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 $150
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 10a $150
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 10b $150
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 (<500m2) $150
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 (>500m2) $150
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – 5,6,7,8 & 9 – Fit Outs Non-Structural $150
    Plumbing and drainage fee Onsite sewerage treatment or greywater Application & Inspection $535
    Plumbing and drainage fee Single fixture $153
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing & Insp fee – up to 6 fixtures $434
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,578
    Plumbing and drainage fee Build over or within one (1) metre of Council’s sewer main where CCTV required $671
    Planning application fee Concurrence Agency Assessment (Sitings) fee $500
    Planning application fee Non-compliance with 1-3 applicable Self-Assessable outcomes $500
    Planning application fee B/Work triggered by S1.8(1) of the Planning Scheme $500
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling $1000
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dual Occupancy $1,500
  • Cassowary Coast Regional Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 1 & Class 10 <200m2 $165
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 $205
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Assessment fee – up to 5 fixtures $190
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Assessment fee – additional fixture >5 $50
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Inspection (Min 4 Insp= $740) $190
    Plumbing and drainage fee Onsite Sewerage Treatment (Lodgement & Assessment) $415
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,550
    Plumbing and drainage fee 25mm Water Connection fee $1,850
    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 $1,300
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dual Occupancy $1,430
    Planning application fee Siting Dispensation $380
  • Douglas Shire Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 1 $75
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 10a $75
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 10b $75
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 (<500m2) $75
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 (>500m2) $75
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing & Drainage works Application (up to 6 fixtures & 3 inspections) $542
    Plumbing and drainage fee Assessment Fee – Per fixture $36
    Plumbing and drainage fee Onsite Sewerage Treatment Plant $572
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,478
    Plumbing and drainage fee 40mm Water Connection fee POA
    Planning application fee Concurrence Agency Assessment (Sitings) fee $333
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling $333
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dual Occupancy $1,424
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for each additional unit $430
  • Mareeba Shire Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 1 & Class 10 $178
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 $364
    Plumbing and drainage fee Town Sewer & On-site Septic Connection Application $100
    Plumbing and drainage fee Town Sewer Connection Assessment per fixture (Minimum charge $90) $20
    Plumbing and drainage fee Town sewer & On-Site Septic inspection (Minimum 4) $800
    Plumbing and drainage fee Assessment Site and Soil Report $100
    Plumbing and drainage fee Onsite Disposal System – Assessment (per fixture) $100
    Plumbing and drainage fee Assessment per fixture (Min $90) $20
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,285
    Plumbing and drainage fee 25mm Water Connection fee $1,880
    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 $477
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling/ Dual Occupancy $1,138
  • Tablelands Regional Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Archive Lodgement fee – All Classes $144
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing & Drainage works Application $82
    Plumbing and drainage fee Assessment Fee – Per fixture $20
    Plumbing and drainage fee Wastewater Design Assessment Fee $91
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Inspection Fee (min 3) $186
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,385
    Plumbing and drainage fee 25mm Water Connection fee $2,150
    Plumbing and drainage fee 40mm Water Connection fee $1,510
    Planning application fee QDC Building Siting and Sewer Dispensation $316
    Planning application fee Application for Building Work assessable against Planning Scheme $500
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling /Dual Occupancy $1,850
    Plumbing and drainage fee Build over Council sewer – Application & Assessment $316
  • Townsville Council Fee Schedule

    Fee Type Sales Item Amount
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 1 & 10 $81
    Lodgement fee Lodgement fee – Class 2-9 $140
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Permit – Sewered – ground & first floor $289
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Permit – Sewered – additional floor $98
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Permit – Un-sewered – ground & first floor $433
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Permit – Un-sewered – additional floor $97
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Assessment – ground & first floor $441
    Plumbing and drainage fee Plumbing Compliance Assessment – additional floor $135
    Plumbing and drainage fee Drainage Compliance Assessment – sewered $420
    Plumbing and drainage fee Drainage Compliance Assessment – sewered $420
    Plumbing and drainage fee 25mm Water Connection fee $1,805
    Plumbing and drainage fee 20mm Water Connection fee $1,330
    Plumbing and drainage fee 32mm Water Connection fee $2,660
    Plumbing and drainage fee 40mm Water Connection fee $2,930
    Plumbing and drainage fee 50mm Water Connection fee $4,990
    Planning application fee Concurrence Agency Assessment (Sitings) fee $750
    Planning application fee Non-compliance with <2 applicable Self-Assessable outcomes $750
    Planning application fee Non-compliance with 3-4 applicable Self-Assessable outcomes $1,250
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dwelling $1,250
    Planning application fee Material Change of Use application for Dual Occupancy $2,250