Brisbane infrastructure charges
The infrastructure charges summarised in the tables below are identified in the Brisbane Infrastructure Charges Resolution (No. 10) 2021 (Word - 168kb), which applies to development approvals given on and after 1 July 2021.
Please refer to Schedule 2 of the Charges Resolution for further details.
Adopted charges for reconfiguring a lot
|Demand unit||Council's adopted charge|
Adopted charges for material change of use or building work for residential development
|Use heading (Schedule 16 Planning Regulation 2017)||Demand unit||Council’s adopted charges|
|Residential (e.g. Dwelling house)||1 or 2 bedroom dwelling||$10,907.66|
|Residential (e.g. Dwelling house)||3 or more bedroom dwelling||$15,270.71|
|Accommodation (short-term) (e.g. Short-term accommodation)||Suite with 1 or 2 bedrooms||$5,453.80|
|Accommodation (short-term) (e.g. Short-term accommodation)||Suite with 3 or more bedrooms||$7,635.32|
|Accommodation (long term) (e.g. Retirement facility)||Suite with 1 or 2 bedrooms||$10,907.66|
|Accommodation (long term) (e.g. Retirement facility)||Suite with 3 or more bedrooms||$15,270.71|
Adopted charges for material change of use or building work for non-residential development
|Use heading (Schedule 16 Planning Regulation 2017)||Council’s adopted charges (per m2 of GFA) excluding stormwater charge|
|Places of assembly (e.g. Club)||$37.10|
|Commercial (bulk goods) (e.g. Garden centre)||$113.45|
|Commercial (office) (e.g. Office)||$113.45|
|Commercial (retail) (e.g. Shop)||$157.05|
|Educational facility (e.g. Childcare centre)||$113.45|
|Entertainment (e.g. Hotel)||$152.69|
|Indoor sport and recreation (non-court areas)||$152.69|
|Indoor sport and recreation (court areas)||$16.32|
|Other industry (e.g. Low impact industry)||$15.28|
|High impact industry or Special industry||$32.71|
|Low impact rural||$0|
|High impact rural||$10.88|
|Essential services (e.g. Veterinary services)||$113.45|
All non-residential development types (n/a to low or high impact rural)
|Stormwater network||Per impervious m²|
|Council's adopted charge for stormwater network||$10.91|
Council’s adopted charge is calculated by applying the applicable increase to the Local government proportion of the prescribed amount under s112 of the Planning Act 2016.
The Local government proportion is the agreed share between Council and Urban Utilities of the prescribed amounts identified in the Planning Regulation 2017. For further details on the proportions, refer to Schedule 2 of the Charges Resolution.
Note that transport, public parks and land for community facilities and stormwater network charges are levied by Council, while water supply and sewerage network charges are levied separately by Urban Utilities.