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In this section you can find a range of other policies and regulations which may affect the development you are considering.
When a major development (over $500,000) is proposed, Council requires the developer to contribute a small percentage towards to costs of providing public amenities and accessibility.
For commercial developments over $500,000 the levy is 0.5% and for residential development over $500,000 the levy is Nil.
More information can be downloaded here(PDF, 601KB).
Some buildings require additional fire safety measures to be installed. These buildings include some residential, commercial, industrial and public buildings depending on their size and purpose. Some examples of Class 2-9 buildings include:
The Building Code of Australia requires fire safety measures to be considered on all new and altered/renovated buildings.
Some of the fire safety measures that might be required include:
The type and scale of fire safety measures required depends on the size and classification of the building (the use of the building) as determined by the Building Code of Australia.
Please Contact Council for more information.