Environment and Regulatory

Environment and Regulatory

All fees are inclusive of GST where applicable

 Health Inspections

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
Food Premises/Business Annual Administration Fee $43.00 N
Not for profit School Canteens * $0.00 N
Not for profit -charities $0.00 N
     
Food Premises/Business Inspection Fee    
Level 0 - low risk food business (Up to 1 hour) $130.00 N
Level 1 - medium and high risk food business (Up to 1 hour) $165.00 N
Not for profit School Canteens * $0.00 N
     
Additional hourly rate for food premise inspections $155.00 N
Reinspection/additional kitchen (on same premises) $95.00 N
Improvement Notice Administration Fee - Statutory fee $330.00 N
     
* Note: Not for profit school canteens/not for profit charities - Reinspection and Improvement Notice Administration Fee/Statutory Fees still apply
     
Reinspection $95.00 N
     
Temporary Food Stall in a Public Place
Temporary Food Stall Single Event Application and administration  $91.00 N
Temporary Food Stall Annual Application and administration  $165.00 N
Mobile Food Vehicle Road Trading Application and administration  $305.00 N
     
Stall reinspection (Small stalls) $69.00 N
     
Food Notification (temporary food stalls not on Council land) $56.00 N
     
Hairdresser/Beauty salon inspection fee - Local Govt. Act  $116.00 N
Reinspection Hairdresser/Beauty salon inspection fee
(No skin penetration ) Local Govt. Act
$71.00 N
Skin penetration inspection fee - Public Health Act $162.00 N
Reinspection Skin penetration - Public Health Act  $93.00 N
Mortuary Inspection  $162.00 N
Mortuary Reinspection  $93.00 N
Sex Service Premises - Health & Compliance Inspection per hour. Two Council Officers will inspect and fee charged in one hour increments. $305.00 N
Note: Should a sex premise obtain development consent, it shall be inspected by Council Officers every six (6) months or when Council receives a complaint about the operations.
Cost of outstanding Health Notices $135.00 N
Health Notices/Enquiries $135.00 N
Section 735A Outstanding Notice Certificate $120.00 N
Improvement Notice/Prohibition Order Administration Fee (non regulated systems - Statutory fee) $270.00 N

 Shop Fitouts / Food Premises Inspections

Food Premise - Shop Fitout Inspection $165.00 N
Reinspection $95.00 N
Other Shop Fitout Inspections (e.g. skin pen/hairdressers/barbers/cooling towers/public swimming pools/mortuaries  $165.00 N

 Microbial Control Inspections

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
Cooling Towers (water testing)  $71.00 N
Cooling Tower Inspection $162.00 N
Warm Water System Inspection $162.00 N
Subsequent Units On Same Site Inspection $81.00 N
Additional Reinspection $162.00 N
Improvement Notice/Prohibition Order Administration Fee  $560.00 N

 Swimming Pool Compliance

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
(a) Swimming Pool Compliance Certificate (sec 22D) $150.00 N
(b) Swimming Pool Compliance Certificate Re-inspection (sec 22D) $100.00 N
(c) Exemption under Sec.22 $250.00 N
(d)  Swimming pool online registration (Administration Fee) $10.00 N

 Septic Tank Installations (Domestic)

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
Domestic Installation Package (not incl. SEAA Application Fee)(Assessment + 4 Inspections + Approval to Operate)
Application $395.00 N
Inspection $165.00 N
Installation Inspections (maximum of 3 inspections included) $485.00 N
Approval to Operate $75.00 N
Total Package $1,120.00 N
Note: Total Package must be paid together.
Additional inspections / Reinspections $165.00 N
     
Amended septic tank application fee     
Amended septic tank application fee - Major (Plus additional inspections) $325.00 N
Amended septic tank application fee - Minor (Plus additional inspections) $155.00 N
Amended septic tank application   - Additional inspections / Reinspections $165.00 N

