DA fees & charges

Development Applications                  

Item - Assessment and Regulatory Services

GST Incl

Fee/Charge 2017/18

Developments Involving Erection of Buildings, Carrying out of Works, or the Demolition of Buildings, or Works at Work Value - Statutory        

Value less than or equal to $5000

No 

$110

Work value between $5,001 and $50,000

No

$170 plus an additional $3/$1,000 of estimated cost or part thereof

Work value between $50,001 and $250,000

No

$352 plus an additional $3.64 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $50,000

Work value between $250,001 and $500,000

No

$1,160 plus and additional $2.34 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $250,000

Work value between $500,001 and $1 million

No

$1,745 plus an additional $1.64 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $500,000

Work value between $1,000,001 and $10 million

No

$2,615 plus and additional $1.44 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $1,000,000

Work value more than $10 million 

No

$15,875 plus and additional $1.19 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $10,000,000

Long Service Levy - Statutory Collected on behalf of The Long Service Payments Corporation

Work value $25,000 +

No $0.035/$1,000 of work value or part thereof

Other Developments - Statutory

Development Applications for the pruning or removal of a tree

No 

$100/application or $40/application where the applicant holds a seniors card or is a pensioner

Development for the purpose of one or more advertisement

No

$285 plus an additional $93 per advertisement in excess of one, or the fee in accordance with the above table, whichever is greater

Development involving erection of a dwelling house with a work value less than or equal to $100,000

No 

$455 (maximum fee) 

Development not involving the erection of a building, the carrying out of work or the demolition of a building or work

No 

$285 (maximum fee) 

Designated development 

No 

$920 (maximum fee) in addition to other applicable fees 

Subdivisions - Statutory 

Strata units

No

$330 plus $65 per additional lot

Other than Strata subdivision, involving the opening of a public road

No

$665 plus $65 per additional lot

Other than Strata subdivision, not involving the opening of a public road

No

$330 plus $53 per additional lot  

General Note: If two or more Statutory fees apply to a single DA, then the amount payable shall be the sum of those fees. 

Integrated Development and Development which requires concurrence - Statutory (refer Note 1 below)

Integrated Development

No 

$140 plus $320 for each approval body to which the DA is to be forwarded  

Development which requires concurrence

No

$140 plus $320 for each approval body to which the DA is to be forwarded

Advertising of Developments - Statutory (refer Notes 1 and 2 below) 

Designated Development

No 

$2,220 (maximum fee) 

Prohibited Development 

No

Council will not accept applications for prohibited developments  

Advertised Development (for which an Environmental Planning Instrument or Council's Development Control Plan requires Public Notice to be given)

No

$1,105 (maximum fee) 

Notification of Development Applications, S4.55 Applications (not being S4.56 Applications) or S8.2 - 8.5 Applications  

Notification for minor development application, S4.55 or S8.2 - 8.5 review which involves cost of work up to $20,000 

No 

$50

Notification for a development application, S4.55 or S8.2 - 8.5 review which is not a dwelling house 

No 

$185 per application 

Notification for a development application, S4.55 or S8.2 - 8.5 review for a dwelling house with an estimated cost $20,000-$100,000

No 

$65 per application  

Notification for a development application, S4.55 or S8.2 - 8.5 review for a dwelling house or works to a dwelling house with an estimated cost $100,000-$500,000

No 

$100 per application 

Notification for a development application, S4.55 or S8.2 - 8.5 review for a dwelling house or works to a dwelling house greater than $500,000

No

$130 per application  

Notification for a development application for residential flat building or multi-unit dwellings

No 

$205 per application 

Development application that is accompanied by a voluntary planning agreement under S7.4 of the Act

No 

$850 per application  

General Note: If two or more Statutory fees apply to a single DA, then the amount payable shall be the sum of those fees.

Note 1: These fees are additional to other fees which may apply.

Note 2: Regulation require Council to refund the amount of the fee not expended in advertising the application.

