Draft 2020/21 Fees and Charges Schedule

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Feedback closes 21 July 2020

Feedback is sought on proposed Fees and Charges Schedule, applicable in the 2020/21 financial year, inclusive of proposed increases in existing fees as well as proposed new fees. Public notice of at least 28 days is required in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993.

Where permissible, the majority of Council's existing fees and charges have been increased by an estimated CPI amount of 2.0% over the previous year’s adopted schedule and comparable market rates. All existing fees and charges have been assessed according to the nature of the services being provided.

The Draft 2020/21 Fees and Charges Schedule can be found in the document library.

The following table lists the proposed new fees:

Fee AreaFee NameFee AmountFee Type
Ward Street Car Park - refer to page 22 of the Draft Schedule

Note: a bond is required for permanent hirers (equivalent to 1 months fees)

Rate per calendar month - Reserved$540.00User Fee
Reserved Parking - Signage Fee$50.00User Fee
Rate per calendar month - Unreserved$485.00User Fee
Rate per calendar month - Discount (5 to 9 vehicles)$23.00User Fee
Rate per calendar month - Discount (10 to 15 vehicles)
$33.00User Fee
Rate per calendar month - Discount (Staff Parking)
$33.00User Fee
Account application cancellation fee$55.00User Fee
Permanent Resident Parking - per calendar month$375.00User Fee
Casual rate first hour or part$8.00User Fee
Casual rate per half-hour or part$6.00User Fee
Maximum daily rate$56.00User Fee
Early Bird per day (when available)$25.00User Fee
Night and Weekend flat rate$11.00User Fee
Reinstatements - refer to pages 29 and 30 of the Draft Schedule

Hourly fee for inspection requested with min. 48 hours notice - Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm (minimum 1 hour charge)$100.00User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with min. 28 hours notice - Sat 8am to 1pm (minimum 4 hour charge)$150.00User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with min. 48 hours notice - Outside the above hours (minimum 4 hour charge)$200.00User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with less than 48 hours notice - Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm (minimum 1 hour charge)
$150.00User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with less than 28 hours notice - Sat 8am to 1pm (minimum 4 hour charge)
$200.00
User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with less than 48 hours notice - Outside the above hours (minimum 4 hour charge)
$250.00
User Fee
Standard Development Applications - refer to page 63 of the Draft ScheduleDevelopment Application (DA) Compliance Levy - Section 608 of the Local Government Act 1993 and Environmental Protection and Assessment (EP&A) Act 1979 Part 4.64 (f1)
0.20% rate based on estimates cost of works associated with the DA
Statutory
Development Applications - Amended Plans - refer to page 64 of the Draft Schedule

Review of decision to reject development application - Section 8.2(1)(c) estimated cost - less than $100,000$55.00Statutory
Review of decision to reject development application - Section 8.2(1)(c) estimated cost - $100,000 to $1,000,000
$150.00Statutory
Review of decision to reject development application - Section 8.2(1)(c) estimated cost - greater than $1,000,000
$250.00Statutory
Fire Safety Compliance - refer to page 68 of the Draft Schedule

Annual Fire Safety Statement - Registration fee$85.00Regulatory
Compliance Cost Notice Fee (Preparation or serving of an EP&A order) - to a maximum of set fee under 281C$500.00Statutory
Compliance Cost Notice Fee (Investigation of an EP&A order) - to a maximum of set fee under 281C
$1,000.00Statutory


The following table details the proposed fee to be discontinued:

Fee NameReason
Resident Parking Permanent Permit - Interstate vehicle (6, 9 and 12 months)

Only a 3 month permit is available for vehicles registered interstate in accordance with the Road Act 1993.

Note: the related report to the Governance & Finance Committee meeting of 1 June 2020 incorrectly advised that the Resident Parking Temporary Permit - Interstate vehicle fee was to be discontinued.


SUBMISSIONS

Feedback closes 21 July 2020. All submissions received by the submission deadline will be collated, analysed and reported to Council on 27 July 2020.

Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the draft Fees and Charges Schedule which can be found in the document library. Note: the Draft 2020/21 Operational Plan & Budget is concurrently on public exhibition.

Hard copies of the are available for viewing at:

  • Council’s Customer Service Centre, 200 Miller Street, North Sydney, from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney, from 10am to 6pm Monday to Thursday, 10am to 2pm on Friday and Saturday (closed Sunday)*

*The Stanton Library is subject to additional health and safety measures visit the library's website (External link)for further information. Opening hours are as at 1 July 2020.

Use the online submission form (below) or alternatively, send submissions to:

Email - yoursay@northsydney.nsw.gov.au
Mail - General Manager
North Sydney Council
PO Box 12
NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2059

For further information contact Council’s Manager Financial Services on 9936 8100.

