Fees and Charges

Schedule of fees and charges and guidelines related to land development submissions and inspections

Guidelines have been prepared to assist all applicants responsible for the lodgement of submissions made in relation to all development projects in the ACT to understand the processing fee structure.

These guidelines apply to all submissions for:

  • processing building applications
  • processing land release proposals at estate development plan and Design Acceptance stage
  • processing land release proposals at Operational Acceptance and Final Acceptance stages
  • inspections of developments
  • driveway inspections
  • processing of developer requested staged developments.

Schedule 1 - administrative fees commencing 1 July 2017


Description of matter for which fee is payable

Fee payable from 1 July 2017
Processing building applications and related matters
Single dwelling and multi units - up to 3
Assessment of 1 item per block
Assessment Waste per block $110.00
Assessment Driveway per block $110.00
Assessment Stormwater per block $110.00
Assessment of 2 items per block $162.00 as below
Assessment Waste per block $55.00
Assessment Stormwater per block $110.00
Assessment of 2 items per block $162.00 as below
Assessment Waste per block $55.00
Assessment Driveway per block $110.00
Assessment of 2 items per block $162.00 as below
Assessment Stormwater per block $55.00
Assessment Driveway per block $110.00
Assessment of 3 items per block $220.00 as below
Assessment Waste per block $55.00
Assessment Driveway per block $110.00
Assessment Stormwater per block $55.00

Description of matter for which fee is payable

Fee payable from 1 July 2017
Driveway inspections
Initial inspection (max 2) $220.00
Third and subsequent inspection (each) $220.00
Processing residential, industrial and commercial developments
(Estate Development Plans and design acceptance)
First and second submission $0.00
Third submission $1,320.00
Fourth or more submission $2,754.00
Processing residential, industrial and commercial developments
(Operational Acceptance and Final Acceptance)
First and second submission $0.00
Third submission $1,320.00
Fourth or more submission $2,754.00
Inspections for Operational Acceptance and Final Acceptance for residential, industrial and commercial developments
First inspection $0.00
Second inspection $1,320.00
Third inspection $2,754.00
Fourth or subsequent inspections $3,330.00
Processing developer requested staged (approval/submission)
Residential, industrial and commercial developments
Each request $3,330.00

* Where applicable, GST inclusive fees in the scheudle are marked with a double asterisk (**)

Schedule of fees and charges (PDF 58KB) / Word version (DOC 50KB)

Fees and charges - guidelines for industry (PDF 133KB)

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