Planning Checklists, Forms & Fees

When submitting an Application for Development Approval, please ensure all required information is provided.

Planning Checklists

Advertising Signage

Building Envelope Modification

Change of Use – Short-term Accommodation

Commercial

Dam Checklist - Construction, Expanding or Altering

Industry - Extractive Checklist 

Private Jetties and Boat Lifting Structures 

Residential

Tree Farm Harvest/Haul

Planning Forms

Application for Development Approval

Request for Written Planning Advice

Application for Subdivision Clearance

Section 39 – Liquor Licence Application

Section 40 - Liquor Licence Application

Portable Advertising Signage (Public Land)

Scheme Amendment Submission Form 3A

Planning Fees

General Development Application
Where the estimated cost of development (ECD) is:
Not more than $50,000 $147.00
More than $50,000 but not more than $500,000 0.32% of ECD
More than $500,000 but not more than $2.5 million $1700 + 0.257% for every $1 over $500,000
More than $2.5 million but not more than $5 million $7161 + 0.206% for every $1 over $2.5 million
More than $5 million but not more than $21.5 million $12,633 + 0.123% for every $1 over $5 million
More than $21.5 million $34,196.00
Retrospective Development Approval Fee as above + twice that amount as penalty
Change of Use (e.g. Holiday Home or Bed & Breakfast) $295.00
Extractive industry $739.00
Other Application Fees
Neighbour Consultation (in additional in application fee) $134.00
Formal Advertising (in additional in application fee) $425.00
Agency referral (in additional in application fee) $134.00

Modification / Extension to Development Approval

$295.00

Reconsideration to Development Approval

Fee waived if received within 28 days from the date of original decision

$295.00
Request for Written Planning Advice $73.00
Research of Planning Information (Per hour) $112.00
Section 40 – Liquor Licensing $167.00
Development Assessment Panel Fees (in addition to Development Application Fees)
Where the estimated cost of development (ECD) is:
Not less than $2 million and less than $7 million $6003.00
Not less than $7 million and less than $10 million $9268.00
Not less than $10 million and less than $12.5 million $9,767.00
Not less than $12.5 million and less than $15 million $10,084.00
Not less than $15 million and less than $17.5 million $10,371.00
Not less than $17.5 million and less than $20 million $10,659.00
$20 million or more $10,948.00
Amending or cancelling Development Assessment Panel Approval (r17) $257.00

For the full list refer to the City's Notice of Fees & Charges

Developer Contributions

Development of land creates additional demands for new and/or upgraded infrastructure. Developer Contributions are applied where development is proposed that is in excess of a single house (e.g. grouped dwellings and subdivisions).

Development Contributions are payments towards providing the additional infrastructure needed.

Amounts are indexed each year in line with the Local Government Cost Index.

Contributions
Cash in-lieu : Car parking per bay $11806.70
Cash in-lieu : Car parking per bay in Dunsborough Enterprise Park $3002.18
Percent for Art (developments in excess of $1 million) 1% of Estimated Cost of Development
Road Upgrade $1198.16
Road Upgrade – Bussell Highway Zone 4 $849.19
Footpath & Dual Use Path Construction (per dwelling or new lot) $631.48
Drainage Contributions Determined on application
Community Facilities Contributions (per dwelling or new lot)
Busselton precinct $2,723
Geographe precinct $1,966
Broadwater precinct $2,166
Dunsborough & Quindalup (including Eagle Bay & Yallingup) $3,524
Rural Remainder $1,776
Developer Contribution Plans
Dunsborough Lakes Estate (Dunsborough Lakes Estate Developer Contribution Plan $5,786
Port Geographe (Port Geographe Developer Contributions and Staging Plan) Please contact the City's Planning Department
Yalyalup (Yalyalup Developer Contributions and Staging Plan) $5,775
Vasse Development Area (Vasse Development Area – Developer Contributions and Staging Plan) $2,925
Old Broadwater Farm $3,354

Final Development Contribution Plan Report – Community Facilities 

LPP 6.1 Stormwater 

LPP 6.4 Road, Footpath & Cycle 

 

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