Building Schedule of Fees and Charges

Building permit application: BA1 Certified

Increase of fees effective as of 1 July 2021 

Building work for Class 1 – 10 building or incidental structure

  • Application fee:
    • Building Classes 1 and 10: 0.19% of estimated value of works, min fee payable $110.00
    • Building Classes 2 – 9: 0.09% of estimated value of works, min fee payable $110.00
  • Building Services Levy:
    • Work value $45,000 or less: $61.65
    • Work value over $45,000: 0.137% of estimated value of works 
  • Construction Training Fund Levy (payable only if value of works is more than $20,000):
    • 0.2% of estimated value of works.

Note: If works are under $20,000 estimated value, the minimum fee is $171.65. 

Building permit application: BA2 Uncertified

Building work for Class 1 – 10 building or incidental structure

  • Application fee:
    • Building Classes 1 and 10: 0.32% of estimated value of works, min fee payable $110.00
    • Building Classes 2 – 9: 0.09% of estimated value of works, min fee payable $110.00
  • Certificate of design compliance:
    • 0.09% value of work min $102.00 + GST (Total $112.20).
  • Building Services Levy:
    • Work value $45,000 or less: $61.65
    • Work value over $45,000: 0.137% of estimated value of works 
  • Construction Training Fund Levy (payable only if value of works is more than $20,000):
    • 0.2% of estimated value of works.

Note: If works are under $20,000 estimated value, the minimum fee is $171.65. 

Demolition permit application: BA5

Demolition work in respect of Class 1 – 10 building or incidental structure

  • Application fee:
    • Building Classes 1 and 10: $110.00
    • Building Classes 2 – 9: $110.00 for each storey of the building
  • Building Services Levy:
    • Work value $45,000 or less: $61.65
    • Work value over $45,000: 0.137% of estimated value of works 
  • Construction Training Fund Levy (payable only if value of works is more than $20,000):
    • 0.2% of estimated value of works.

Note: If works are under $20,000 estimated value, the minimum fee is $171.65. 

Occupancy permit application: BA9

  • Standard occupancy permit: $110.00
  • Certifcate of construction compliance (BA17): $350.00
  • Unauthorised occupancy permit: $110.00 plus Building Services Levy: $61.65

Unauthorised building works: BA13

Retrospective building approval for unauthorised building work Classes 1-10:

  • Application fee:
    • Building Classes 1 and 10: 0.38% value of work incl. GST (minimum $110.00)
    • Building Classes 2 – 9: 0.18% value of work incl. GST (minimum $110.00)
  • Building Services Levy:
    • $123.30 up to $45,000 then 0.274% value of work incl. GST
  • Construction Training Fund Levy (payable only if value of works is more than $20,000):
    • 0.2% of estimated value of works.
  • Certificate of building compliance (BA18): $350.00

Application for development approval

Application for Development Approval – Residential Design Codes (R-Codes): $147.00

Application to extend time: BA22

Application to extend time – Building or Demolition Permit (Renewal Permit): $110.00

Signage application

$110.00 plus Building Services Levy: $61.65

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