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Have Your Say on Proposed Online Development Application Lodgement Fees

Consultation is now closed

The consultation ran from Thursday, 27 June 2019 to Friday 26 July 2019


Senior Town Planner 

Ph. (02) 9911 3607.



Council recently consulted with the community on the proposed addition to the 2019/20 Fees and Charges Schedule of electronic file management fees for Development Applications that are lodged online. 

Council has been working closely with the Department of Planning and Environment on the NSW EPlanning Program to introduce an online lodgement service as part of the NSW Planning Portal.     


As no objections were received in relation to the introduction of these new fees, the following addition to Council's 2019/2020 Fees and Charges Schedule has been made:

Copying and Printing

Electronic File Management

Up to $5000$42
$5,000 to $250,000$73
$250,000 to $500,000             $119
$500,000 to $1 million$165
$1 million to $10 million$237
Over $10 million


Background documents

Consultation Timeline

  • 17 June 2019 - Proposed online DA lodgement fees endorsed by Council for public exhibition
  • 27 June to 26 July 2019 - Exhibition period for community submissions
  • 26 - 29 July 2019 -  Assessment of submissions received.  No objections received - fees introduced.


Council is committed to protecting your personal information and will manage your submission in accordance with our privacy policy.  Please note, unless contrary to the public interest, any submission received may be made available to the public in accordance with the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 subject to the removal of personal contact information, personal financial or commercial information and health and medical information.