Changes to building and plumbing fees

Thursday June 11 2015

New building and plumbing fees will take effect on 1 July 2015.

Each building and plumbing item below has a set number of fee units prescribed. The fees are calculated by multiplying the number of applicable fee units by the value of a fee unit.

The value of a fee unit for 2015-16 is $13.60.

Fees effective from 1 July 2015 – 30 June 2016. 

Building

 

 Relevant ProvisionFee unitsFee ($)
1Regulation 202 - Application fee for owner-builder certificate of consent under section 25C(2) (c) (iii) of the Act6.90$93.84
2Regulation 1405 - Accreditation of a building product by the Building Regulations Advisory Committee138.31$1,881.02
3Regulation 1508 - Issue of a duplicate building practitioner's certificate2.75$37.40
 Regulation 1602 - Building Appeals Board fees  
 (a) Fee for lodging an appeal to the Building Appeals Board under section 138, 140, 142 or referral under section 156, 157 or 158 of the Act  
4           (i) Class 1 or 10 building23.04$313.34
5           (ii) Other than a Class 1 or 10 building46.10$626.96
 (b) Fee for lodging an appeal to the Building Appeals Board under section 139, 144 or 144A, a referral under section 150 or application under section 164 of the Act  
6           (i) Class 1 or Class 10 building13.82$187.95
7           (ii) Other than Class 1 or Class 10 building23.04$313.34
 (c) Fee for lodging an appeal to the Building Appeals Board under section 141, referral under section 151, 152, 153, 154 or 155 or application under section 159 of the Act  
8           (i) Class 1 Class 10 building23.04$313.34
9           (ii) Other than Class 1 or Class 10 building46.10$626.96
10(f) Fee for lodging a request to the Building Appeals Board under section 147(1) of the Act 36.88$501.57
 (g) Fee for lodging an application to the Building Appeals Board for a modification of the building regulations under section 160 of the Act  
11           (i) Class 1 or Class 10 building8.29$112.74
12           (ii) Other than a Class 1 or Class 10 building18.43$250.65
13(h) Fee for lodging an application to the Building Appeals Board for a determination that a particular design element complies with the building regulations under section 160A of the Act18.43$250.65
14(i) Fee for lodging an application to the Building Appeals Board.  Application for modification of the building regulations relating to access for persons with disabilities under Section 160B of the Act41.89$569.70
 Regulation 1603 - Additional fees payable to the Building Appeals Board  
15(a) Fee for the time taken (fee per hour) to hear an appeal which is conducted as a fast track appeal (under section 147)14.75$200.60
 (b) Fee for a site inspection conducted by the Building Appeals Board hearing the matter (fee per hour)14.75$200.60

 

Plumbing

 Relevant FeeFee unitsFee ($)
1In regulation 45, price of a compliance certificate for the purposes of section 221ZN(5) of the Act2.43$33.05
2For an application under section 221T of the Act for a licence, registration or endorsement under section 221M, 221N, 221O, 221OA, 221P, 221Q or 221R of the Act                                    3.84$52.22
3For a licence under section 221M or 221Q of the Act or a renewal of that licence (if not endorsed) under section 221ZD of the Act21.37$290.63
4For registration under section 221O or 221R of the Act or a renewal of that registration (if not endorsed) under section 221ZD of the Act24.11$327.90
5For an endorsement under section 221N or 221OA of the Act2.13$28.97
6For a renewal of an endorsed licence or registration under section 221ZD of the Act21.37$290.63
7Fee for each endorsement on the licence or registration under section 221ZD of the Act2.13$28.97
8For provisional registration under section 221P of the Act or a renewal of provisional registration under section 221ZD of the Act8.03$109.21
9For a temporary licence under section 221W of the Act5.29$71.94
10For temporary registration under section 221W of the Act2.13$28.97
11For a late renewal under section 221ZE of the Act5.29$71.94
12For a duplicate licence or registration document under section 221Y of the Act2.13$28.97
13For an application for a declaration modifying the plumbing regulations under section 221ZZO of the Act8.03$109.21
14For a practical examination conducted by, or on behalf of, the Authority11.71$159.26
15For a theory examination conducted by, or on behalf of, the Authority4.27$58.07

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