Review of Determination Under Section 8.2 - 8.5 - Statutory 

Review of determination for a development application that does not involve the erection of a building, carrying out of a work or the demolition of a work or building

No 

50% of original application fee 

Review of determination for a development application that involves the erection of a dwelling house with an estimated cost of construction of $100,000 or less

No 

$190 

Review of determination of any other development up to $5,000

No 

$55  

Review of determination of any other development with an estimated cost of $5,001-$250,000

No 

$85 plus an additional $1.50 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) of the estimated cost

Review of determination of any other development with an estimated cost of $250,001-$500,000

No 

$500 plus additional $0.85 for each $1,00 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $250,000   

Review of determination of any other development with an estimated cost of $500,001-$1,000,000

No 

$712 plus additional $0.50 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $500,000  

Review of determination of any other development with an estimated cost of $1,000,001-$10,000,000

No 

$987 plus additional $0.40 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $1,000,000 

Review of determination of any other development with an estimated cost more than $10,000,000

No 

$4,737 plus additional $0.27 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $10,000,000  

Review of Decision to Reject a Development Application under Section 8.2 - 8.5

Development has an estimated value of less than $100,000

No 

$55

Development has an estimated value of $100,000 up to and including $1,000,000

No 

$150 

Development has an estimated value of more than $1,000,000

No

$250 

Amendment of a Consent Under Section 4.55 - Statutory (refer Note below)

Section 4.55 (1) - Corrections

No 

$71 (maximum fee) 

Section 4.55 (1A) - Minor modifications

No 

50% of original application fee (maximum fee of $645) 

Section 4.55 (2) of the Act, or under Section 4.56 of the Act if the fee for the original application was less that $100

No 

50% of the fee for the original development application  

Section 4.55 of the Act, or under Section 4.56 if the Act where the fee of the original application was more than $100 but does not involve the erection of a building, the carrying out of work or the demolition of a work or building

No 

50% of the fee for the original development application  

Section 4.55 (2) of the Act, or under section 4.56 of the Act where the original application was for a dwelling house with an estimated cost of construction of $100,000 or less

No 

$190 

Section 4.55 (2) of the Act, or under Section 4.56 of the Act for any other development up to an estimated cost of $5,000

No 

$55

Section 4.55 (2) of the Act, or under Section 4.56 of the Act for any other development up to an estimated cost of $5,001-$250,000

No 

$85 plus an additional $1.50 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) of the estimated cost  

Section 4.55 (2) of the Act, or under Section 4.56 of the Act for any other development up to an estimated cost of $250,000-$500,000

No 

$500 plus an additional $0.85 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $250,000  

Section 4.55 (2) of the Act, or under Section 4.56 of the Act for any other development up to an estimated cost of $500,001-$1,000,000

No 

$712 plus an additional $0.50 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $500,000  

Section 4.55 (2) of the Act, or under Section 4.56 of the Act for any other development up to an estimated cost of $1,000,001-$10,000,000  

No 

$987 plus an additional $0.40 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $10,000,000

Section 4.55 (2) of the Act, or under Section 4.56 of the Act for any other development up to an estimated cost of more than $10,000,000  

No 

$4,737 plus an additional $0.27 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $10,000,000  

Review of Section 4.55 Modification under Section 8.2(1)(b)

No 

50% of original Section 96 application fee

Note: The original application is the application that results in consent to be modified. These fees do not apply to modification of a development consent granted by the Land and Environment Court on appeal from some other consent authority. Council does advertise applications under Section 4.55 but should regulation require such an application to be advertised, then an additional maximum advertising fee of $500 shall apply of which any amount not expended shall be refunded

Fees for Service Relating to Development Applications

Research fee applicable to all DA applications

No   

DA Pre-Lodgement Panel 

Cost of development is less than $1,000,000 and/or includes either strata or land subdivision of up to 6 lots or units (including potential subdivision) or the site is located within a heritage conservation area/special character area

Yes

$615

Cost of development is $1,000,001-$3,000,000 and/or includes either strata or land subdivision into between 7 and 20 lots or units (including potential subdivision) or is an Item of Heritage under Council's Environmental Planning Instruments

Yes 

$925

Cost of development is $3,000,001-$10,000,000 and/or includes either strata or land subdivision of greater than 21 lots or units (including potential subdivision)

Yes 

$2,200

Cost of development is greater than $10,000,000 or requires/proposes a Masterplan

Yes

$4,815 

Refund of Application Fees

Withdrawal of application before assessment 

N/A 

Maximum 75% of fees paid 

Withdrawal of application after assessment by Council (not being a refusal) 

N/A 

Maximum 50% of fees paid  

Withdrawal of application after refusal by Council or reported to Council

N/A

No refund  

Development normally classes as exempt had the land to which the development relates not been the site of a heritage item or in a heritage conservation area or special character area 

N/A 

100% upon issue of receipt of Occupation certificate or equivalent

Development for the purpose of maintaining, preserving, restoring or reconstructing a heritage item or building, place or relic in a heritage conservation area  

N/A  

100% upon issue of Occupation Certificate to a maximum of $1,000