Planning Permit condition(s) prior to sealing plan, plus, 10% of the original application invoiced fee including the original advertising costs. $170.00
Sealing of Final Plan (per final plan) (Section 89 of LGBMP)(plus Land Titles Office fees)$370.00
Plus per lot including balance lot$42.00
Certificate of Non- Application of Subdivision Requirements Fee (Section 90)$320.00

Sealed plan amendment

Petition to Amend a Sealed Plan Application Fee (Section 103)$350.00
- Hearing Costs$1,060.00
Exemption Application Fee (Section 115) (Includes application for exemption and certification of plan)$670.00
Plus per lot including balance lot$105.00

Adhesion Order

Adhesion Order Application Fee (Section 110)$320.00
Discharge of Adhesion Order (Section 110)$320.00

Substantial Commencement/Compliance

Certification of Substantial Commencement; plus, for Use or Development exceeding $200,000 in project value or Subdivisions of any value, 10% of the original application invoiced fee including the original advertising costs. $170.00
Pre-lodgement Certification for Sealed Plan or Strata Addresses Planning Permit, plus, for Use or Development exceeding $200,000 in project value or Subdivisions of any value, 10% of the original application invoiced fee including the original advertising costs. $170.00
Substantial Commencement Inspection Fee (per Inspection)$170.00 (#)

Additional Inspections

Additional Inspection - Inspection fee to review non-compliance with Planning Permit Condition(s) (per inspection)$170.00 (#)

Strata Titles Act 1998

Certificate or approval for Strata Plan Application Fee: Section 30 of Strata Titles Act 1998$370.00
Plus per unit$136.00
Inspection Fee (per Inspection) including for
final inspection
$170.00 (#)
Amendment, Consolidation and Cancellation to Strata Plan (Section 30 of Strata Titles Act 1998)$266.00
Staged Strata Application Fee (Section 36)$320.00
Plus per stage$160.00
Inspection Fee (per Inspection)$170.00 (#)
Variation of Staged Development Scheme Application Fee (Section 42) (+ Inspection Fee where required)$265.00
Inspection Fee (per Inspection)$170.00 (#)
Certificate of approval in principle of Community Development Scheme Application Fee (Section 53)$320.00
Plus per stage$160.00
Variation of Community Development Scheme Application Fee (Section 58)(+ Inspection Fee where required)$265.00
Inspection Fee (per Inspection)$170.00 (#)

Miscellaneous Fees

Miscellaneous Fee - Hard copy lodgement & handling of plans & documents, per Document$16.00 (#)
Sealing of documentation: Sealing of documentation not listed elsewhere on this schedule, including cancellation of Council Seal$266.00 (#)

Planning Compliance

Any Application seeking to authorise non approved use or development undertaken or operating without prior approval under the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993Fees applicable are double applicable application fees (plus advertising fee where applicable)

Development Engineering

Development/Subdivision Fees - Approval of an engineering plan for works for compliance with the requirements of a Planning Permit (whether works are to be taken over by Council or not)2% of the contract value of the construction works or 2% of the estimated cost of the engineering works as prepared be the consulting engineer of a contract has not been let Minimum $600.00
Inspection Fee for all subdivision inspection requirements including per hold point$170.00 (#)
Additional Inspection Fee$170.00 (#)
Additional Engineering inspection(s) due to incomplete work$170.00 (#)
Permit to carry out works in a road reservation$206.00 (#)

Crossover Deposit

Building works adjacent to sealed road$1,125.00
Building works adjacent to gravel road$280.00

Community Infrastructure Contribution

Per dwelling, Unit or Lot created (Stormwater works)$1,400.00

Stormwater

Stormwater Connection Application Fee, plus Eng Inspection Fee$92.50
Engineer Inspection Fee$170.00 (#)