Notes

General

  • All town planning related fees are required to be paid upon lodgement, unless otherwise specified.
  • Approval will not be issued until all relevant fees have been paid.

Charge types

  • Statutory - Local Planning Scheme 1 (LPS1)
  • Regulatory - Fees as per WAPC Planning Bulletin 93/2011
  • Shire - Fee adopted by Council.

Development application

The following development application fees are applicable where the development has not been commenced or carried out. Please note, these fees exclude extractive industries (see dedicated section below).

Estimated CostCharge TypeGST Inclusive2022-23
Not more than $50,000RegulatoryNo$147.00
More than $50,000 but not more than $500,000 RegulatoryNo
0.32% of estimated cost of development 
 More than $500,000 but not more than $2.5 millionRegulatoryNo

$1,700 + 0.257% for every $1 in excess of $500,000

More than $2.5 million but no more than $5 million RegulatoryNo

$7,161 + 0.206% for every $1 in excess of $2.5 mill

More than $5 million but not more than $21.5 millionRegulatoryNo

$12,633 + 0.123% for every $1 in excess $5 mill

More than $21.5 millionRegulatory
No
$34,196.00

Penalty

Determining a development application (other than for an extractive industry) where the development has commenced or been carried out is 'The fee in item 1 plus, by ways of penalty, twice that fee.

Development fees

  • Cost of development will be determined using Cordell's Building Cost Index for Western Australia
  • Fees do not include formal advertising costs or specialist reports, which may be charged separately at cost.
  • Please note that the fees are subject to change if and when the Western Australian Planning Commission publishes a new fee schedule.


DescriptionCharge TypeGST Inclusive2022-23

Building Envelope Variations or development outside a building envelope (includes Advertising Fee - Newspaper and surrounding landowners)

ShireNo$423.00
Advertising - Newspaper and Surrounding Landowners Shire
No
$321.00
Advertising - Surrounding Landowner Only (No Newspaper)
Shire
No

$108.00

Extension of Term - Requests for an extension of the term for planning approval prior to expiry

Shire
No

50% of application fee or full minimum fee whichever is greater

Cancellation of Planning Application Local Planning Scheme No. 1 - clause 77

Statutory (LPS1 )No

$150.00

Requests for amendment
Statutory (LPS1 )
No
$295.00
Sign permit feeShireNo
$64.20
Sign applicationsShireNo
$157.00
Section 40 Certificates (Liquor Licence)
Shire
No
160.00

Design Review Panel - per meeting or a proportionate cost thereof (where more than one item considered at meeting)

Shire
No
$2,140.00

Change of use

DescriptionCharge TypeGST Inclusive2022-23

Determining an application for a change of use or for alteration or extension or change of a non conforming use to which items (a) to (f) do not apply (ie. Events, Short Stay Accommodation) where the change or the alteration, extension or change has not commenced or been carried out.

Penalty:

Determining an application for a change of use or for alteration or extension or change of a non-confirming use to which (development application) does not apply, where the change or the alteration, extension or change has commenced or been carried out, by way of penalty, twice the fee.

RegulatoryNo$295.00

Holiday House Application Fee - New and Renewals - (Includes advertising fee).

Regulatory
No

$400.00

Advertising - Surrounding Landowner Only (No Newspaper)
Regulatory
No

$295.00

Extractive industry

DescriptionCharge TypeGST Inclusive2022-23

Determining a development application for an extractive industry where the development has not commenced or been carried out.

Penalty: Determining a development application for an extractive industry where the development has commenced or been carried out, by way of penalty, twice the fee.

RegulatoryNo$739.00

Home occupation/Home business

DescriptionCharge TypeGST Inclusive2022-23

Determining an initial application for approval of a home occupation where the home occupation has not commenced.

Penalty:

Determining a development application for approval of a home occupation where the home occupation has commenced or been carried out, by way of penalty, twice the fee.

RegulatoryNo$222.00

Determining an application for the renewal of an approval of a home occupation where the home occupation has commenced.

Penalty:

Determining an application for the renewal of an approval of home occupation where the application is made after the approval has expired, by way of penalty, twice the fee.

Regulatory
No
$73.00

Subdivision/Strata clearance application fee

DescriptionCharge TypeGST Inclusive2022-23

Not more than 5 lots @ $73 per lot.

RegulatoryNo$73.00

More than 5 lots but not more than 195 lots

Regulatory
No
$73 per lot for the first 5 lots and then $35 per lot
More than 195 lots
Regulatory
No$7,393.00

Built strata

DescriptionCharge TypeGST Inclusive2022-23

Up to and including 5 lots - $656.00 Plus $65 per lot

RegulatoryNo$656.00

6 lots up to 100 lots - $981 plus $43.50 per lot for every lot in excess of 5 lots

Regulatory
No
$981.00
Capped at 100 lots maximum
Regulatory
No$5,113.50

Scheme Amendment / Structure Plans / Local Development Plans

Total Fee calculated using 'Fee Calculation Table'.  At completion of amendment/structure plan additional fees may be incurred or any fees not expended will be refunded.

DescriptionCharge TypeGST Inclusive2022-23

Basic Scheme Amendment

RegulatoryNoFee determined on application pursuant to Town Planning Regs  

Standard Scheme Amendment

Regulatory
No
Fee determined on application pursuant to Town Planning Regs  
Complex Scheme Amendment
Regulatory
NoFee determined on application pursuant to Town Planning Regs  
Structure PlanRegulatory
NoFee determined on application pursuant to Town Planning Regs  

Minor Variations to Structure Plans

Clause 6.2.8.4(a) and 6.2.7.1 of the Local Planning Scheme No. 1

Regulatory

No
Fee determined on application pursuant to Town Planning Regs  
Local Development Plan
Regulatory
No
Fee determined on application pursuant to Town Planning Regs  

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