Building application fees

Building application fees and charges, including application fees, pool safety inspection fees, pool safety certificate fees, building over sewer/stormwater fees and removal/relocation fees.

Building application fees (valid from 1 July 2017) Fee
Siting variations  
Application for assessment against the design and siting provisions. Requires inspection, assessment and decision by Brisbane City Council (lodged via the Council's online submission portal). $744.20
Application for assessment against the design and siting provisions. Requires inspection, assessment and decision by Brisbane City Council (all other lodgements). $768.30
Application for assessment against the design and siting provisions. Inspected and assessed by a private building certifier and requires a decision by Brisbane City Council  (lodged via the Council's online submission portal). $360.05
(You must be able to provide relevant documentation from the private certifier)
Application for assessment against the design and siting provisions. Inspected and assessed by a private building certifier and requires a decision by Brisbane City Council (all other lodgements). $417.75
(You must be able to provide relevant documentation from the private certifier)
Application for self assessable assessment against the design and siting provisions. $213.10
Application for assessment against the design and siting provisions, requires amendment and decision by Brisbane City Council is lodged in person.  Note - amendments to an existing application that is less than twelve (12) months old. $327.50
Application for an exemption from compliance with the swimming pool fencing standards. Requires inspection, assessment and decision. $652.85
Application for pool safety certificate inspection. Requires inspection, assessment and decision $430.35 (includes GST)

Pool Safety Certificate

These charges are set by State Legislation, and may be varied by the State during the financial year. Refer to Schedule 3 of the Building Regulation 2006 (Act, s 246AJ(3)).
Building over sewer Refer to Queensland Urban Utilities
Building over stormwater
​Building over stormwater - self certification
$904
$295
House removal or relocation - application for deciding whether the Local Government requires security for the rebuilding of a building or other structure removed from another site.  Requires inspection, assessment and decision. $652.85
House removal or relocation - where an application for deciding whether the Local Government requires security for the rebuilding of a building or other structure removed from another site.  Requires amendment and decision by Brisbane City Council.  Note - amendments to an existing application that is less than three (3) months old. $327.50
House removal or relocation - application for deciding whether the Local Government requires security for the removal of a building or other structure whether for rebuilding at another site or not. $325.50

 

01 July 2017