 Septic Tank Installations (Commercial)

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Note: Fees are based on Infrastructure cost
Package Fee - For Infrastructure Cost < $20,000 $1,650.00 N
(Assessment + 4 Inspections + Approval to Operate)
Package Fee - For Infrastructure Cost between $20,000 - $100,000 $3,000.00 N
(Assessment + 5 Inspections + Approval to Operate)
Package Fee - For Infrastructure Cost > $100,000 $3,100.00 N
(Assessment + 6 Inspections + Approval to Operate)
     
External Consultancy Fees - engaged by Council  At  Full Cost Recovery N
Inspections/additional inspection/reinspections $165.00 N
     
Amended on-site sewer management (OSSM) system application Fee
Minor Amendment - Infrastructure cost < $20K $155.00 N
Minor Amendment - Infrastructure cost $20K-$100K $255.00 N
Minor Amendment - Infrastructure cost > $100K $305.00 N
Major Amendment - Infrastructure cost < $20K $325.00 N
Major Amendment - Infrastructure cost $20K-$100K $565.00 N
Major Amendment - Infrastructure cost > $100K $675.00 N

 Water Supply - Section 68 LGA Applications (Commercial)

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Note: Fees are based on Infrastructure cost
     
Package Fee - For Infrastructure Cost < $20,000 $1,650.00 N
(Assessment + 4 Inspections + Approval to Operate)    
     
Package Fee - For Infrastructure Cost between $20,000 - $100,000 $3,000.00 N
(Assessment + 5 Inspections + Approval to Operate)    
     
Package Fee - For Infrastructure Cost > $100,000 $3,100.00 N
(Assessment + 6 Inspections + Approval to Operate)    
     
External Consultancy Fees - engaged by Council At Full Cost Recovery N
     
Inspections/additional inspection/reinspections $165.00 N
     
Amended section 68 Water Supply application Fee    
Minor Amendment - Infrastructure cost < $20K $155.00 N
Minor Amendment - Infrastructure cost $20K-$100K $255.00 N
Minor Amendment - Infrastructure cost > $100K $305.00 N
Major Amendment - Infrastructure cost < $20K $325.00 N
Major Amendment - Infrastructure cost $20K-$100K $565.00 N
Major Amendment - Infrastructure cost > $100K $675.00 N
     
Water supply inspection fee (ongoing inspection fee) - per hour - minimum 1 hour $165.00 N
     
Water Carters Approval     
Water carters inspection fee - per hour - minimum - 1hr $165.00 N

 Approval to Operate Septic Tank under s68 of the Local Government Act

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Conventional systems (T beds, Trenches etc.) - Residential - per annum includes first inspection $75.00 N
AWTS - per annum Residential - per annum includes first inspection + 1 effluent warning sign per inspection $75.00 N
Subsequent Inspection fees for Residential Properties $165.00 N
Commercial System - per annum Plus Hourly Rate for Inspection and assessment $81.00 N
Commercial System (pump out) - per hour - min. 1 hour $165.00 N
Commercial System (on-site disposal) (per hour) - min. 1 hour $165.00 N
External Consultancy Fees (engaged by Council)  At  Full Cost Recovery N

 Miscellaneous Septic Tank Charges

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Request for a Sustainable Effluent Application Area - Residential - Price per system (Administration Fee) $85.00 N
Request for a Sustainable Effluent Application Area (SEAA) - Per Allotment for Proposed Subdivision (Administration Fee) $85.00 N
Pre-purchase Inspection $265.00 N
Out of Hours Inspection - Pre-booked $335.00 N
Order/Proposal from Council to replace Septic System (per hour) $165.00 N
External Consultancy Geotech report as required.
(Orders & Proposals engaged by Council)
 At  Full Cost Recovery N
Wastewater Analysis  At  Full Cost Recovery N
Effluent Warning Signs (each) $5.70 N

