Development Application Fees

Summary of Development Application Fees
(Effective from 1 July 2020)

Lodgement Fee
Development Cost ≤ $5000 $68.50
Development Cost > $5000 & does not involve building work $68.50
Development Cost > $5000 & involves building work requiring building consent $145.50
Additional Lodgement fee (to the base amount) - swimming pool, spa pool, safety fence or barrier $204.00
Development Plan Assessment Fee
Complying other than Schedule 4 clause 1(2) or (3), 2A or 2B NIL
Schedule 1A, other than clause 2 - ResCode$56.50
Development Cost ≤ $10 000 $42.50
Development Cost > $10 000 but < $100 000 $116.00
Development Cost > $100 000 0.125% of Development Cost to a maximum of $200 000
Building Rules Fee
Minimum $74.50
Building that has a floor area Fee = 0.00236 × CI × A × CF or $74.50,
which ever is greater
Building that does not have a floor area Fee = 0.00236 × CI × S × CF or $74.50,
which ever is greater
Application for assignment of, or change in, classification of a building $73.00
Certificate of Occupance Fee $49.00
Application for issue of Essential Safety Provisions (ESP) $105.00

A = Prescribed floor area
S = Projected area of the largest side or plane of the building
CF = Complexity Factor
CI = Construction Indices (2020-2021)