What are section 7.11 (formerly section 94) and section 7.12 (formerly section 94A) development contributions?
Under Sections 7.11 and 7.12 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, councils are able to levy contributions from developers for the provision of public facilities and infrastructure required as a consequence of development. These contributions are used for the upgrade and development of community facilities, recreation facilities, infrastructure, roads and traffic management and town centre improvements.
The following development contributions plans currently operate in the City of Canada Bay Local Government Area.
Affordable Housing Contributions Scheme Contributions
Under Section 7.32(1)(c) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and State Environmental Planning Policy 70 - Affordable Housing (Revised Schemes) (SEPP 70), councils are able to develop affordable housing contributions schemes and levy contributions from developers for the provision of affordable housing as part of a development approval.
Contributions are to be consistent with an Affordable Housing Contributions Scheme endorsed by Council and the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. Council’s Scheme was endorsed on 18 August 2020.
Affordable Housing Contributions Scheme Fee Summary Table
For any questions or further information in relation to Council's development contribution plans, please contact the City of Canada Bay's Strategic Planning Team on 9911 6410.