Planning fees

The below fees are in accordance with Council's adopted fees and charges for the 2021/22 financial year.

When your application has been accepted, we will send you an email with a payment invoice for the relevant fees which is payable immediately. Planning fees can be paid online, in person or by telephone. Further information is available at our online payments page.

For applications for development approval (DA), where the development has commenced or been carried out and an application is lodged retrospectively, the total fee payable is three times the prescribed fee, by way of penalty.

Applications for development approval (DA)

Estimated development cost (excl. GST) or development type Planning fee
No more than $50,000 $147
More than $50,000 - $500,000  0.32% of the estimated cost of development
More than $500,000 - $2.5 million $1,700 and 0.257% for every $1 over $500,000
More than $2.5 million  - $5 million $7,161 and 0.206% for every $1 over $2.5 million 
More than $5 million - $21.5 million $12,633 and 0.123% for every $1 over $5 million
More than $21.5 million $34,196
Change of use (of existing building) $295, or $885 where commenced
Signage $147
Home based business $110, or $330 where commenced
Demolition $147

Amended applications for development approval

Estimated development cost (excl. GST) or development type Planning fee
No  more than $1 million $147
More than $1 million $295
Time extension $147

Deemed to comply check

Application type Planning fee
Single House $295
Residential Additions $100

 

Subdivision clearance

Number of lots Planning fee
No  more than five lots $73 per lot
More than five lots - 195 lots $73 (for first 5 lots), then $35 per lot
More than 195 lots $7,393

Built strata

Number of lots Planning fee
No more than five lots $656 (for first five lots), then $65 per lot
More than five lots to 100 lots $981 (for first five lots), then $43.50 per lot
More than 100 lots $5,113.50

Miscellaneous planning services

Written planning advice $73
Land use exemption check No fee
Liquor license - section 40 certificate $73
Archive Plan Search request $110
Archive Plan Search request - urgent $250
Archive Plan - A0 - print $15 per page
Archive Plan - A1 - print
$12.50 per page
Archive Plan - A2 - print $10 per page
Archive Plan - A0, A1 or A2 - scan $5 per page
Archive Plan - A3 - print or scan $0.80 per page
Archive Plan - A4 - print or scan $0.50 per page

Development Assessment Panel (DAP) applications

Estimated development cost (excl. GST) DAP fee (additional to DA fee)
$2 million - $7 million $5,701
More than $7 million - $10 million $8,801
More than $10 million - $12.5 million $9,576
More than $12.5 million  - $15 million $9,849 
More than $15 million - $17.5 million $10,122
More than $17.5 million - $20 million $10,397
More than $20 million $10,670
Application under Reg. 17 $245

Scheme Amendments, Structure Plans and Local Development Plans

Estimated cost provided on application Charged per hour, as per administration fees