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SLI 2015 No. 189 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Regulations to ensure that proposals that are charged are consistent with the cost of considering proposals for ‘works’ and to incorporate a method of indexation to better align fees with increases in costs over time.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Registered 26 Nov 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Nov-2015
Tabled Senate30-Nov-2015
Date of repeal 02 Dec 2015
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
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Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 189, 2015

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 12 November 2015

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Paul Fletcher

Minister for Territories, Local Government and Major Projects

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Regulations   2

 


1  Name

                   This is the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 December 2015.

1 December 2015

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Regulations

1  Before regulation 1

Insert:

Part 1General

  

2  Subregulation 4(1)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

             (1)  The Authority may charge the fee (as indexed under regulation 5) specified in column 2 of an item in the table in Schedule 1 for the service set out in column 1 of the item.

3  Subregulation 4(2)

Omit “the Schedule”, substitute “the table in Schedule 1”.

4  Subregulation 4(3)

Repeal the subregulation.

5  After regulation 4

Insert:

5  Indexation of certain fee amounts

             (1)  A dollar amount specified in column 2 of an item (the relevant Schedule 1 item) of the table in Schedule 1 is an indexed amount for the relevant Schedule 1 item if the dollar amount is specified in the following table for the relevant Schedule 1 item.

 

Indexed amounts

Item

Relevant Schedule 1 item

Indexed amount

1

Paragraph (a) of item 1

$110

2

Paragraph (b) of item 1

$1 300

3

Paragraph (c) of item 1

$2 650

4

Paragraph (d) of item 1

$4 050

5

Paragraph (e) of item 1

$22 400

6

Item 3

$250

7

Item 4

$300

 

             (2)  On 1 July 2016 and each subsequent 1 July (an indexation day), each dollar amount that is specified in a relevant Schedule 1 item and is an indexed amount for that relevant Schedule 1 item is replaced by an amount worked out using the following formula:

             (3)  The indexation factor for an indexation day is the number worked out using the following formula:

where:

base quarter means the March quarter ending 1 year before the reference quarter ends.

index number, for a quarter, means the All Groups Consumer Price Index number (being the weighted average of the 8 capital cities) published by the Australian Statistician for that quarter.

March quarter means a period of 3 months ending on 31 March.

reference quarter means the March quarter immediately before the indexation day.

             (4)  An indexation factor is to be calculated to 3 decimal places (rounding up if the fourth decimal place is 5 or more).

             (5)  An indexation factor that is less than 1 is to be increased to 1.

             (6)  Calculations under subregulation (3):

                     (a)  are to be made using only the index numbers published in terms of the most recently published index reference period; and

                     (b)  are to be made disregarding index numbers that are published in substitution for previously published index numbers (except where the substituted numbers are published to take account of changes in the index reference period).

Part 2Application and transitional provisions

  

6  Amendments made by the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015

                   The amendments of these Regulations made by the Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Amendment (Fees) Regulation 2015 apply in relation to proposals submitted to the Authority on and after 1 December 2015.

6  Schedule

Repeal the Schedule, substitute:

Schedule 1Fees in relation to proposals submitted to the Authority for approval

Note 1:    See regulation 4.

Note 2:    Some amounts in column 2 of the table are indexed under regulation 5.

  

  

1  Fees payable in relation to proposals submitted to the Authority for approval

                   The following table sets out fees payable in relation to proposals submitted to the Authority for approval.

 

Fees payable in relation to proposals submitted to the Authority for approval

Item

Column 1

Column 2

 

 

Service provided

Fee

 

1

Consideration of a proposal submitted to the Authority to approve works or temporary works in a Designated Area:

 

 

 

(a) if the estimated cost of the completed works or temporary works does not exceed $100 000

$110 plus 0.45% of the amount in excess of $20 000

 

 

(b) if the estimated cost of the completed works or temporary works exceeds $100 000 and not $500 000

$1 300 plus 0.35% of the amount in excess of $100 000

 

 

(c) if the estimated cost of the completed works or temporary works exceeds $500 000 and not $1 000 000

$2 650 plus 0.35% of the amount in excess of $500 000

 

 

(d) if the estimated cost of the completed works or temporary works exceeds $1 000 000 and not $10 000 000

$4 050 plus 0.20% of the amount in excess of $1 000 000

 

 

(e) if the estimated cost of the completed works or temporary works exceeds $10 000 000

$22 400 plus 0.15% of the amount in excess of $10 000 000

 

2

Consideration of a proposal submitted to the Authority to approve amendments to previously approved works or temporary works

25% of the fee payable in relation to the works or temporary works under item 1, as indexed under regulation 5

 

3

Consideration of a proposal submitted to the Authority to approve signs in a Designated Area

$250

 

4

Provision of a notice to resubmit a proposal mentioned in item 1 if the submitted proposal does not comply with paragraph 12(1)(a) or (c) of the Act

$300 per notice