Feedback closes 21 July 2020

Feedback is sought on proposed Fees and Charges Schedule, applicable in the 2020/21 financial year, inclusive of proposed increases in existing fees as well as proposed new fees. Public notice of at least 28 days is required in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993.

Where permissible, the majority of Council's existing fees and charges have been increased by an estimated CPI amount of 2.0% over the previous year’s adopted schedule and comparable market rates. All existing fees and charges have been assessed according to the nature of the services being provided.

The Draft 2020/21 Fees and Charges Schedule can be found in the document library.

The following table lists the proposed new fees:

Fee AreaFee NameFee AmountFee Type
Ward Street Car Park - refer to page 22 of the Draft Schedule

Note: a bond is required for permanent hirers (equivalent to 1 months fees)

Rate per calendar month - Reserved$540.00User Fee
Reserved Parking - Signage Fee$50.00User Fee
Rate per calendar month - Unreserved$485.00User Fee
Rate per calendar month - Discount (5 to 9 vehicles)$23.00User Fee
Rate per calendar month - Discount (10 to 15 vehicles)
$33.00User Fee
Rate per calendar month - Discount (Staff Parking)
$33.00User Fee
Account application cancellation fee$55.00User Fee
Permanent Resident Parking - per calendar month$375.00User Fee
Casual rate first hour or part$8.00User Fee
Casual rate per half-hour or part$6.00User Fee
Maximum daily rate$56.00User Fee
Early Bird per day (when available)$25.00User Fee
Night and Weekend flat rate$11.00User Fee
Reinstatements - refer to pages 29 and 30 of the Draft Schedule

Hourly fee for inspection requested with min. 48 hours notice - Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm (minimum 1 hour charge)$100.00User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with min. 28 hours notice - Sat 8am to 1pm (minimum 4 hour charge)$150.00User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with min. 48 hours notice - Outside the above hours (minimum 4 hour charge)$200.00User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with less than 48 hours notice - Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm (minimum 1 hour charge)
$150.00User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with less than 28 hours notice - Sat 8am to 1pm (minimum 4 hour charge)
$200.00
User Fee
Hourly fee for inspection requested with less than 48 hours notice - Outside the above hours (minimum 4 hour charge)
$250.00
User Fee
Standard Development Applications - refer to page 63 of the Draft ScheduleDevelopment Application (DA) Compliance Levy - Section 608 of the Local Government Act 1993 and Environmental Protection and Assessment (EP&A) Act 1979 Part 4.64 (f1)
0.20% rate based on estimates cost of works associated with the DA
Statutory
Development Applications - Amended Plans - refer to page 64 of the Draft Schedule

Review of decision to reject development application - Section 8.2(1)(c) estimated cost - less than $100,000$55.00Statutory
Review of decision to reject development application - Section 8.2(1)(c) estimated cost - $100,000 to $1,000,000
$150.00Statutory
Review of decision to reject development application - Section 8.2(1)(c) estimated cost - greater than $1,000,000
$250.00Statutory
Fire Safety Compliance - refer to page 68 of the Draft Schedule

Annual Fire Safety Statement - Registration fee$85.00Regulatory
Compliance Cost Notice Fee (Preparation or serving of an EP&A order) - to a maximum of set fee under 281C$500.00Statutory
Compliance Cost Notice Fee (Investigation of an EP&A order) - to a maximum of set fee under 281C
$1,000.00Statutory


The following table details the proposed fee to be discontinued:

Fee NameReason
Resident Parking Permanent Permit - Interstate vehicle (6, 9 and 12 months)

Only a 3 month permit is available for vehicles registered interstate in accordance with the Road Act 1993.

Note: the related report to the Governance & Finance Committee meeting of 1 June 2020 incorrectly advised that the Resident Parking Temporary Permit - Interstate vehicle fee was to be discontinued.


SUBMISSIONS

Feedback closes 21 July 2020. All submissions received by the submission deadline will be collated, analysed and reported to Council on 27 July 2020.

Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the draft Fees and Charges Schedule which can be found in the document library. Note: the Draft 2020/21 Operational Plan & Budget is concurrently on public exhibition.

Hard copies of the are available for viewing at:

  • Council’s Customer Service Centre, 200 Miller Street, North Sydney, from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney, from 10am to 6pm Monday to Thursday, 10am to 2pm on Friday and Saturday (closed Sunday)*

*The Stanton Library is subject to additional health and safety measures visit the library's website (External link)for further information. Opening hours are as at 1 July 2020.

Use the online submission form (below) or alternatively, send submissions to:

Email - yoursay@northsydney.nsw.gov.au
Mail - General Manager
North Sydney Council
PO Box 12
NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2059

For further information contact Council’s Manager Financial Services on 9936 8100.