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 Schedule 1 the Planning, Development and Infrastructure (Fees, Charges and Contributions) Regulations 2019.

New fees and charges at a glance (PDF, 86 KB)

Lodgement fees

Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Electronic Lodgement

$177

Hard Copy Lodgement (processing fee)

Additional $80

Assessment - Planning fees

Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

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

$127

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

$210

Performance Assessed

$250 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

$1,750

Impact Assessed (EIS) Assessment

0.25% development cost up to a maximum of


$500,000

Crown Development

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)

$175

Assessment


(5 or more lots and/or a public road)


(fee to Council)

$175, plus $16 per additional allotment

Statement of Requirements (fee to Council)

$200

Land Division Certificate (includes certificate, consultation report)


(fee paid to DPTI)

$1,028


Assessment - Building Fees


Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Building Assessment – Class 1 (typically houses)

0.25% development cost, minimum $450

Building Assessment


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

  • Up to and including $20,000   development cost $670
  • Greater   than $20,000 up to and including $200,000 development cost

$670 plus 0.4% over $20,000


  • Greater   than $200,000 up to and including $1M development cost   $1390 plus 0.25% over $200,000
  • Greater than   $1M development cost

$3,390 plus 0.15% over $1M

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

0.25% development cost, minimum $130

Building Assessment (Demolition)

$145

Issue Essential Safety Provision (Class 2-9 commercial)

$240

Change of Classification

$170

Referral to Commission (Concurrence)

$345

Referral to Commission (Opinion)

$345


Compliance Fees


Fee Name

PDI Act Fee

Certificate of Occupancy (To Council or Certifier)

$50

Class 1 (e.g. houses) inspection

$240

Swimming Pool inspection

$240

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

$80


$0

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

0.075% development cost, minimum $240, maximum $2,500


Referral agency fees


Standard fee for most referrals of $398 with some variations to the Environment Protection Authority, Native Vegetation, SA Housing Authority and Technical Regulator.

View all referral agency fees (PDF, 251 KB)