 Water Sampling

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
Prevention Notices $591.00 N
Compliance Inspections ( per hour, min 1 hr ) $155.00 N
Clean up Notices $591.00 N
Compliance Cost/Clean up - cost of clean up  At  Full Cost Recovery N
Noise Control Notices $591.00 N
     
Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS) and/or Vapour Recovery Inspection $170.00 N
Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS) and/or Vapour Recovery Re-inspection $96.00 N
     
Special events (out of office hours)  (min. 4 Hours)    
Professional Staff $655.00 Y
Administration Staff $260.00 Y
Operational Staff $205.00 Y
Note: Staff costs include on-costs, but excludes plant & materials costs.    
Plant & Materials At Cost + 10% Y

Environmental Enforcement / Inspections

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Prevention Notices $591.00 N
Compliance Inspections ( per hour, min 1 hr ) $155.00 N
Clean up Notices $591.00 N
Compliance Cost/Clean up - cost of clean up  At  Full Cost Recovery N
Noise Control Notices $591.00 N
     
Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS) and/or Vapour Recovery Inspection $170.00 N
Underground Petroleum Storage Systems (UPSS) and/or Vapour Recovery Re-inspection $96.00 N
     
Special events (out of office hours)  (min. 4 Hours)    
Professional Staff $655.00 Y
Administration Staff $260.00 Y
Operational Staff $205.00 Y
Note: Staff costs include on-costs, but excludes plant & materials costs.    
Plant & Materials At Cost + 10% Y

Noxious Weeds Certification

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
Re-inspection fees $150.00 N

Dog & Cat Registration Fees (Under Companion Animals Act)

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
Note: registration fees are subject to change in accordance with clause 18 of the Companion Animals Regulation 2018
Desexed animal $60.00 N
Breeder (Recognised) concession $60.00 N
Pensioner concession (desexed animal only) $26.00 N
Non-desexed animal $216.00 N
Pound/Shelter animal 50% discount (desexed) $25.00 N
Animal under 6 months not desexed (documentary evidence needs to be provided to verify the animal's age.) $60.00 N
Late Registration Fee - If the registration fee has not been paid 28 days after the date on which the animal is required to be registered). $16.00 N

Dog & Cat Control

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Dog release fee  Companion Animal Care and Livestock Holding Facility set fees
Feeding fee per day - Dog
Feeding fee per day - Cat
Surrender fee
Sale of a dog  (The fee includes purchase, price, vaccination, desexing, microchipping and lifetime registration)
Sale of a cat (The fee includes purchase price, vaccination, desexing, microchipping and lifetime registration)
Certificate of Compliance $150.00

Animal Stock Impounding Fees

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Release Fees
Bull Livestock Holding Facility set fees  
Stallion  
Cow/Steer  
Mare/Gelding  
Sheep/Goat/Pig  
Sustenance (Per Day) Fees:
Bull  Livestock Holding Facility set fees  
Stallion  
Cow/Steer   
Mare/Gelding  
Sheep/Goat/Pig  
     
Driving fees:
Rates for transport of animals Livestock Pound Facility set fees  
     
Destruction of Stock
Horses and Cattle At Full Cost Recovery N
Sheep and Goats At Full Cost Recovery N

Dangerous Dog Collar

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
Small $37.00 Y
Medium $42.00 Y
Large $47.00 Y
X-Large $52.00 Y

Dangerous Dog Sign

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
Dangerous Dog Sign $10.30 Y

Abandoned Motor Vehicles

Examination and valuation $78.00 N
Taking custody - notifying Police $59.00 N
Advertising $135.00 N
Owner Notification $59.00 N
Towing & Removal At Full Cost Recovery N
Custody and storage (per day) $37.00 N

Impounded Articles (signs etc.)

DescriptionTotal Fee   GST
Storage per day $20.00 N
Release $88.00 N
Removal per hour (1 hour minimum) $25.00 N