Building Act fees

Applications for occupancy permits and building approval certificates 

Application for an occupancy permit for a completed building (s. 46) 
The fee is $96.00 
 
Application for a temporary occupancy permit for an incomplete building (s. 47) 
The fee is $96.00
 
Application for modification of an occupancy permit for additional use of a building on a temporary basis (s. 48) 
The fee is $96.00 
 
Application for a replacement occupancy permit for permanent change of the building's use, classification (s. 49) 
The fee is $96.00 
 
Application for an occupancy permit or building approval certificate for registration of strata scheme, plan of re-subdivision (s. 50(1) and (2)) 
The fee is $10.60 for each strata unit covered by the application, but not less than $105.80 
 
Application for an occupancy permit for a building in respect of which unauthorised work has been done (s. 51 (2)) 
The fee is 0.18% of the estimated value of the unauthorised work as determined by the relevant permit authority, but not less than $96.00
 
Application for a building approval certificate for a a building in respect of which unauthorised work has been done (s. 51(3)) 
0.38% of the estimated value of the unauthorised work as determined by the relevant permit authority, but not less than $96.00
 
Application to replace an occupancy permit for an existing building (s. 52(1)) 
The fee is $96.00
 
Application for a building approval certificate for an existing building where unauthorised work has not been done (s. 52(2)) 
The fee is $95.00
 
Application to extend the time during which an occupancy permit or building approval certificate has effect (s. 65(3)(a)) 
The fee is $96.00

Applications for building permits and demolition permits 

Certified application for a building permit (s.16(1)) 
For building work for a Class 1 or Class 10 Building or incidental structure the fee is 0.19% of the estimated value of the building work as determined by the relevant permit authority, but not less than $96.00
 
For building work for a Class 2 to Class 9 building or incidental structure the fee is 0.09% of the estimated value of the building work as determined by the relevant permit authority, but not less than $96.00
 
Uncertified application for a building permit (s.16(1)) 
The fee is 0.32% of the estimated value of the building work as determined by the relevant permit authority, but not less than $96.00
 
Application for a demolition permit (s. 16(1)) 
For demolition work in respect of a Class 1 or Class 10 building or incidental structure the fee is $96.00
 
For demolition work in respect of a Class 2 to Class 9 building the fee is $96.00 for each storey of the building.
 
Application to extend the time during which a building or demolition permit has effect (s. 32(3)(f)) 
The fee is $96.00
 
Application as defined in regulation 31 (for each building standard in respect of which a declaration is sought) 
The fee is $2,123.00
 
Inspection of pool enclosures (regulation 53)
The fee is $57.45

Application for approval of battery powered smoke alarms (regulation 61)
The fee is $176.30

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