Fees

Please be aware of the City’s building and planning services fees, including application fees and types and retrospective fee charges.
Building Application Fee Schedule

2017-18

Building Application Type 

Fees Payable

CERTIFIED application for a building permit (s.16(l)) –
 
(a) for building work for a Class 1 or Class 10 building or incidental structure;
 
(b) for building work for a Class 2 to Class 9 building or incidental structure

 

 

Class 1 & 10  application fee

  • 0.19% of estimated value of works, min fee payable $97.70

 
Class 2 – 9 application fee

  • 0.09% of estimated value of works, min fee payable $97.70

 
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

UNCERTIFIED application for a building permit (s.16(l))

Application fee – 0.32% of estimated value of works, min fee payable $97.70
 
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

Application for a demolition permit (s.16(l)) –
 
(a) for demolition work in respect of a Class 1 or Class 10 building or incidental structure;
 
(b) for demolition work in respect of a Class 2 to 9 building

Class 1 & 10 application fee - $97.70
 
Class 2 to 9 application fee - $97.70 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 the 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

Application to extend the time during which a building or demolition permit has effect (s. 32(3)(f))

Application fee - $97.70
 
No Building Services Levy payable

Application for an Occupancy Permit for a completed Class 2 – 9 Building (s.46)

Application fee - $97.70
 
No Building Services Levy payable

Application for a temporary Occupancy Permit for an incomplete Class 2 – 9 Building (s.47)

Application fee - $97.70

Building Services Levy - $61.65

Application for modification of an Occupancy Permit for additional use of a building on a temporary basis (s.48)

Application fee - $97.70
 
No Building Services Levy payable

Application for replacement Occupancy Permit for permanent change of building’s use, classification (s.49)

Application fee - $97.70

Building Services Levy - $61.65

Application for an Occupancy Permit or Building Approval Certificate for registration of strata scheme, plan of re-subdivision (s.50(1) & (2))

Application fee is $10.80 for each strata unit covered by the application, but not less than $107.70 payable
 
Building Services Levy - $61.65

Application for an Occupancy Permit for a building in respect of which unauthorised work has been done (s. 51(2))

Application fee – 0.18% of estimated value of works, min fee payable $97.70

Building Services Levy

  • Work value $45,000 or less - $123.30
  • Work value over $45,000 – 0.274% of estimated value of works

Application for a Building Approval Certificate for a building in respect of which unauthorised work has been done (s.51(3))

Application fee – 0.38% of estimated value of works, min fee payable $97.70

Building Services Levy

  • Work value $45,000 or less - $123.30
  • Work value over $45,000 – 0.274% of  estimated value of works

Application to replace an Occupancy Permit for an existing building (s. 52(1))

Application fee - $97.70
 
Building Services Levy - $61.65

Application for a Building Approval Certificate for an existing building where unauthorised work has not been done (s.52(2))

Application fee - $97.70
 
Building Services Levy - $61.65

Application to extend the time during which an Occupancy Permit or Building Approval Certificate has effect (s. 65(3)(a))

Application fee - $97.70
 
No Building Services Levy payable

Application as defined in regulation 31 (for each building standard in respect of which a declaration is sought)

Application fee - $2,160.15

Inspections of pool enclosures (r.53)

Applicable fee - $57.45

Local government approval of battery powered smoke alarms

Application fee - $179.40

 More information and contact

Please contact Building Services for more information on the building services fee schedule on 08 9411 3444 or at customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au
 
Planning Services Fees and Charges - Development

Determination of development application (other than for an extractive industry) where the estimated cost of the development is –

 

Under $50,000

$147

$50,000 - $500,000

0.32% of the estimated cost of development

$500,000 - $2.5 million

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

$2.5 million - $5 million

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

$5 million - $21.5 million

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

More than $21.5 million

$34,196

Retrospective planning application fees

Please note: if the development has commenced or been carried out, by way of penalty an additional retrospective fee will apply that is twice the amount of the original fee payable for determination of the application.

(e.g. development under $50,000.00 original fee will be $147.00 + $294.00 (retrospective fee) = $441.00 total fee).

Change of Use

$295

Application for alteration or extension or change of a non-conforming use
(and, if the change of use, the alteration or extension or change of non-conforming use has commenced, the fee is by way of penalty, twice that fee).

$295

Renewal/Modification or Cancel of Development Approval $295
Home Occupation/ Home Business
(and, if the home occupation is already commenced an additional amount of $444 by way of penalty)
$222
Extractive Industry
(and, if the development has commenced or been carried out, the fee above plus by way of penalty, twice that fee $1,478)
$739  

Advertising of development

0-9 Letters

$220

10-50 Letters

$330

51-500 Letters

$550

501+Letters

$1110

Subdivision clearances

Not more than five lots

$73 per lot

More than five lots but not more than 195 lots

$73 per lot for the first 5 lots then $35 per lot

More than 195 lots  

$7,393

Local development plans

Local Development Plan   

$1500

Modification to Local Development Plan

$750

Miscellaneous

Zoning Statements/Zoning Certificates

$73

Reply to a property settlement questionnaire

$73

Issue of written planning advice
Also applies to research and written information not associated with a current development, subdivision or rezoning application.

$73

Section 40 Liquor Licensing Certificates

$200


Please note that while this list describes application fees, please be aware you may be subject to development contributions if your proposal is approved. For more information visit Developer Contributions.

More information and contact

Please contact Statutory Planning Services for more information on planning services fees and charges on 08 9411 3444 or at statutoryplanning@cockburn.wa.gov.au.

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