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

Tax Status

Electronic Lodgement

$180

Exempt

Hard Copy Lodgement (additional processing fee)

$81.50

Exempt

Assessment - Planning fees

Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Tax Status

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

$129

Taxable

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

$214

Taxable

Performance Assessed

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

Exempt

Impact Assessed (Restricted)

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

Exempt

Impact Assessed (Declared by the Minister)

$1783 plus 0.25% of the total development cost up to a maximum of $500,000

Exempt

Impact Assessed (Any other case)

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

Exempt

Crown Development

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

Exempt

Sign installation fee

Set by relevant authority

Taxable

Public notification

$255

Exempt

Assessment -  Land Division Fees

Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Tax Status

Assessment (4 or less lots with no public road)

$178

Exempt

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

$178, plus $16.30 per additional allotment

Exempt

Statement of Requirements (fee to council)

$204

Exempt

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

$1,048

Exempt

Building Envelope Plan fee

$178 plus $16.30 per allotment delineated under the building envelope plan

Exempt

Publication of Building Envelope fee

$240

Exempt

Land Division (Restricted)

$500

Exempt

Assessment - Building Fees

Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Tax Status

Building Assessment – Class 1 (typically houses)

$459 or 0.25% of the total development cost whichever is greater

Taxable

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

  • Total development cost up to an including $20,000 - $683
  • Total development cost greater than $20,000 up to an including $200,000 - $683 plus 0.4% of the amount determined by subtracting $20,000 from the total development cost
  • Total development cost greater than $200,000 up to an including $1M - $1,416 plus 0.25% of the amount determined by subtracting $200,000 from the total development cost
  • Total development cost greater than $1M - $3,454 plus 0.15% of the amount determined by subtracting $1M from the total development cost

Taxable

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

$132 or 0.25% of the total development cost whichever is greater

Taxable

Building Assessment (Demolition)

$148

Taxable

Issue Essential Safety Provision (Class 2-9 commercial)

$245

Taxable

Change of Classification

$173

Taxable

Referral to Commission (Concurrence)

$352

Exempt

Referral to Commission (Opinion)

$352

Exempt

Home Builder development approval (to council)

$120

Exempt

Compliance Fees

Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Tax Status

Certificate of Occupancy (to council or certifier)

$51

Taxable

Class 1 (e.g. houses) inspection (to council)

$245

Exempt

Swimming Pool or swimming pool safety features inspection (to council)

$245

Exempt

Class 10 >$10,000
Class 10 <_$10,000
Basic compliance fee
(to council)

  • total development cost up to an including $10,000 – no fee
  • total development cost greater than $10,000 - $81.50

Exempt

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

245 or 0.075% of the total development cost up to a maximum of $2,548 whichever is the greater

Exempt

Urban Tree Canopy Fees

Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Tax Status

Urban Tree Canopy - small tree 4 metre mature height

$300

Exempt

Urban Tree Canopy - medium tree 6 metre mature height

$600

Exempt

Urban Tree Canopy - large tree 12 metre mature height

$1,200

Exempt

Referral agency fees

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