Fees

Council Fees

Council fees for each local government authority are provided for your convenience. The statutory fees listed in the following schedules are correct at the time of publishing. It is your responsibility to check with the local authority for any updates to their fee schedules.  When you request a quote from us any relevant council fees will be included in our costs so there are no hidden surprises!

  • Cairns Regional Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 1 $169.50
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 10a $107.10
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 10b $169.50
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 (<500m2) $358.80
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 (>500m2) $485.70
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – 5,6,7,8 & 9 – Fit Outs Non-Structural $169.50
    Plumbing and drainage fee Onsite sewerage treatment or greywater Application & Inspection $517.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Single fixture $147.40
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing & Insp fee – up to 6 fixtures $417.10
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,183.50
    Plumbing and drainage fee Build over or within one (1) metre of Council’s sewer main where CCTV required $645.60
    Planning application fee Concurrence Agency Assessment (Sitings) fee $302.30
    Planning application fee Non-compliance with 1-3 applicable Self-Assessable outcomes $302.30
    Planning application fee B/Work triggered by S1.8(1) of the Planning Scheme $302.30
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling $905.80
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dual Occupancy $1,596.50
  • Cassowary Coast Regional Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 1 & Class 10 <200m2 $160.00
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 $200.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Assessment fee – up to 5 fixtures $185.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Assessment fee – additional fixture >5 $45.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Inspection (Min 4 Insp= $740) $185.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Onsite Sewerage Treatment (Lodgement & Assessment) $410.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,510.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 25mm Water Connection fee $1,765.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 40mm Water Connection fee POA
    Plumbing and drainage fee 50mm Water Connection fee POA
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling $1,280.00
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dual Occupancy $1,540.00
    Planning application fee Siting Dispensation $370.00
  • Douglas Shire Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 1 $128.00
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 10a $128.00
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 10b $128.00
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 (<500m2) $128.00
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 (>500m2) $128.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing & Drainage works Application (up to 6 fixtures & 3 inspections) $542.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Assessment Fee – Per fixture $36.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Onsite Sewerage Treatment Plant $572.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,430.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 40mm Water Connection fee POA
    Planning application fee Concurrence Agency Assessment (Sitings) fee $333.00
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling $333.00
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dual Occupancy $1,424.00
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for each additional unit $416.00
  • Mareeba Shire Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 1 & Class 10 $173.00
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 $355.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Town Sewer & On-site Septic Connection Application $94.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Town Sewer Connection Assessment per fixture (Minimum charge $90) $19.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Town sewer & On-Site Septic inspection (Minimum 4) $800.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Assessment Site and Soil Report $94.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Onsite Disposal System – Assessment (per fixture) $94.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Assessment per fixture (Min $90) $19.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,255.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 25mm Water Connection fee $1,835.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 32mm Water Connection fee POA
    Plumbing and drainage fee 40mm Water Connection fee POA
    Plumbing and drainage fee 50mm Water Connection fee POA
    Plumbing and drainage fee Concurrence Agency Assessment (Sitings) fee $465.00
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling/ Dual Occupancy $1,110.00
  • Tablelands Regional Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Archive Lodgement fee – All Classes $142.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing & Drainage works Application $81.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Assessment Fee – Per fixture $19.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Wastewater Design Assessment Fee $89.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Inspection Fee (min 3) $182.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,360.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 25mm Water Connection fee $1,475.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 40mm Water Connection fee $1,485.00
    Planning application fee QDC Building Siting and Sewer Dispensation $315.00
    Planning application fee Application for Building Work assessable against Planning Scheme $500.00
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling /Dual Occupancy $1,850.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Build over Council sewer – Application & Assessment $311.00
  • Townsville Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 1 & 10 $74.00
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 $127.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Permit – Sewered – ground & first floor $289.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Permit – Sewered – additional floor $98.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Permit – Un-sewered – ground & first floor $433.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Permit – Un-sewered – additional floor $97.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Assessment – ground & first floor $420.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Assessment – additional floor $135.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Drainage Compliance Assessment – sewered $420.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee Drainage Compliance Assessment – sewered $433.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 25mm Water Connection fee $1,720.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,265.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 32mm Water Connection fee $2,535.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 40mm Water Connection fee $2,790.00
    Plumbing and drainage fee 50mm Water Connection fee $4,750.00
    Planning application fee Concurrence Agency Assessment (Sitings) fee $750.00
    Planning application fee Non-compliance with <2 applicable Self-Assessable outcomes $750.00
    Planning application fee Non-compliance with 3-4 applicable Self-Assessable outcomes $1,250.00
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling $1,250.00
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dual Occupancy $2,250.00