New South Wales Consolidated Regulations
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ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND ASSESSMENT REGULATION 2000 - REG 25AA
Assessment and preparation fees
25AA Assessment and preparation fees
(1) If a draft development control plan under section 3.44 of the Act is
prepared (and submitted to the relevant planning authority) by the owners of
the land to which it applies, the owners must pay the relevant
planning authority an assessment fee as determined by the planning authority.
(2) If any such draft development control plan is prepared by the relevant
planning authority at the request of the owners (or the percentage of the
owners as referred in section 3.44(3) of the Act), those owners must pay the
planning authority a preparation fee as determined by the planning authority.
(3) Any such assessment or preparation fee must not exceed the reasonable
cost, to the relevant planning authority, of assessing or preparing the draft
development control plan, carrying out any associated studies and publicly
exhibiting the draft plan.
(4) If there is more than one owner of the land to
which the draft development control plan applies, the fee concerned is to be
apportioned between them as the relevant planning authority determines.
If the Minister, in accordance with section 3.44(5)(b) of the Act, acts in the
place of a council to make the development control plan concerned, the council
must, if directed by the Minister to do so, forward to the Minister any
assessment or preparation fee that has been paid to the council in relation to
(6) Any assessment or preparation fees payable under clause 272,
273, 273A, 274A or 274B (as in force before their repeal by the Environmental
Planning and Assessment Amendment (Planning Instruments and Development
Consents) Regulation 2005 ) are taken to be fees (as determined by the
relevant planning authority concerned) payable under this clause. If, under
any such repealed clause, a lessee was liable to pay a fee, a reference in
this clause to the owner of the land extends to any such lessee.
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