Costs in this section are in line with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 Clause 257 and 258.
In the case of a request with respect to a development application that does not involve the erection of a building, the carrying out of a work or the demolition of a work or building. 50% original DA Fee
In the case of a request with respect to a development application that involves the erection of a dwelling-house with an estimated construction cost of $100,000 or less $190.00
In the case of a request with respect to any other development application:
Estimated cost Maximum fee payable
Up to $5,000 $55
$5,001–$250,000 $85, plus an additional $1.50 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) of the estimated cost.
$250,001–$500,000 $500, plus an additional $0.85 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $250,000.
$500,001–$1,000,000 $712, plus an additional $0.50 for each $1,000 (or part of $1,000) by which the estimated cost exceeds $500,000.
Plus an additional amount of $620 if notice of the application is required to be given under Section 8.2 of the Act
Fee for review of decision to reject a development application
If the estimated cost of the development is less than $100,000 $55.00
If the estimated cost of the development is $100,000 or more and less than or equal to $1,000,000 $150.00
If the estimated cost of the development is more than $1,000,000 $250.00
Additional fee for designated development $920 plus any other costs
NB: The Duty Planner must confirm that the development is designated development
plus, an additional amount of not more than $665 if notice of the application is required to be given under section 4.56 & 4.55(2) of the EP&A Act 1979. $665.00
An additional fee of $760.00 is payable for development where clause 115 (3) of the EP&A Regulations 2000 applies.
Reviews by Council's Consultants
Should it be necessary for Council to employ a consultant to review a specialist report (e.g. hydrological assessment report, geotechnical assessment report, acoustic assessment report, heritage assessment report etc.) Council will charge the full cost of its consultants’ fees should the report being reviewed be revealed to be erroneous, misleading or defective in some way. Such fee shall be invoiced to the applicant for the development application or construction certificate: Cost Recovery plus 10% administration