Application fees

All development applications incur fees in order for the assessment process to be undertaken by a planning professional.

The fees that will be payable for your application depend on what you are proposing.

Fees and charges

Fees are set out by a Ministerial fee notice (PDF, 279 KB) published in the Government Gazette.

New fees and charges at a glance (PDF, 108 KB)

Lodgement fees

Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Electronic Lodgement

$180

Hard Copy Lodgement (processing fee)

Additional $81.50

Assessment - Planning fees

Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Deemed-to-Satisfy (<_$10,000 development cost)

$129

Deemed-to-Satisfy (>$10,000 development cost)

$214

Performance Assessed

$255 or 0.125% development cost up to a maximum of $200,000, whichever is greater

Impact Assessed (Restricted)

0.25% of the total development cost up to $300,000, whichever is greater

Impact Assessed (EIS) Declaration

$1,783

Impact Assessed (EIS) Assessment

0.25% development cost up to a maximum of $500,000

Crown Development

$180 plus, 0.25% development cost up to a maximum $300,000


Assessment -  Land Division Fees


Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Assessment (4 or less lots with no public road)

$178

Assessment (5 or more lots and/or a public road) (fee to Council)

$178, plus $16.30 per additional allotment

Statement of Requirements (fee to Council)

$204

Land Division Certificate (includes certificate, consultation report) (fee paid to DPTI)

$1,048


Assessment - Building Fees


Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Building Assessment – Class 1 (typically houses)

0.25% development cost, minimum $459

Building Assessment
– Classes 2-9 (e.g. Apartments, commercial, industrial buildings)

  • Up to and including $20,000 development cost $683
  • Greater than $20,000 up to and including $200,000 development cost $683 plus 0.4% over $20,000
  • Greater than $200,000 up to and including $1M development cost $1416 plus 0.25% over $200,000
  • Greater than $1M development cost $3,454 plus 0.15% over $1M

Building Assessment – Class 10 (non-habitable structures e.g. sheds or carports)

0.25% development cost, minimum $132

Building Assessment (Demolition)

$148

Issue Essential Safety Provision (Class 2-9 commercial)

$245

Change of Classification

$173

Referral to Commission (Concurrence)

$352

Referral to Commission (Opinion)

$352


Compliance Fees


Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Certificate of Occupancy (To Council or Certifier)

$51

Class 1 (e.g. houses) inspection

$245

Swimming Pool inspection

$245

Class 10 >$10,000
Class 10 <_$10,000
Basic compliance fee

$81.50
$0

Classes 2-9 inspection (e.g. apartments, commercial buildings etc.)

0.075% development cost, minimum $245, maximum $2,548


Referral agency fees

Refer to the Ministerial fee notice (PDF, 279 KB) for all referral agency fees.