IMPORTANT NOTE: This estimator is provided to assist you in estimating the fees applicable to your development related applications. All care has been taken to ensure that the resulting estimates are correct, however Council takes no responsibility for errors or omissions which may occur as a result of the use of this estimator.
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Please remember to submit the requested number of copies of your complete application, plans and specifications.
The estimated cost of work must be based on industry recognised prices including cost for materials and all labour for construction and/or demolition and GST. If the estimate is understated, the figure will need to adjusted. Additional application fees may then be needed. For development with a value of greater than $3 million, the cost must be estimated by a registered quantity surveyor.
for development up to $100,000, the estimated cost be estimated by the applicant or a suitably qualified person1, with the methodology used to calculate that cost submitted with the DA.
for development between $100,000 and $3 million, a suitably qualified person should prepare the cost estimate and submit it, along with the methodology, with the DA.
for development more than $3 million, a detailed cost report prepared by a registered quantity surveyor verifying the cost of the development should be submitted with the DA
1A suitably qualified person is: a builder who is licensed to undertake the proposed works, a registered architect, a qualified and accredited building designer, a registered quantity surveyor or a person who is licensed and has the relevant qualifications and proven experience in costing of development works at least to a similar scale and type as is proposed. For swimming pools, the estimate must be from the quote by the swimming pool company installing the pool. This is an estimate only of the fees payable based on the information provided. The full application fees as set out in Council's Fees & Charges applicable at the time of lodgement of the application will be calculated and charged.
This is an estimate only of the fees payable based on the information provided. The full application fees as set out in Council's Fees & Charges applicable at the time of lodgement of the application will be calculated and charged.